Riksbank’s Skingsley sees potential in helicopter money

Cecilia Skingsley
Cecilia Skingsley wants central bankers to consider helicopter money more seriously. Photo: Riksbank

Central bankers should at least consider using helicopter money as the scope for monetary policy becomes ever narrower, Sveriges Riksbank's Cecilia Skingsley said today (May 19).

Small, open economies such as Sweden find themselves in a particularly difficult position, as they are squeezed by falling global real interest rates and buffeted by monetary policy decisions in larger economies, the deputy governor told a conference in Stockholm.

It may no longer be possible to conduct policy in the

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