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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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The Italian Job – How Passports Influence Monetary Policy Decisions

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The nationality of the ECB’s managerial staff matters …

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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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The misleading claims of Hans-Werner Sinn

How do you dare to take issue with Herr Profesor Sinn, you stupid blogger? …

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

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

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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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