Pauli Kettunen

Pauli Kettunen is Professor of Political History in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki. His research interests include the welfare state and industrial relations, nationalism and globalisation, and the conceptual history of politics. You can read more about Pauli Kettunen here.

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Support for the welfare state remains in the Nordics, even by those at the opposite ends of the political spectrum.

2019.06.25 | Article, Helena Kaarina Blomberg, Pauli Kettunen, Public policy, Governance, Research, University of Helsinki

The Nordic welfare state: staying fit-for-purpose

There have been drastic changes to the political and economic climate since the inception of the Nordic welfare states in the twentieth century. Changes are required to meet the needs of today’s populations. People are less static than they once were; their roles both in and out of the job market change over time, and integration with the…