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The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of lea...
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This country report was prepared for the project "Alternative approaches to financing lifelong learning". It analyses and presents the development of lifelong learning in Sweden, and proposes ways to assist in improving it.
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The Nordic Countries are often considered one homogeneous unity. This is understandable as there indeed are great similarities between the countries. The languages in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are f.i. very close and a considerable part of the c...
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This publication examines how five member countries implemented budgeting reforms in 1994-95. The reforms focussed on giving spending agencies greater flexibility in using resources, in exchange for holding them responsible for achieving results.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 1997-1998.
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Twelve countries participated in this review, which provided a cross-national perspective on themes of common interest and growing importance regarding the first years of tertiary education. This report, prepared by the review team, regards the study of Sweden.
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This collection of papers illustrates the increasing momentum of performance management developments in OECD countries and raises many common issues which must be faced when developing a focus on performance as part of overall public management reform.
The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index.
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The Swedish governement has fundamentally reoriented its foreign direct investment policies, moving away from a complex system of overlapping governmental and private restrictions towards a more open and liberal regime.