Philip Jung's picture
Affiliation: 
University of Dortmund
Credentials: 
Professor of Macroeconomics

Voting history

Bitcoin and the City

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Question 2: Do you agree that the regulatory oversight of cryptocurrencies needs to be increased?

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Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
The demand for Cryptocurrency seems to come from a convex combination of various mafia organisations, libertarians who distrust the Government and financial speculators. The question seems to suggest that there exists a technology to control these groups by some central bankers, maybe sending a calvo fairy to forbid mining coins every other month to create price stickeness and finally gain some traction? We do not even fully understand what the transmission process of bitcoins to the real economy is but we are already debating regulatory oversight?

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Question 1: Do you agree that cryptocurrencies are currently a threat to the stability of the financial system, or can be expected to become a threat in the next couple of years?

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Answer:
Strongly disagree
Confidence level:
Confident

Global risks from rising debt and asset prices

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Question 2: Is the loose monetary policy of major central banks responsible for the recent increase in global leverage or asset values?

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Answer:
Agree
Confidence level:
Very confident

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Question 1: Does the world economy face heightened risks arising from an excess of public and private debt and/or inflated asset prices?

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Answer:
Agree
Confidence level:
Very confident

Juncker's State of the Union Address

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Question 2: Do you agree that the euro has had more benefits than costs?

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Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Not confident

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