In recent decades, there has been a steep rise in the housing market and during the pandemic an almost explosive development. Since the recent financial crisis, the research community has been interested in the complex connections between individual households’ borrowing and macroeconomic risks. What will be the social and human consequences if the prices of villas and condominiums continue to rise? How big is the risk that the housing market will trigger the next financial crisis?

An open conversation featuring:
Mats Persson, professor emeritus of economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IEES), Stockholm University. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, has worked for the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council and served for ten years as a member of the Committee for the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
Maria Frostling Henningsson, associate professor of marketing at the School of Business, Stockholm University.
Roine Vestman, associate professor of economics at Stockholm University. He is also associated with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and is an advisor to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Gabriella Ahlström

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