This paper provides a synthesis of the three papers on the non-Nordic developed economies, Ireland, Japan and Switzerland along the following themes: role of the state, openness, education and human capital, and macroeconomic stability. It then draws lessons for developing countries of today.
Findlay, R. Country Role Models: Synthesis of Ireland, Japan and Switzerland. UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland (2010) 11 pp. ISBN 978-92-9230-327-3 [WIDER Working Paper No. 2010/89]