Inequality, Financial Stability and Sustained Growth
Research, Outreach, Seminar
Global Utmaning and Swedish House of Finance are inviting to the international seminar: Inequality, Financial Stability and Sustained Growth.
2014-11-13 at 10:00
2014-11-13 at 15:00
Folksam, Bohusgatan 14, Stockholm
How the financial system is creating inequality and how inequality is driving financial instability and is undermining sustained growth has been identified by many contemporary researchers. This seminar aims at highlighting this research and discuss the policy implications.
10.00 – 10.20 Stabilizing the financial system
Introduction: Dr Ulf Dahlsten, London School of Economics, Global Utmaning
10.20 – 11.00 The Financial System and its relation to income distribution
Speaker: Professor Jesper Roine, Stockholm School of Economics
Commentator: Reader Magnus Ryner, Kings College
11.00 – 12.00 How inequality leads to financial instability
Chair: Professor Pehr Wissen, Swedish Institute for Financial Research
Speaker: Dr Michael Kumhof, International Monetary Fund
Commentator: To be confirmed
12.00 –13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.00 Inequality, Redistribution and Sustained Growth
Chair: Johan Hassel, Program Director, Global Utmaning
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Ostry, International Monetary Fund
Commentator: Anna Felländer, Chief Economist, Swedbank
14.00 – 15.00 Policy Implications
Moderator: Dr. Ulf Dahlsten
Speaker: Per Bolund, Minister of Financial Markets
Panel: Eva Nordmark, President, TCO
Jens Henriksson, CEO, Folksam
Barbro Wickman-Parak, Former Deputy Governor, the Riksbank
Dr Jonathan Ostry, International Monetary Fund
Johan Hassel, Program Director, Global Utmaning
The seminar is a part of Global Utmaning´s “The New Nordic Way”, a long-term project with the aim to explore the paths to a new economic narrative, i.e. a coherent model for sustainable development and full employment. The initiative´s purpose is to vitalise the public debate about the future of Sweden and Europe and thereby increase the political possibilities to meet the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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