John VanReenen's picture
Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Credentials: 
Professor of economics
Director of Centre for Economic Performance

Voting history

ECB Monetary Policy and Catch-up Inflation

Question 1: To what extent do you agree with the following statement? “The European Central Bank should systematically allow for inflation to exceed its target to compensate for periods of below target inflation.”

Answer:
Strongly agree
Confidence level:
Very confident
Comment:
ECB has clearly undershot it's target for too long causing a deflationary bias in Europe and generating too low a growth rate

Monetary Policy and Inequality

Question 2: What role should inequality play in the monetary policy decisions (interest rate policy and quantitative easing)?

Answer:
Minimal role
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1: How large is the impact of monetary policy on the joint distribution of income and wealth?

Answer:
Small
Confidence level:
Confident

Central Bank Digital Currency for the UK

Question 2: What effect will the introduction of a CBDC have on UK banks?

Answer:
No or little effect
Confidence level:
Not confident

Question 1: How beneficial would it be to the UK economy for the Bank of England to introduce a central bank digital currency in some form in the upcoming decade?

 

Answer:
Beneficial
Confidence level:
Not confident

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