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The Monthly Policy Review
The Monthly Policy Review is an independent research publication catering to a global audience that wishes to keep abreast of issues that shape the political- and economic climate in Sweden.
The report provides insight into Swedish current affairs and is designed as a resource to understand the complexities and subtleties of the country while keeping on top of the latest policy news. Further, the reports are tailored for internationals, helping them overcome possible cultural- and historical gaps in their knowledge of Sweden.
Published once a month, the review offers analysis of the topics that shape the political- and economic climate in Sweden i.a. national politics, economy, security- and defence, energy, social developments and geo-political issues. Our insightful analytical reports give you the opportunity to understand not just outcomes but also the forces in Swedish policy-making that drive those outcomes.
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Each article is carefully researched and cross-checked across a variety of sources, including through personal contacts that we maintain.
Examples of topics we have covered
Each report feature 3-4 research articles on Swedish current affairs. Below are some examples of topics we have covered over the years:
Sweden’s hydrogen strategy
Deep dives into several of the tech industries including gaming, life sciences and fintech
Frugal Sweden: Sweden and EU budget negotiations
Sweden and Brexit
Learning to be Swedish: Integration in Sweden
Election scene setters
Swedish-Finnish defence cooperation
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The Mundus Team
The team working on the Monthly Policy review consist of writers and editors, with deep understanding of Swedish and international affairs. We come from academia, corporates, NGOs and the public sector with one thing in common: We are global citizens with an outside-in perspective on Sweden.
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