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Are Swedes lazy?

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16:36 CET+01:00
Swedes have a reputation for studying longer, working fewer hours, taking more sick leave, enjoying more holiday and retiring earlier than people in most other comparable countries. Are Swedes very efficient - or just plain lazy?

D. Garvey, Copenhagen

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