College and post-graduate wage premium in the English speaking countries, France, S. Korea, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden

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Source: Education at a Glance 2015, section 6.

A Brief Case Study on the Finnish Language

The Nordic Gender Equality Paradox

Before tax child poverty in USA and Scandinavia

@BernieSanders how did Danish, Swedish, Finnish & Norwegian billionaires make their money?

OK, Nordic billionaire population sizes might be small, but plenty more billionaires make their own money in neoliberal USA than in Bernie Sanders’ Utopia

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Source: Caroline Freund and Sarah Oliver, The Origins of the Superrich: The Billionaire Characteristics Database (2016).

Public, mandatory & voluntary private social expenditure, G7, Nordics, Australia & New Zealand

Mandatory and voluntary private social expenditure makes a big difference to the degree of social insurance in some countries but not others. The calculation of these numbers in purchasing power parity would be much more interesting.

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Source: OECD Income Distribution database.

% social benefits in cash by income quintile, G7, Nordics, Australia and New Zealand

Some welfare states are much more targeted. Australia has the most targeted welfare state in terms of public social benefits paid in cash to the bottom quintile (Q1) of income earners.

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Source: OECD Income Distribution database.

A bizarre Finnish amateur racing car practice for redistributing winning

Nordic all-in average personal income tax rates at average wage by family type – corrected

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Data extracted on 21 Jan 2016 05:12 UTC (GMT) from OECD.Stat.

How Scandinavian Countries Pay for Their Government Spending

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