Macroeconomic Comment: Thoughts for the New Year

12/30/2020 – At the end of 2019, I summarized my thoughts on the topic of “limits”, which we may have already reached or already overstretched: limits to growth, debt, environmental pollution, monetary policy, and globalization. For years, it has been apparent that we can only achieve economic growth with rapidly growing government debt, with over-exploitation of our planet, with massive money creation by central banks, and with extremely low or negative interest rates.

Read more in the Macroeconomic Comment of December, written by Peter von Elten.

Back to News