[Opinion] Paid Parental Leave Is Fueling Sweden's Start-Up Boom

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The New Republic (25.08.2015) Each week, Sweden’s national Twitter account allows a different Swede to take over tweeting and tell his or her story. Last week it was Louise Samet, a new mom and an employee of Swedish e-commerce giant Klarna. But unlike Amazon, where women only receive eight weeks of paid leave and men receive none, Klarna supplements  68 weeks of paid leave, which is split evenly between mothers and fathers.