TitleSocial policy and economic development in the Nordic countries / edited by Olli Kangas and Joakim Palme
1. Social policy and economic development in the Nordic countries : an introduction / Olli Kangas and Joakim Palme -- 2. Coming late, catching up : the formation of a "Nordic model" / Olli Kangas and Joakim Palme -- 3. Voluntary state-subsidized social insurance in the advanced industrialized world since the 1890s : the Nordic experience in comparative perspective / Eero Carroll -- 4. Empowering social policy : the role of social care services in modern welfare states / Anneli Anttonen -- 5. Family policy and cross-national patterns of poverty / Tommy Ferrarini and Katja Forssén -- 6. Education and equal life-chances : investing in children / Gosta Esping-Andersen -- 7. Fighting inequalities in health and income : one important road to welfare and social development / Johan Fritzell and Olle Lundberg -- 8. Does the welfare State harm economic growth? : Sweden as a strategic test case / Walter Korpi -- 9. Growth and employment in the Nordic welfare states in the 1990s : a tale of crisis and revival / Jaakko Kiander -- 10. Financing "big-tax" welfare states : Sweden during crisis and recovery / Ola Sjöberg -- 11. The Nordic model of the information society : the Finnish case / Pekka Himanen -- 12. Does the most brilliant future of the "Nordic Model" have to be in the past? / Olli Kangas and Joakim Palme.