Category Archives: Monetary Policy

"GIPS Euros" vs. "German Euros" – Debunking Hans-Werner Sinn, Vol. II

Hans-Werner Sinn (Image: Jan Roeder, via Wikipedia)

Repeating a wrong argument endlessly does not turn …

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QE3? Don't even think about it, says BIS

Because of the dismal economic situation in the United States, there is growing speculation …

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ECB's Stark contra Sinn, plus: A dire warning by the Ifo Institute

ECB's Chief Economist Jürgen Stark (Image via Wikipedia)

There are more important things than Target2. …

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Stealth Bailout: "The Economist" and Gavyn Davies raise their voices – plus: A word on Sinn's merits

When it comes to press coverage about current economics research, the “Economics Focus” of …

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Letters: Lucrezia Reichlin (and others) on Target2

Lucrezia Reichlin is  quite an authority when it comes to monetary policy in the …

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More on target: Draghi speaks out, CESifo in denial mode, FT Alphaville

The Target2 saga continues….
Lorcan Roche Kelly, Chief Europe Strategist at Trend Macrolytics gave me a pointer …

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On target – what's really going on in the Euro area banking system?

Darkness all around me (Foto: Christoph F. Siekermann via Wikipedia)
I have to confess I …

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Shadow ECB Council: Get softer Greek Debt Restructuring

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A two-thirds majority of the ECB Shadow council  supported a continuation of …

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Why debt matters – some real empirical evidence

Last week  Henry Kaspar published an interesting blog post “Why debt matters” on Kantoos …

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