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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 vice president of the Deutsche Bundesbank and an honorary professor at the University of Tübingen.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. The Structure of Institutional Reforms
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    The Structure of Institutional Reforms

    Oct 21, 2010 Jürgen Stark

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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