Comparing and Contrasting Nordic Economies

Referencing the previous article, “Are 100-Year Mortgages Next? Effects of Negative Real Interest Rates on Nordic Housing Bubble,” Nordic and European central banks extended their mandate beyond price stability to support economic growth. Not only did that inflate housing bubbles throughout the Nordics but it …

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Let’s Talk About Sweden

Last week (18.2.2017), President Trump made the following comment: “You look at what’s happening,” he told his supporters. “We have got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening in Germany; you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would …

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Economy Page Update

We updated the Economy page with the latest figures from Statistics Norway, Norges Bank, and other sources. Please see the pages: In the Budget Indicators dashboard, we added Government Budget and Expenditures.  That will better reflect overall government fiscal health. We renamed the final dashboard to …

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