During the history of the Riksbank, from 1668 to today, the annual inflation was on average 2.1-2.3 percent (the exact figure depends on how inflation is measured in relation to the monetary disorder during the second half of the 1710s). This can be compared to the present inflation target of the Riksbank at 2.0 percent.
Research at Sveriges Riksbank The objective of economic research at the Riksbank is to provide a strong conceptual and empirical basis for policy-making. High-quality research is critical to ensure that the Riksbank is well prepared to deal with challenges associated with conducting monetary policy and promoting a safe and efficient payment system. An important task of economic research is to provide models, tools and analyses for the fulfillment of the Riksbank’s responsibilities.Read more
Sveriges Riksbank hosted the following three workshops in 2008:
Refining Monetary Policy: Transparency and Real Stability, September 5-6, 2008.
Household Indebtedness, House Prices and the Economy, September 19-20, 2008.
Modeling and Forecasting Economic and Financial Time Series with State Space models, October 17-18, 2008.
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