Case Study : The Welfare State
and its Impact on Business
Competitiveness : Sweden Inc.
for Sale ?
Welfare policies adopted by Sweden.
Initial success of “Swedish Model” : Full
Employment and Equality.
Cracks in “Swedish Model”
There exists a trade off between absolute
welfare state and economic development.
Policies must be dynamic in nature with respect
to time (success and after effects of “Swedish
The role of government is to provide good
climate for people as well as for businesses.