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Improving the knowledge base for social policy will be a gradual, long-term process reflecting the complexity, and sometimes unpredictability, of human behaviour. The long run trend towards more inequality has continued, with some slight ups and downs.[10] The highest gini-coefficient -- a measure of inequality -- of disposable income was in 2000, mainly the result of capital gains that occurred as a result of the peaking of the stock market.[11] It has narrowed since then, but it is still markedly higher than it was in the 1990s.[12] That Sweden had the least income inequality of any industrialized country in 1980 and still does is because other countries have also increased their income inequality.[13] Employment is the surest guarantee in Sweden to avoid poverty, but tax and transfer policies continue to play a big role in lifting many out of poverty.

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Publisher: National Academies Press (March 5, 2003)

ISBN: 0309087120

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