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Employment Relations in Denmark Feb.17, 2011
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Economic Context Small country, slightly smaller than Vermont and New Hampshire combined Population: 5.51 million (Jan. 2010) A rich, modern society, GDP per capita $62,015 (2008) EU member since 1973, but has decided not to participate in the Euro (currency: Krone)
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Source: IMF
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Source: IMF
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Source: IMF
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Welfare State Free education, Health care free and all citizens are covered government subsidizes two-thirds of annual spending on drugs financed through taxes and costs a little more than half the cost per capita than in the United States Generous unemployment benefits (70-90% of prior salaries, up to 4 years and reduced to 2 years in 2010) Danish Principle: Equality Happiest place in the earth!
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Constitutional monarchy Political parties: Venstre (Liberal), Social Democratic, Danish People’s, Socialist People’s, Conservative, Social Liberal, New Alliance, Unity List. Prime minister: Lars Løkke Rasmussen , a
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course LABOR STUD 575:301 taught by Professor Liu during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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