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Sweden's approach to monetary policy

The Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank, is an authority under the Riksdag (parliament) with responsibility for monetary policy. Its objectives are to maintain price stability and to promote a safe and efficient payment system. With the advent of the new regime, which went into effect in January 1999, the Riksdag appoints the Riksbank's Governing Council, which, in turn, appoints its Executive Board, including its Chairman, who serves as Governor of the Riksbank. A member of the Executive Board may not be a member of the Riksdag, a government minister, or an employee of the Government ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Q 2 , Pages 51-55

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Are we like Sweden? recovery in the labor market

More than 20 years ago Sweden suffered a severe financial crisis that brought unemployment to an all-time high. To this day the unemployment rate has not returned to where it was before the crisis. Economists say that if the U.S. is anything like Sweden, our full recovery may still be a long way off. Sweden is like the U.S. in many ways, but the roots of its labor market troubles appear to be very different from ours.
Economic Commentary , Issue Feb

Journal Article
EU + Austria + Finland + Sweden + ?

FRBSF Economic Letter

Conference Paper
What lessons can be learned from recent financial crises? : the Swedish experience

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

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Quantitative easing the Swedish way

Most central banks implement quantitative easing through asset purchases. Sweden took a different path.
Economic Synopses

Transcript of Fireside Chat at Rutgers University—New Brunswick: November 29, 2017

Transcript of Fireside Chat at Rutgers University?New Brunswick: November 29, 2017.
Speech , Paper 265

Journal Article
Is Cash Still King?

Feature article titled: "Is Cash Still King? Despite new technologies for electronic payments, cash has never been more popular. What's driving the demand?"
Econ Focus , Issue 2Q , Pages 18-21

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The credibility of inflation targets

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
Price stability and the Swedish monetary experiment

An examination of the feasibility and appropriateness of establishing a direct, price-index target as the primary objective of U.S. monetary policy, with particular emphasis on the Swedish Riksbank's experiment with such an approach during the 1930s.
Economic Commentary , Issue Dec

Journal Article
The Swedish experience in reducing budget deficits and debt

By 1994, Sweden had a budget deficit of 10 percent of GDP, highest among OECD countries. Its public debt had doubled in three years. Such high debt levels were threatening Sweden's economic stability and making it increasingly vulnerable to disruptive global capital market flows. The new government that took office in late 1994 put in place an aggressive fiscal consolidation program aimed at reducing the deficit significantly by 1997 and balancing the budget by 1998.> Sweden's finance minister Persson discusses his country's recent efforts to reduce its budget deficit. In overview remarks ...
Economic Review , Volume 81 , Issue Q I , Pages 7-9


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