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See, for instance, Jackman, Layard and Nickell (1991) for a detailed discussion of the impact of labor market programs.
See Baumol, Blackman and Wolf (1989) for a detailed analysis of the factors influencing productivity in the long run.
Lindbeck (1990) has argued that the generous welfare state and the large public sector are partly to blame for Sweden’s poor productivity performance.
See, for instance, the discussion in Milgrom and Roberts (1990). Organization of firms on ‘post-Fordist’ lines is said to have become increasingly important since the mid-1970s. Eliasson et.al. (1990) document some of these changes for Sweden.