Policy Briefs

  • 31-March-2015

    English, PDF, 516kb

    Sweden Policy Brief: Boosting Job Creation by Connecting the Employment and Skills System to Employers

    Sweden has a well-educated population and a high level of skills relative to other OECD countries, but student performance has fallen for the past decades. An additional challenge is how to better connect the education system to the labour market to ensure that students are equipped with those skills demanded by employers.

  • 31-March-2015

    English, PDF, 354kb

    Sweden Policy Brief: Achieving Greater Equality of Opportunities and Outcomes for All

    Sweden’s level of income inequality is low by international standards but has steadily increased since the mid-1980s, faster than in any other OECD country. Reversing the increase in inequality requires a policy package built on three pillars.

  • 31-March-2015

    English, PDF, 343kb

    Sweden Policy Brief: Promoting Labour Market Integration among Sweden's Migrant Population

    Much thought has gone into the design of migrant integration policy in recent years, but migrants’ labour market outcomes continue to lag behind those of other Swedes, notably because of low educational attainment and literacy proficiency.

  • 14-February-2007

    Swedish, , 186kb

    Economic Survey of Sweden, 2007 - Summary in Swedish

    SammanfattningSverige kan glädja sig åt en utmärkt makroekonomisk utveckling med hög tillväxttakt, låg arbetslöshet och stabila inflationsförväntningar. Tidiga åtgärder, som vidtogs på 1990-talet, för att reformera lagstiftningen ger utdelning i form av produktivitets- och BNP-tillväxt. Det finns dock problem på marginalen. Sysselsättningsgraden har inte återhämtat sig till traditionellt höga nivåer sedan krisen i början av