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Inflation fear shouldn’t constrain monetary policy

Central banks have more room to manoeuvre than inflation hawks think. Even temporarily excessive …

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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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ECB Shadow Council: Don't raise rates now

ECB headquarter in Frankfurt: Expected to raise rates this week (Photo: Eric Chan …

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Is there an exit anywhere?

Central banks are heavily using “unconventional monetary policy” in their desperate fight against the economic crisis. How should an exit policy look like and when should it be applied? On their search for guidance several economists have been looking at historical precedents. Their conclusions are two-edged. Continue reading

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