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Jürgen Stark

Jürgen Stark

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Jürgen Stark, a former member of the ECB Executive Board and Governing Council, is a former deputy governor of the Deutsche Bundesbank and honorary professor at the University of Tübingen.

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  1. Central Banks’ Day of Reckoning Is Here
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    Central Banks’ Day of Reckoning Is Here

    May 12, 2023 Jürgen Stark urges monetary policymakers to acknowledge and learn from their recent errors in order to regain public trust.

  2. The ECB's Existential Dilemma
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    The ECB's Existential Dilemma

    Jan 19, 2022 Jürgen Stark, et al. warn that the European Central Bank’s politicization will catch up to it in the new inflationary environment.

  3. The Eurozone’s Solidarity Fallacy
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    The Eurozone’s Solidarity Fallacy

    Dec 17, 2018 Jürgen Stark worries that introducing more joint-liability instruments will undermine the monetary union's stability.

  4. The Irresponsible ECB
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    The Irresponsible ECB

    Feb 19, 2018 Jürgen Stark argues that an exit from expansionary monetary policy is long overdue.

  5. The ECB’s Leap into the Unknown
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    The ECB’s Leap into the Unknown

    Oct 1, 2014 Jürgen Stark has sharp words for the European Central Bank's decision to double down on monetary stimulus.

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    Freedom Without Justice

    Slavoj Žižek

    At the end of European Communism, there was a widespread, euphoric hope that freedom and democracy would bring a better life; eventually, though, many lost that hope. The problem, under both Communism and the new liberal dispensation, was that those pursuing grand social projects had embraced ideology instead of philosophy.

    considers what an Albanian Marxist philosopher can tell us about liberty in today's world.
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    Can National Reconciliation Defeat Populism?

    Maciej Kisilowski & Anna Wojciuk

    For the US, Slovakia's general election may produce another unreliable allied government. But instead of turning a blind eye to such allies, as President Joe Biden has been doing with Poland, or confronting them with an uncompromising stance, the US should spearhead efforts to help mend flawed democracies.

    reflect on the outcome of Slovakia's general election in the run-up to Poland's decisive vote.
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    Not Destined for War

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. rejects historical analogies implying that zero-sum conflict between the US and China is inevitable.
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    Is “Peace Through Commerce” Dead?

    Harold James doubts that new conflicts and rivalries justify a full-scale rejection of European-style economic engagement.
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    Putin and Kim’s Cartoon Summit

    Nina L. Khrushcheva thinks that Russia's recent meeting with North Korea was intended primarily as a warning to the South.
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    Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism

    Bernard Haykel explains the reasoning behind the Kingdom's ongoing domestic- and foreign-policy transformation.
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    The Green Growth Mindset

    Gernot Wagner sees doctrinaire debates about capitalism as irrelevant or even deleterious to the decarbonization effort.
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    Africa Is the Future of Multilateralism

    Mark Malloch-Brown explains why the continent should be at the forefront of efforts to bring about international reforms.
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Yi Fuxian traces the long roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.

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