Sweden's Central Bank Deputy Governor Karolina Ekholm

Sweden's Central Bank Deputy Governor Karolina Ekholm

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Sweden's Central Bank deputy governor Karolina Ekholm said, “Given that there seems to be no inflation risk and that unemployment after all is higher than we think it needs to be in the long term, I don’t see any reason why we shouldn’t try to cut the jobless rate.”