"Fiscal Policy in Practice. The Case of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council and Implications for the Czech Republic

by · Oct 1, 2015 · 911 views ·

The lecture is aimed at professionals working in fiscal policy departments, academics, NGO representatives and others with an interest in economics and the fiscal mechanisms of public finance. Prof. John Hassler will present key aspects of the work of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council - a government agency that provides independent evaluation of the Swedish Government's fiscal policy. The Czech government is currently considering the creation of a similar advisory institution. What lessons should politicians take from the Swedish experience?

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