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In Search of a Method for Measuring the Output Gap of the Swedish Economy

  • Hjelm, Göran

    ()

    (National Institute of Economic Research)

  • Jönsson, Kristian

    (National Institute of Economic Research)

This paper describes and evaluates measures of trend (or potential) output in order to improve the measuring and understanding of the current state of the Swedish economy. The target group of the paper is primarily policy makers and analysts in Sweden and international organisations who study the Swedish economy and give recommendations concerning appropriate stabilization policies. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the ones of neither the National Institute of Economic Research nor the Ministry of Finance.

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Length: 89 pages
Date of creation: 01 Feb 2010
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:nierwp:0115
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