To contribute to the Conference on the future of the EU and the ECB’s strategy review, Positive Money Europe and its partners have launched the European Citizens Bank, a participatory project which empowers citizens to formulate recommendations on the future orientations of the Eurozone’s central banks.
While EU Treaties clearly stipulate that the European Central Bank “shall support the general objectives of the European Union”, politicians cannot simply stand by, hoping that it will use its discretionary power to act on them, write a group of EU experts led by Positive Money Europe.
How can the ECB be reformed to benefit wider society? Positive Money Europe Executive Director Stanislas Jourdan discusses how the central bank can be reconfigured to put people above private banks.
A new briefing by Stanislas Jourdan and Sebastian Diessner outlines 12 recommendations on how the accountability of the ECB could be improved.
Once upon a time, market neutrality was supposed to be an untouchable holy principle of the ECB’s quantitative easing, but today the ECB has finally made loud and clear this principle should be reviewed.
During a first-ever civil society dialogue with the ECB, Positive Money Europe quizzed President Christine Lagarde and Chief Economist Philip R. Lane on helicopter money, central bank independence and market neutrality.