11.09.2016 The Nordic Model for Dummies Internasjonalt Time and again we find Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, with their 25 million inhabitants, on the lists of the world’s best countries to live in. You, living outside the Nordics, may wonder: Have the Nordics really performed that well? How do you make your Nordic Model fly? Can we clone it back home? The note The Nordic Model for Dummies tries to give you some answers.