Nils-Gustav Lundgren

In media: Tough for small municipalities

Published: 29 November 2013

Arjeplog has been rewarded The municipality of the year, something that make Professor Nils-Gustav Lundgren at Luleå University of Technology happy. He has conducted research on rural issues and believes that small communities need all the encouragement they can get.

– It's fun for them. Those who struggle with development in small municipalities is in need of encouragement, because they have terrible powers against them. It is enough to look at the age structure, there are many who die and few who get born, says Nils-Gustav Lundgren to SVT Nordnytt.