Riksbank deputy questions the role of inflation targeting


The debate regarding the pros and cons of inflation targeting received a new voice yesterday as a Per Jansson, deputy governor of Sveriges Riksbank, weighed in on the topic, suggesting policy changes may need to be made without first needing to fit a conceptual framework.

Speaking at Karlstad University, Jansson praised the stabilising influence of inflation targeting that was first introduced into a tumultuous Swedish economy in November 1992. At that time, the country had just experienced the

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