Current Employment Policy Paradigms in the UK, Sweden and Germany

  • Johannes Kananen


The pressures facing labour markets in different European countries are broadly similar. Post-industrialism leads to less stable economic growth and confronts individuals with greater uncertainty in their employment. More vulnerable groups in particular find it less easy to enter or remain in paid work. Many countries are experiencing ‘jobless growth’ and structural unemployment (Sarfati and Bonoli, 2002).


Labour Market Reservation Wage Labour Market Policy Employment Policy Sickness Benefit 
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