The ECB’s primary mission is to maintain consumer price stability, but while doing so it omits an important item of household consumption: the cost of housing. It is now time to fix this strange exception which induces biases in the design of the ECB’s monetary policy.
The recent declarations of new European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde on the possible role of her institution in the fight against climate change have revived pushbacks from central bankers and financial commentators against “green quantitative easing”. However, the critics have often misrepresented what campaigners actually want.
The team of Positive Money Europe has compiled a list of books on monetary policy, banking and finance which are definitely worth adding to your reading list.
The number one fear of global business leaders right now is that the economy will fall into a new recession this year.
We were sad to learn of the death of Bernard Lietaer, one of the leading monetary reformers, on February 4th.
Positive Money Europe is barely one year old and we are already delighted with the impact our movement is having.