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Combatting the Debt Addiction

Evenemang   •   Maj 21, 2014 13:47 CEST

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MAY
The Aula, Stockholm School of Economics, Sveavägen 65, Stockholm.
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Combatting the Debt Addiction, Lord Adair Turner, INET
Challenges with high household debt levels – a Swedish perspective, Anders Borg, Finance Minister

International Seminar organized by the Swedish House of Finance and Global Utmaning

The build-up of private debt has continued both in the Western world and in emerging countries after the 2007-08 crisis. Are banks creating money for the wrong purposes? Excessive credit creation risks driving asset inflation and frequent asset bubbles. Have we become addicted to debt? How can we turn recovery into sustained growth? What should be the tasks for the banks and for monetary and fiscal policies? What can a single country do in a global economy with increasingly global financial markets?

Key-speakers:
Lord Adair Turner, INET, UK
Anders Borg, Swedish Finance Minister.

Panel debate:
The Risks with an Excessive Money Creation for the Wrong Purposes

In the panel we have Lord Adair Turner, Anders Borg, Prof. Karolina Ekholm from Riksbank, Prof Pehr Wissén, Institute for Financial Research, SIFR and Kristina Persson from Global Utmaning

Moderator:
Dr, Ulf Dahlsten, London, School of Economics, Senior Advisor Global Utmaning

Please register via www.globalutmaning.se

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