Riksbank report deflects criticism over persistent below-target inflation


An economic commentary, published by Sweden's Sveriges Riksbank, has defended the central bank's record, saying persistently below-target inflation is caused partly by factors outside the Riksbanks's control, and the link between tight policy and high unemployment may be weaker than many suggest.

The report, Inflation, Unemployment and Monetary Policy, by Riksbank economists Ulf Söderström and Anders Vredin, points out that low inflation is partly the result of the choice of inflation measure

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: