Lars Wohlin

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Lars Magnus Wohlin (born 24 June 1933 in Stockholm) is a Swedish politician and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He was elected into the European Parliament as a member of the June List, but later joined Kristdemokraterna.

He sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. He is also a substitute for the Committee on Budgets, a member of the temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007–2013, and a member of the delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.


  • Degree in economics (1960)
  • Ph.D. economics (Stockholm, 1970)
  • Assistant professor, University of Uppsala
  • Head of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (1973-1976)
  • Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance (1976-1979)
  • Head of Sveriges Riksbank (Bank of Sweden) (1979-1982)
  • Head of Stadshypotek (mortgage bank) 1982-1996)
  • Member of the Board of Bank for International Settlements
  • Governor representing Sweden on the Board of the IMF

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Government offices
Preceded by
Carl Henrik Nordlander
Governor of the Swedish National Bank
Succeeded by
Bengt Dennis