Archive for September 20th, 2012

Dreaghi’s frank interview on Germans not liking ECB and its policies

September 20, 2012

Mario Draghi is far more frank and open than either Trichet or most central bankers around.

A nice interview of him by Alexander Hagelüken and Markus Zydra of   Süddeutsche Zeitung. He says ECB would love it if it could always work  together with Bundesbank :

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Winding and unwinding extraordinary monetary policy…

September 20, 2012

A must read speech for mon eco students. It is by David Miles of BoE.

He begins defending state of economics:

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How intro of Euro led Germany to move from being a hegemon to just one important player

September 20, 2012

A nice speech by Mr Mojmír Hampl of the Czech National Bank, at the Mont Pelerin Society Annual Conference. Just wish it was a not longer.

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What’s the use of economics? (voxeu debate)

September 20, 2012

This is the title of a recent debate hosted at voxeu.org.

First contribution comes from Diane Coyle of Enlightenment Economics. She looks at the issue of teaching econ in schools.

She says econs need introspection post-crisis:

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