Prof. Hassler will present key aspects of the work of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council - a government agency that provides independent evaluation of the Swedish Government's fiscal policy. The Czech government is currently considering the creation of a similar advisory institution. What lessons should politicians take from the Swedish experience?
John Hassler is a Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University and Chairman of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council.
The lecture will be held on Thursday, 1 October, 2015 from 4:30 pm at CERGE-EI, Politických vězňů 7, Prague 1.
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