Buba’s Weidmann: Rising public debt can fuel inflation, dampen growth

Author: Jamie Coleman | Category: Central Banks

Author: Jamie Coleman

  • Greater balance-sheet risks (QE) can hurt credibility
  • Central banks lose credibility trying to fight fiscal issues
  • Growth and fiscal consolidation are not contradictory
  • Consolidation is a precondition for growth

Doesn’t sound like a man willing to embark on a QE binge…