Central bank challenges after the great recession

Central bank challenges after the great recession

This week, the Bank of England will be hosting a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of having been granted its independence, and the creation of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee. Ten years ago, the tenth anniversary of this event was celebrated with confident...
Mrs Merkel’s fourth term economic headaches

Mrs Merkel’s fourth term economic headaches

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face her fourth general election next Sunday, 24th September. Opinion polls strongly suggest that she will win a fourth term forming a coalition with one or more of f the other parties.  Attention will then shift to the policy...