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Sweden :, 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden

In this study, economic developments and policies used for the recovery of financial stability of Sweden against global recession are discussed. The low inflation is reached by increasing Riksbank policy rate. The role of fiscal policy council is explained. The Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) recommendations are endorsed on financial institutions. These include merging the stability and deposit insurance funds, establishing a special bank resolution regime, and increasing further the Financial Supervisory Agency’s capacity. Also, the Basel III capital regulations are supported by the authorities
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. A Strong Recovery; Boxes; 1. Competitiveness and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate; II. Outlook and Risks; III. Sustaining Recovery and Employment; A. Fiscal Policy and Framework; 2. Housing Market: "Doomed" or "Different"?; 3. Fiscal Policy Framework; B. Monetary Policy and Framework; C. Labor Market Issues; IV. Financial Sector Stability; 4. Liquidity Risk; 5. The Swedish Covered Bond Market; V. The Authorities' Views; VI. Staff Appraisal; Tables; 1. Selected Economic and Social Indicators, 2005-12; 2. Financial System Structure, 2002-10
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non fiction
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