Posts Tagged ‘welfare state’

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    Sweden, Ikea and Taxes

    May 18, 12 • 1197 Views • No Comments

    Our story starts when Ikea’s founder, Ingvar Kamprad, left Sweden during the 1970s. It ends with Sweden’s current finance minister saying that taxes were the reason. Associated with a more humane form of capitalism, Sweden was the prototype for......  [read more]

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    The Magic of 49

    May 6, 12 • 863 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes, one employee makes a huge difference. In France, one extra worker can mean that a firm needs to create worker councils, establish profit sharing, and report to employee representatives when firing people for economic reasons. BUT…that worker......  [read more]