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Magdalena Andersson

Minister for Finance, Sweden

Party
Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility
• Central government budget
• Fiscal policy
• International economic cooperation
• Taxes

Personal
Born 1967. Lives in Nacka. Married. Two children.

Educational background
1992–1995 Postgraduate studies in economics,
Stockholm School of Economics
1995 Harvard University, USA
1994 Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
1992 B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics,
Stockholm School of Economics
1987 Social Science Programme, Katedralskolan, Uppsala

Posts and assignments
2014- Minister for Finance
2012–2014 Economic Policy Spokesperson,
Swedish Social Democratic Party
2009–2012 Deputy Director-General, Swedish Tax Agency
2007–2009 Social Democratic Party parliamentary group, Domestic
Policy Adviser to Party Chair
2004–2006 State Secretary, Ministry of Finance
1998–2004 Director of Planning, Prime Minister’s Office
1996–1998 Political Adviser, Prime Minister’s Office
1994 Lecturer (part-time), Stockholm School of Economics

Additional information
2005–2009 Board member, Policy Network