This books examines economic conditions and policies in Sweden. Topics include adjusting to slower economic growth, labor markets, taxation, the public sector, and Swedish political foundations.
Barry Bosworth is a senior fellow and Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics at the Brookings Institution.
Alice M. Rivlin is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute. She has been director of both the White House Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office, and has served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board. Among her previous books is Beyond the Dot.coms: The Economic Promise of the Internet (Brookings, 2001), written with Robert Litan.