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Reform capacity and macroeconomic performance in the Nordic countries

Author: Torben M Andersen; Michael Bergman; Svend E Hougaard Jensen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Reform capacity and macroeconomic performance in the Nordic countries.
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The outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008 has had significant effects on economic activity, unemployment, and public finances for all European countries. However, European economies do not form a homogenous region, and any serious analysis of macroeconomic imbalances in Europe must account for the fact that different economic and political models and circumstances operate across the continent. This book focuses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Torben M Andersen; Michael Bergman; Svend E Hougaard Jensen
ISBN: 9780198717102 0198717105 9780191785740 0191785741
OCLC Number: 909839040
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: 1. Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Nordic Economies: Past, Present, and Future ; 2. Collective Risk Sharing: The Social Safety Net and Employment ; Commentary on Chapter 2: Social Trust and the Efficiency-Equity Trade-Off ; 3. Missing the Link? On the Political Economy of Nordic Egalitarianism ; Commentary on Chapter 3 ; 4. Labour Market Policies in Denmark: A Story of Structural Reforms and Evidence Based Policy ; Commentary on Chapter 4 ; 5. What Scope for Monetary Policy? Experiences from the Nordic Countries after the Financial Crisis ; Commentary on Chapter 5 ; 6. Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Stabilization in Norway and Sweden ; Commentary on Chapter 6 ; 7. House Prices in Denmark and Sweden ; Commentary on Chapter 7 ; 8. Reforming the Fiscal Framework: The Case of Sweden 1973-2013 ; Commentary on Chapter 8 ; 9. Shaping the Fiscal Policy Framework: Lessons from Fiscal Consolidations in Denmark and Sweden ; Commentary on Chapter 9 ; 10. A Crisis Not Wasted: Institutional and Structural Reforms Behind Norway's Strong Macroeconomic Performance ; Commentary on Chapter 10 ; 11. Finland and Sweden in Cross-Country Comparison: What are the Lessons? ; Commentary on Chapter 11 ; 12. Iceland: How Could This Happen? ; Commentary on Chapter 12 ; 13. Challenges to the Nordic Model
Responsibility: Torben M. Andersen, Michael Bergman, and Svend E. Hougaard Jensen.

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This volume examines whether the reform experiences in the Nordic economies offer some lessons for the design of the general fiscal framework in the wake of the financial crisis.  Read more...

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