Torsten Persson. Photo: Orasis foto/MÅ
Photo: Orasis foto/MÅ

The Swedish Government has, since the 90's, had tight surplus targets and a low expenditure ceiling, but what will it now mean for Swedish fiscal policy, when the government borrows huge sums to increase spending in an attempt to kick start the economy?

SvD met with Professor Persson in his home, shortly before his meeting with the recently established "Corona Commission" tasked with evaluating the Swedish strategy in combatting COVID-19, to hear his take on the situation.

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