The European Central Bank Podcast – bringing you insights into the world of economics and central banking. Our host, Michael Steen, talks to experts about the topics and trends that matter to the eurozone economy today.
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- 29 November 2019
The euro: a tale of two decades
What was it like when the euro was launched in 1999? Where will the euro be in another 20 years? Is there a link between support for the euro and trust in the ECB? Our host Michael Steen discusses these questions with Erkki Liikanen, Martin Wolf and Siria Angino.
- 31 October 2019
Inflation: on porridge, prices and the new normal
What do porridge and prices have in common? How do music and video streaming affect inflation? And is low inflation the new normal? Our host Michael Steen discusses with guests Christiane Nickel, Frank Smets, and ECB Chief Economist Philip R. Lane.
- 30 September 2019
Innovation in payments: Libra, blockchain and crypto-assets
The implications of crypto-assets, emerging payment technologies and Facebook’s plans to create a global digital currency, Libra – discussed by our host, Michael Steen, and guests, Dirk Bullmann, Maria Teresa Chimienti, and ECB Executive Board member Benoît Cœuré.