Stefán Ólafsson

Stefán Ólafsson is a Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, University of Iceland. Stefán's areas of research are in welfare and the Great Recession and touch upon themes like employment, incomes and taxes, poverty and social change. For more information on Stefán, please click here.


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Stefán Ólafsson is a Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, University of Iceland. Photo: S. Ólafsson.

2021.02.03 | Podcast, Stefán Ólafsson, Public policy, Economy

Iceland: Uncovering the Nordic Welfare State with Stefán Ólafsson

Interested in the Nordic universal welfare systems and how effective welfare can be in times of crisis? How has Iceland fared compared to the other Nordic countries, before and after the Great Recession of 2008? Can this teach us anything about how to tackle Covid? Join the editor of nordics.info, Nicola Witcombe, on her virtual visit around the…