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A new definition of economic democracy – and what it means for inequality

Cumbers, Andrew (2018) A new definition of economic democracy – and what it means for inequality. Democratic Audit Blog (01 Mar 2018). Blog Entry.

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How democratic is an economy? And which countries are best at engaging the population in economic decision making? To answer these questions, writes Andrew Cumbers (University of Glasgow), the Democratising the Economy project has developed a new index of economic democracy, which incorporates a broad range of measures and reassess its relationship with inequality. The index shows that, though there is no single model for increasing economic democracy, Scandinavian countries perform particularly well in terms of economic participation, inequality and productivity.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 14 May 2021 14:39
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:06

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