The Norwegian model
The term refers to how the society is organized in Norway. The model is based on the fundamental values of democracy, human rights, solidarity and trust. The goal of the model is personal freedom, social equality and economic growth.
It describes the interaction between the factors of economic policies, the cooperation between employer organizations and the main trade unions to decide wages and work hours, work life balance and the public welfare system. The result is that the model has contributed to high emplyment, economic development and a high standard of life.
The Norwegian welfare system
The comprehensive welfare state is based on the National Insurance Scheme.
Safe jobs, working condition and taxes
Kindergarten and the school system in Oslo
Interesting in depth articles
Nordics.info can be used for in debth information about the Norwegian civil society and the welfare state.