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Refugees in Sweden

September 14th, 2015

Episode 347 of 678 episodes

Edwin Lane visits the Swedish capital Stockholm to find out how the government there are welcoming refugees and trying to realise their economic potential in the labour market. Professor Eskil Wadensjo from the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University discusses the country's history of immigration and the economic benefits it has brought. And the Financial Times' Lucy Kellaway asks why claiming your expenses is so arduous. (Photo: Demonstration in solidarity with refugees in Stockholm. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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