sweden

Even today, from 49 to 64 percent of British and Swedish peoples' social status is determined by that of their parents.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 18, 2012
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"Today, as some wonder about the way forward out of economic recession and fiscal crisis, the answer once again is ‘Look to Poland,'" Mitt Romney declared in a speech in Warsaw yesterday. But the secret to Poland's success, as Matt O'Brien and Matt Yglesias have noted, is aggressive currency debasement.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 1, 2012
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The idea that poor education is related to crime is pretty intuitive: good teachers are less likely to want to serve in high-crime areas, poor education makes finding non-criminal employment more difficult, crime and poor education both cluster around low-income, high-poverty neighborhoods, etc. But does tackling one problem help address the other as well?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 30, 2012
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