How should the ECB enact Quantitative Easing? A proposal

This still seems a very good idea. Most Finnish politicians do not know of the workings of the EIB even.

Yanis Varoufakis

eurosThe ECB has no alternative to enacting some form of Quantitative Easing (QE) in order to prevent deflationary expectations from setting in fully. Core inflation has already reached a level that, even according to Mr Draghi’s own pronouncements on 24th April, should have already triggered off QE. (See also Wolfgang Munchau’s well argued case here.) However, the ECB’s governing board is finding it hard to agree on what assets the ECB ought to buy. In this post I suggest a simple answer to this debilitating question.

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