Interview with Central Bank Expert David Marsh Evaluating ECB President Christine Lagarde After Two Years of Crisis

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has now been on the job for two years. Thus far, her term has been plagued by the COVID-19 crisis. But soon, says central bank expert David Marsh, she will have to start transitioning to normalcy. What, though, might that look like?
Interview Conducted by Tim Bartz
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde: "She is a lawyer and can get along with other people, deploying empathy, charm and humor."

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde: "She is a lawyer and can get along with other people, deploying empathy, charm and humor."

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About David Marsh
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ECB President Lagarde: "She doesn’t have any deep fundamental principles when it comes to monetary policy."

ECB President Lagarde: "She doesn’t have any deep fundamental principles when it comes to monetary policy."


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Outgoing Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann: "Permanent leader of the Council's orthodox minority."

Outgoing Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann: "Permanent leader of the Council's orthodox minority."

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