Category Archives: Economics

Central banker with a twist

Kenen on the euro | vox

Kenen on the euro | vox. One of the world’s most influential international economists, Peter Kenen, passed this week. This column highlights the key role his insights played in the construction of the Eurozone and the problems that arose when … Continue reading

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ECB Ambition Fulfilled for Mersch as Bowles’s Gender Fight Rages, writes Bloomberg.com

“Yves Mersch is about to fulfil an ambition denied to the Luxembourg central bank governor for months in a fight over gender politics as he fills the vacant slot on the European Central Bank’s Executive Board. After the longest battle … Continue reading

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ECB Executive Board STILL incomplete because Marsch is not a woman

The drama of the incomplete ECB Executive Board continues. The European Parliament strongly promotes a candidate with female features. A European Parliament committee opposed the appointment of Luxembourg’s Yves Mersch to the European Central Bank’s Executive Board because of unhappiness … Continue reading

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Nobel prize committee capitalizes the ECB

Although in these kind of moments we are all EU enthusiasts and those with negative comments are hushed away, I can’t stop feeling there is something wrong with this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. And I can’t stop comparing it to … Continue reading

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An opening for the £302,885 annual salary job at the BoE

“Government to advertise Bank of England governor job for first time A new governor of the Bank of England to succeed Mervyn King will be chosen by the end of the year through “fair and open competition”, chancellor George Osborne … Continue reading

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Die Welt – “Financial markets cheer the death of the Bundesbank”

“(…) the German Bundesbank released a statement after Mario Draghi’s press conference that said Buba president Jens Weidmann continues to stand opposed to the central bank buying sovereign bonds.” Die Welt’s lede: “ECB President Draghi breaks with brazen principles of … Continue reading

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Mishs Global Economic Trend Analysis: Unlimited Bond Buying “With Strings”; Mario Draghi vs. Randall from Monsters Inc

  Mishs Global Economic Trend Analysis: Unlimited Bond Buying “With Strings”; Mario Draghi vs. Randall from Monsters Inc.

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