Mirko Wiederholt's picture
Affiliation: 
Science Po
Credentials: 
Professor of Economics

Voting history

Post Covid-19 Potential Output in the Eurozone

Question 2: How much lower will the potential growth rate of GDP in the Eurozone in 2025 be due to Covid-19 relative to pre-Covid forecasts?

 

Answer:
No different
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1: How much lower will the potential level of GDP in the Eurozone in 2025 be due to Covid-19 relative to pre-Covid forecasts?

 

Answer:
2% or less
Confidence level:
Not confident

Should the ECB Reformulate its Inflation Objective?

Question 2: Would you support increasing the ECB’s inflation target to a higher rate of inflation than the current 2% target?

Answer:
Neither support nor oppose
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I think this is an interesting idea, but I am not sure it is the right moment to increase the inflation target to a higher value when the ECB even has difficulties meeting the 2% target.

Question 1: Which of the following best reflects your opinion on the following statement? “The ECB should explicitly state that it will allow inflation to temporarily exceed the 2% target following extended periods of low inflation.”

Answer:
Agree
Confidence level:
Confident

The Eurozone COVID-19 Crisis: EU Policy Options

Question 2: What is the best mechanism to pay for economic support provided by and to EU member states to combat the COVID-19 crisis?

Answer:
Other or no opinion
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I would favor a structure like the ESM with relaxed conditionality.

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