Category Archives: Economics

Central banker with a twist

This horrible work “macroprudential”

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Central banks – the new normal

Central banking and monetary policy – which will be the new normal? is a one day conference co-organized by SUERF/BAFFI Carefin. Right on time BIS has published research discussing negativity of negative interest rates. https://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1603e.htm Financial Times discusses the matter … Continue reading

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The challenges of central bank divergence

“The US is years ahead of the EU in recovery and so at a different stage of the monetary policy cycle”- writes Financial Times http://on.ft.com/1TyzuYo

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Big Bad Wolf of Financial markets – financial innovations

The more I read about financial market and reasons of the current crisis – the more amazed I am and the more I like this job. Such an entertainment! Currently I read a CEPR report from 2009 about market regulation … Continue reading

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What central banks will do this year

Bloomberg’s forecast: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-24/what-28-central-banks-will-do-this-year

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“Euro is like hotel California…

…you can check out any time but you can never leave” says a new Greek minister of finance, professor of economics at the University of Athens. Read more at: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-01-27/greece-s-new-finance-minister-says-euro-is-like-hotel-california

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Some personal public relations

Me on central banks on the first webpage of the University of Turku (English version) http://www.utu.fi/en/Pages/home.aspx and more here: http://www.utu.fi/en/news/articles/Pages/in-banks-we-trust.aspx Soon I’ll write a report from the recent Meeting of the European Central Punk that took place in Zurich, 3-6April, … Continue reading

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