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NEW REPORT: Shedding light on a Blind Spot: the Accountability of the Eurosystem National Central Banks
Eurosystem national central banks have very different procedures when it comes to reporting to political authorities, and are less accountable than the European Central Bank, a new research paper commissioned by Positive Money Europe shows. The Bundesbank has the weakest degree of accountability, while Greece and Lithuania, Estonia and Belgium emerge as the most accountable central banks.
How a digital euro will prevent future banking crisis
The recent banking crisis shows that the financial system is broken. A digital euro designed for the people, not for private companies, could be the beginning of a more stable and safer public banking option.
Is the ECB’s corporate portfolio really getting greener?
The Corporate Sector Purchase Programme was supposed to boost the real economy, but it ended up supporting the fossil fuel industry
Profits, not wages, should be the ECB’s main concern
With inflation reaching its highest levels since the euro was introduced, ECB officials have been wary of a wage-price spiral. Yet it’s profits, not wages, that are the real culprits in today’s inflation story.
The solution to the banking crisis is a public banking system!
We need a new financial system that serves people over private interests
EU Parliament approves the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive!
The EPBD includes unprecedented energy efficiency standard on mortgages to unlock the renovation wave
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