Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sylvester Eijffinger

Sylvester Eijffinger is Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands.

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Economics 1

Rewriting Textbook Economics

The Fed's decision to sustain quantitative easing for at least another month is the latest reflection of a fundamental shift in central banks' approach to monetary policy. What was once standard has… read more

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Economics 1

The Fed’s Scylla and Charybdis

Now that the US Federal Reserve's quantitative-easing program has achieved its goal of kick-starting the economy, it is time to exit the policy. But whichever course the Fed chooses could have… read more

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Business & Finance 0

OMT’s German Trial

Anti-euro groups hope that the German Constitutional Court will rule that the ECB's "outright monetary transactions" program not violates the EU treaties or Germany’s constitution. But the court… read more

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Business & Finance 7

Independence Lost

Since 2008, advanced countries' central banks have broken a decades-old commandment: Thou shalt not engage in monetary financing of government spending. While many of these banks have never been… read more

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