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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe
			: Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484340424.087

ISBN: 9781484340424

Keywords: Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Monetary unions, Spain, Italy, Fiscal policy, France, Germany, Greece

The paper makes an analytical contribution to the revived discussion about the euro area's institutional setup. After significant progress during the euro crisis, the drive to complete Europe's Economic and Monetar...

Sweden
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden

Sweden : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden »

Volume/Issue: 2017/350

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484329634.002

ISBN: 9781484329634

Keywords: Sweden, Europe

Sweden's economy continues to perform well, yet wage rises and inflation remain low. Growth of just over 3 percent is expected in 2017, with job creation running at over 2 percent, and underlying inflation around 1...

Sweden
			: Selected Issues

Sweden : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/351

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484329665.002

ISBN: 9781484329665

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

Selected Issues...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note- Banking Regulation and Supervision

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note- Banking Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322369.002

ISBN: 9781484322369

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

The size of Sweden's banking system is equivalent to multiples of annual gross domestic product (GDP), and dominates the Swedish financial system. It is heavily concentrated, with four universal banks holding over...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Crisis Readiness, Management, and Resolution

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Crisis Readiness, Management, and Resolution »

Volume/Issue: 2017/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322413.002

ISBN: 9781484322413

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

ince the 2011 FSAP, Sweden's financial safety net and crisis management frameworks, including bank resolution and contingency planning, have improved. In response to the FSAP and the overhaul of pertinent European...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322420.002

ISBN: 9781484322420

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

This technical note provides an assessment of the development of regulation and supervision of the Swedish insurance sector since the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) in 2011. The note is part of the 2016...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Regulation and Supervision of Cross-Border Securities Activities

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Regulation and Supervision of Cross-Border Securities Activities »

Volume/Issue: 2017/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322451.002

ISBN: 9781484322451

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

Sweden has large and diverse securities markets where services can be easily provided on a cross-border basis. The main exchange, Nasdaq Stockholm, is part of the global Nasdaq group and operates as the hub of Nasd...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Stress Testing

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2017/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322475.002

ISBN: 9781484322475

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

Stress tests covered three major segments of the domestic financial sector, with an emphasis on the largest financial institutions. Within the banking industry, this included the four largest banks that together co...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Supervision and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Supervision and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures »

Volume/Issue: 2017/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322482.002

ISBN: 9781484322482

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

Financial market infrastructures (FMI) in Sweden are well developed, and subject to minimum regulatory requirements established in relevant international standards, the CPMI-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market In...

Sweden
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight Framework and Management

Sweden : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight Framework and Management »

Volume/Issue: 2017/311

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322499.002

ISBN: 9781484322499

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

A rising share of highly indebted households and high housing prices pose serious macrofinancial risks. The impact of a house price decline in Sweden, with an associated loss of confidence in housing collateral, co...

Sweden
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden

Sweden : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden »

Volume/Issue: 2016/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553819.002

ISBN: 9781475553819

Keywords: Sweden, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sweden is enjoying strong economic performance, with real GDP growth heading for about 3.4 percent in 2016 on the heels of an expansion of just over 4 percent in 20...

Sweden
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Sweden : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2016/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475554618.002

ISBN: 9781475554618

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

This paper discusses the findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for Sweden. The Swedish financial system is large and highly interconnected, putting a premium on the accompanying policy framework. Re...

Sweden
			: Selected Issues

Sweden : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553826.002

ISBN: 9781475553826

Keywords: Europe, Sweden

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures taken to enable timely macroprudential action in Sweden. The Swedish financial supervisory authority (FI) has adopted a number of macroprudential measures under its man...

Cross-Country Report on Spillovers
			: Selected Issues

Cross-Country Report on Spillovers : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343046.002

ISBN: 9781498343046

Keywords: Spillovers, Monetary policy, European Central Bank, Emerging markets, Developed countries, Cross country analysis, Economic models, Selected Issues Papers, Poland, Sweden

This paper identifies policies to increase productivity in the East, reduce regional income disparities, and promote overall income convergence. Achieving this objective will require improving educational attainmen...

Aging Populations and Public Pension Schemes

Aging Populations and Public Pension Schemes »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sheetal Chand , and Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756206.084

ISBN: 9781557756206

Keywords: Aging, pension, public pension, retirement, contribution rates

This paper discusses a study analyzing aging populations and public pension schemes. An aging society is characterized by a growing proportion of the retired to the active working population. The study examines the...

Government Employment and Pay
			: Some International Comparisons

Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750686.084

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid?...