There’s a lot to learn from a country like Sweden. Having lived and studied in the south of Sweden for the better part of the past year, I’ve found it easy to see why it’s held in such high regard. With free education, universal healthcare, and myriad other benefits available to its citizens, Sweden is a great example of a how a welfare state can look after its people and yet still remain competitive in a global market.
Few places in the world have managed to maintain strong economies with high tax rates and welfare spending. Eddie Go delves into the Swedish origins of the unique Scandinavian model.
This article first appeared in Short Supply 2016 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!