Welfare-State Finland Tops Ranking of Economies

“[T]his small Nordic nation boasts a thriving hi-tech economy ranked the most competitive in the world, the best educated citizenry of all the industrialized countries, and a welfare state that has created one of the globe's most egalitarian societies.” (Christian Science Monitor, Wednesday)

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