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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.
This report is the third OECD review of Sweden’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on Sweden's longstanding commitment to mitigating emissions of greenhouse gases and its management of marine ecosystem services and water.
Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental illness. This report on Sweden is the second in a series of reports looking at how