Henrik Braconier took up his position as the new head of financial stability at Sveriges Riksbank on Monday, October 2. But by Thursday, he had resigned.
This surprising turn of events traces back to July, when Braconier agreed to move from the Swedish financial supervisor, Finansinspektionen (FI), where he was chief economist, to take up the Riksbank job.
“It wasn’t an easy decision because my previous job was clearly very interesting as well. So I started to think about what I wanted to do
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