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Globalization and the Swedish Labor Market

Borelli, Miriam (2010)
Department of Economics
Abstract
Globalization is a widespread phenomenon that is having a strong influence on the modern society, creating both threats and opportunities. One of the most affected areas by the global pressures is the labor market, which requires specific policies and tools to respond to the increasing challenges. It is thus the task of the modern welfare states, to intervene in the attempt of transforming the global effects in opportunities rather than threats. The work analyzes the relationship between globalization and labor market, both from a theoretical and a practical point of view. The Swedish labor market is analyzed in detail, underlining both its strengths and weaknesses deriving from globalization and suggesting some solutions to improve the... (More)
Globalization is a widespread phenomenon that is having a strong influence on the modern society, creating both threats and opportunities. One of the most affected areas by the global pressures is the labor market, which requires specific policies and tools to respond to the increasing challenges. It is thus the task of the modern welfare states, to intervene in the attempt of transforming the global effects in opportunities rather than threats. The work analyzes the relationship between globalization and labor market, both from a theoretical and a practical point of view. The Swedish labor market is analyzed in detail, underlining both its strengths and weaknesses deriving from globalization and suggesting some solutions to improve the results. (Less)
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author
Borelli, Miriam
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
labor market, Sweden, globalization, Economics, econometrics, economic theory, economic systems, economic policy, Nationalekonomi, ekonometri, ekonomisk teori, ekonomiska system, ekonomisk politik
language
English
id
1545844
date added to LUP
2010-02-07 00:00:00
date last changed
2010-08-03 10:53:02
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  abstract     = {Globalization is a widespread phenomenon that is having a strong influence on the modern society, creating both threats and opportunities. One of the most affected areas by the global pressures is the labor market, which requires specific policies and tools to respond to the increasing challenges. It is thus the task of the modern welfare states, to intervene in the attempt of transforming the global effects in opportunities rather than threats. The work analyzes the relationship between globalization and labor market, both from a theoretical and a practical point of view. The Swedish labor market is analyzed in detail, underlining both its strengths and weaknesses deriving from globalization and suggesting some solutions to improve the results.},
  author       = {Borelli, Miriam},
  keyword      = {labor market,Sweden,globalization,Economics, econometrics, economic theory, economic systems, economic policy,Nationalekonomi, ekonometri, ekonomisk teori, ekonomiska system, ekonomisk politik},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Globalization and the Swedish Labor Market},
  year         = {2010},
}