Working Paper No. 47

Oil Prices and Economic Stability: The Macroeconomic Impact of Oil Price Shocks on the Swedish Economy

Published: 1981Pages: 10Keywords: Oil dependence; oil price shocks; energy taxation; macroeconomic simulation models;

Oil Prices and Economic Stability: The Macroeconomic Impact of Oil Price Shocks on the Swedish Economy Bengt-Christer Ysander


In these simulation experiments for the Swedish economy, the impact of a future oil price shock was measured in terms of the stabilization policies required, and the possibility was evaluated of insuring against such price shocks by way of a gradually increasing oil tax.

Sick of Inequality?

An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health

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In this book Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson, IFN and Lund University, and Daniel Waldenström, IFN and Paris School of Economics, France, review the latest research on the relationship between inequality and health. What does inequality mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, life expectancy and subjective well-being?

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