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.

An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.

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