Nordic Challenges Conference

05 - 06 Nov 2021 Add To Calendar
Boston University, Boston, USA
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The Nordic states continue to score high on global indexes of happiness, equality and welfare, transparency and economic competitiveness, environmental policies, trust, associational life, and government effectiveness. Yet recent developments challenge the utopian vision of Nordic economic and social democracy. Particularly distressing are the impacts of neoliberal reforms, the rise of populism and the heightened instability associated with the withdrawal of the United States in many areas of .. continue reading global policymaking. First, waves of neoliberal reforms in recent years make it difficult to determine whether the Nordic model endures. To what extent does the Nordic model today reflect the social and democratic ideas associated with the model in the 1970s and 1980s? The reforms of the past three decades have been justified as necessary to save the Nordic models, but these reforms may also represent a departure from the Nordic brand of governance, welfare and democracy. Third, the withdrawal of the U.S. from many joint global arenas – together with climate crisis, new trade regimes and increased international interest in the arctic – indicate a shift in geopolitical positioning of the Nordic countries.


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