The Nordic Welfare Model and the Refugee Crisis: Buffer or Weakness?

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The Nordic welfare model has long boasted impressive social benefits, leading Sweden, Denmark, and Finland to rank highest for living, redistribution, and social inclusion. Will the ranking of Nordic countries fare as well as their migrant populations increase? A post from the OECD Insights blog explains how the Nordic labour market structure might be inhibiting migrant integration. Read more of the OECD Migration Insights blog post here.

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