Andreas Bergh is associate professor in Economics at Lund university and fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm.

His research concerns the welfare state, institutions, development, globalization, trust and social norms.

He has published in journals such as European Economic Review, World Development, European Sociological Review and Public Choice. He is the author of 'Sweden and the revival of the capitalist welfare state" (Edward Elgar, 2014).

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Ur The Idealist

In the small commercial center of the village, empty tins of vegetable oil from USAID were hammered flat and made into doors. […] ”Our people have refugee syndrome,” Ahmed said reflectively. ”There are so many handouts here. Free food, free medications, free water, free education. And now we come in and talk to them about empowerment. Are you seeing the problem? The concept is very hard” (s. 79)

Ur Nina Munks bok om Jeffrey Sachs.

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