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Is the ECB impotent?

6 January 2015 0

Christophe Blot, Jérôme Creel, Paul Hubert and Fabien Labondance In June 2014, the ECB announced a set of new measures (a detailed description of which is provided in […]

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Recovery aborted

27 November 2014 0

By Christophe Blot This text draws on the article “Le piège de la déflation: perspectives 2014-2015 pour l’économie mondiale” [The deflation trap: the 2014-2015 outlook for […]

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Why a negative interest rate?

24 June 2014 0

Christophe Blot and Fabien Labondance As expected, on 5 June 2014 the European Central Bank (ECB) unleashed an arsenal of new unconventional measures. The aim is […]

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What Reforms for Europe?

6 May 2014 0

by Christophe Blot [1], Olivier Rozenberg [2], Francesco Saraceno [3] et Imola Streho [4] From May 22 to May 25 Europeans will vote to elect the […]

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Euro zone: Recovery or deflation?

24 April 2014 0

By Céline Antonin, Christophe Blot, Sabine Le Bayon and Danielle Schweisguth This text summarizes the OFCE’s forecast for 2014-2015 for the euro zone economy Will […]