Tag Archives: Target2

The Bundesbank and Target2 – the about-face that wasn't

It appeared like a stunning about-face. Earlier this month, press reports suggested that Bundesbank …

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Bundesbank's Weidmann on the origin and meaning of the Target2 balances

A couple of days ago, Jens Weidmann, the President of Deutsche Bundesbank, published an …

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Target2 – The Zombie Returns

I have wasted way too much time with the Target2 debate and thought that …

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Target2 debate – The ECB finally gets involved

Several months ago, German economist Hans-Werner Sinn stirred a debate about an alleged “stealth …

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"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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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

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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Sinn and Wolf on wrong target…

… say Willem Buiter, Ebrahim Rahbar and Jürgen Michels with Citi (Link is now working, thanks …

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