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Forgotten lessons of 2008

Forgotten lessons of 2008

Easy monetary conditions are a palliative, not a solution ...
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Covid consequences for central banking

Covid consequences for central banking

Printing more money not the way to recovery ...
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Careful steps towards CBDC

Careful steps towards CBDC

Digital currency should be more than an add-on ...
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Franco-German fund move amid ECB manoeuvring

Franco-German fund move amid ECB manoeuvring

Padoan: ‘Recipient countries must show they can properly use these funds’ ...
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Refinancing the German crisis measures

Refinancing the German crisis measures

In conversation with the German Debt Management Office, KfW and DZ Bank ...
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A long view of global banking

A long view of global banking

Past and future trends in cross-border business ...
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Karlsruhe’s flawed analysis

Karlsruhe’s flawed analysis

German constitutional court risks ECB independence ...
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Covid's impact on real estate

Covid’s impact on real estate

Six guiding principles for designing interventions ...
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Karlsruhe asks: Who pays for the euro?

Karlsruhe asks: Who pays for the euro?

Integrating Europe has become more difficult ...
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Brussels risks constitutional mess

Brussels risks constitutional mess

Letter to the Financial Times ...
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Markets should pay heed

Markets should pay heed

Increasingly dreary 2020 outlook ...
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Economic shutdown has '90-day shelf life'

Economic shutdown has ’90-day shelf life’

In conversation with James Bullard ...
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