Knowledge on the Nordics

Uncovering the Nordic Model with Caroline de la Porte

May 06, 2021 nordics.info interviews Caroline de la Porte Season 3 Episode 7
Knowledge on the Nordics
Uncovering the Nordic Model with Caroline de la Porte
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Listen to this nordics.info podcast if you are interested in finding out more about:

  • The traits of the Nordic Model;
  • Examples of policy successes and policy challenges in the Nordics;
  • The relationship between the Nordics and the EU;
  • The provision of universal services, like early years childcare in Denmark and Sweden.

Editor of nordics.info Nicola Witcombe interviews Caroline de la Porte, a European political economist and Professor at the Department of International Economics, Government and Business at Copenhagen Business School. This is the seventh virtual visit around the Nordic countries in the podcast series ’The Nordics Uncovered: Critical Voices from the Region’ and was recorded in April 2021.

The Nordic Model
Characteristics of the Nordic welfare state: services
What is flexicurity?
The social investment perspective
Policy successes from Finland and diffusion at EU level
Approach to European social policy in the Nordics e.g. Denmark
Early years child care: case study of universal services
Differences between Denmark and Sweden: national - regional divisions
Denmark as a nanny state