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Lars Calmfors new affiliated researcher


Professor Lars Calmfors has been appointed to head a new independent labor market council, (arbetsmarknadsekonomiskt råd, AER), which has been formed on the initiative of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. The Council will make assessments of the labor market and annually present a report on the subject. AER will have three additional members, one of whom is Per Skedinger, IFN. The other is Ann-Sofie Kolm, Stockholm University and Tuomas Pekkarinen VATT and University of Helsinki.

As of April 1st, Lars Calmfors, professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, is affiliated researcher at IFN. Calmfors has held numerous public and academic assignments, including as chairman of the Swedish Financial Policy Council.

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