Winter 2020
Monetary Policy in the European Union

Contributors:  Annelise Riles, Marco Goldoni, Joana Mendes, Jens van't  Klooster,  Brigitte Young, Jamee  Moudud, Jeremy Leaman, Sebastian Diessner, Agnieszka Smolenska and Will Bateman

Roundtable: Monetary Policy in the EU
Money and the Debunking of Myths

January 18, 2021

Jamee K. Moudud, Sarah Lawrence College

In recent years a number of authors have argued that in order to achieve vital social and environmental goals such as the Green New Deal, legislatures must democratize the banking system including the central bank which is at the heart of the financial system.

Roundtable: Monetary Policy in the EU
Beneath the Spurious Legality of the ECB’s Monetary Policy

January 4, 2021

Marco Dani, University of Trento, Edoardo Chiti, Sant'Anna Scuola Universitaria Superiore Pisa, Joana Mendes, University du Luxembourg, Agustín José Menéndez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Harm Schepel, University of Kent, Michael A. Wilkinson, London School of Economics

Asked recently whether the European Central Back (ECB) would provide debt relief to Eurozone Member States by cancelling their bonds that it holds, President of the ECB Christine Lagarde replied categorically that it would not, because the Treaty forbids it.