Sweden’s Globalisation Council have just published a report I have written entitled "Is Free Migration Compatible with a European-Style Welfare State?" Milton Friedman thought that it wasn’t. Conventional wisdom on both left and right concurs. I disagree. The abstract is as follows: This report examines the interaction between free migration and a European-style welfare state, [...]
in Svenska Dagbladet, here
I was in Stockholm earlier this week speaking at a conference organised by Sweden's Globalisation Council, making the case for open borders in front of an audience including the country's immigration minister, the head of its trade-union federation and the deputy head of its employers federation. I have also written a paper for the Council [...]
In Swedish. Read it here
by Lena Jordebo. Listen to it here
In Swedish, here
My trip to Stockholm has attracted quite a lot of media attention and debate. Niclas Ericsson has very kindly emailed me the leader that he wrote for corren.se about it. I hope it’s positive, but I can’t know for sure as I unfortunately don’t understand Swedish.
I’m just back from a fantastic trip to Stockholm, where I spoke about Immigrants at Timbro and the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and got lots of media coverage. I’m back in Sweden next Friday, 1 June, to speak at the hoodsfred, a cultural festival in Kista outside Stockholm. My book is available in English from [...]