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Sweden : Adjoining the Guarantee Pension with NDC (English)

This paper analyzes old-age incomes in Sweden from a pension policy perspective, focusing on both the economic position of elderly citizens and the redistributive effects of the pension system’s different parts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136557 APR 01, 2019

Nelson,Kenneth; Nieuwenhuis,Rense; Alm,Susanne Disclosed

The Swedish NDC Scheme : Success on Track with Room for Reflection (English)

Sweden’s reform began with a published sketch in 1992 and developed into nonfinancial defined contribution (NDC) legislation in 1994. This paper discusses the underpinnings of the Swedish NDC scheme’s financial stability, factors influencing the adequacy of benefits, and its interplay with other components of the pension system: the public financial defined contribution scheme, the minimum pension guarantee, and the occupational schemes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136539 APR 01, 2019

Palmer, Edward; Könberg, Bo Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Sweden (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131831 OCT 31, 2018

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Sweden (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121101 NOV 01, 2017

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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Sweden (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Sweden. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109986 OCT 25, 2016

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The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability (English)

Payroll taxes in Sweden were reduced substantially for people ages 26 years or younger on July 1, 2007. The objective of this tax cut was to lower youth unemployment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7854 OCT 11, 2016

Malm,Arvid; Eklund,Johan; Francis,David C.; Jiang,Nan Disclosed

Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)

Sovereign credit guarantees and government on-lending can catalyze private sector investment and fulfill specific policy objectives. However, contingent liabilities stemming from guarantees and contingent assets stemming from on-lending expose governments to risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7538 JAN 22, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian Disclosed

Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending - country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)

Sovereign credit guarantees and government on-lending can catalyze private sector investment and fulfill specific policy objectives. However, contingent liabilities stemming from guarantees and contingent assets stemming from on-lending expose governments to risk. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102884 JAN 01, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian Disclosed

Corporate governance in Swenglish : a combination of international corporate governance discipline and Swedish cases (English)

Inspired by the global corporate governance forum the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance started in 2009 the Executive Education for Professional Board Members. ... See More +

Working Paper 110668 JAN 01, 2016

Hasselgren,Carl Raoul Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Sweden (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Sweden. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100855 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for Sweden, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Sweden. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption ... See More +

Working Paper 105579 SEP 15, 2015

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Enterprise surveys : Sweden country highlights 2014 (English)

The World Bank interviewed a representative sample of the private sector in 4 of the most active economic regions in Sweden. The sample consisted of 600 business establishments surveyed from January 2014 through November 2014. ... See More +

99372 MAY 04, 2015

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Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)

This paper analyzes recent trends in Sweden's labor market regulations in relation to comparator economies and examines the relationship between labor market regulations and outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7229 APR 02, 2015

Ulku,Hulya; Muzi,Silvia Disclosed

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Sweden (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Sweden. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92138 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Sweden country profile 2010 (English)

The country profile for Sweden is based on data from the enterprise surveys conducted by the World Bank in 2014. The Enterprise Surveys focus on the many factors that shape the business environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 99351 JAN 01, 2014

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Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)

This report’s starting point is thus to acknowledge that despite Sweden’s many virtues, there are areas in which it can do better, and the task has been to identify those areas, focusing particularly on the quality of the investment climate and competitiveness. ... See More +

100920 JAN 01, 2014

Ulku,Hulya; Dutz,Mark Andrew; Hambardzumyan,Anushavan; Jiang, Nan (Charlotte); Meilland,Thibault; Perotti,Valeria; Primiani,Tanya; Saltane,Valentina; Vilquin,Julien Disclosed

Sweden and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Sweden's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 4,257.2 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Sweden contributed U.S. 107.5 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), U.S. 229.2 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs), and U.S. 5.7 million dollars to International Finance Corporation (IFC) TFs. ... See More +

Brief 89590 DEC 31, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in European Union (EU). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83408 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : Sweden - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Sweden. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82976 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Sweden - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

This report gives 14 indicators that describe a country's macro fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80431 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael;Pande, Aaka;Eozenou, Patrick;Leive, Adam;Smitz, Marc;Ozcelik, Ece;Fidler, Armin;Klingen, Nicole Disclosed

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Sweden : Adjoining the Guarantee Pension with NDC (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136557 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Swedish NDC Scheme : Success on Track with Room for Reflection (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136539 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Sweden (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131831 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Sweden (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121101 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Sweden (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109986 Working Paper
The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7854 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7538 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending - country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102884 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corporate governance in Swenglish : a combination of international corporate governance discipline and Swedish cases (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 110668 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Sweden (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100855 Working Paper
Country data report for Sweden, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105579 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Sweden country highlights 2014 (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 99372
Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)
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APR 02, 2015 WPS7229 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Sweden (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92138 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Sweden country profile 2010 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 99351 Working Paper
Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 100920
Sweden and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89590 Brief
Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83408 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Sweden - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82976 Working Paper
Sweden - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80431 Brief