Paul Lachine

西方的酒杯货币政策

蒂尔堡——

历史上不乏另辟蹊径最后又回归常途的先例。西方主要央行——英格兰银行、欧洲央行以及美联储——应该将这一点铭记在心。正如美联储前主席马丁所指出的,“央行的职责是在宴会还没有结束时就收走酒杯。”然而,最近美联储的做法却是不但将酒杯留在桌上,还要斟满它。

2008年金融危机全面爆发之后,世界主要央行纷纷采取了非常手段,这是对的。诚然,他们在某些方面做得有些过火,比如美联储所谓的第二轮“量化宽松”。但总的来说,央行的反应还是可圈可点的。

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