Philippe Bacchetta's picture
Affiliation: 
Université de Lausanne
Credentials: 
Professor of Economics

Voting history

The Eurozone COVID-19 Crisis: EU Policy Options

Question 1: What is the total size of funding that you would advocate at the EU level in support of its members to weather the COVID-19 crisis this year?

 

 

Answer:
5% of EZ GDP: No more than current commitments
Confidence level:
Very confident

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:
Joint borrowing by member states (e.g. Coronabonds)
Confidence level:
Confident

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:
Agree
Confidence level:
Not confident

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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:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
If loose monetary policy were responsible, we should see asset values decline when normalization is announced. So far this does not seem to be the case.

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