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Ruling over Central Banking…doms

Ruling over Central Banking…doms The (mir)age of independence

The independence of the central banks – mysterious or miraculous entities in the eyes of masses – is practically an inexhaustible topic for scholars-economists and political scientists, as well as for business-persons and policy-makers.

Still, the ultimate bill-payer of all institutional settings and governance organizations is the consumer-citizen.

For this character this bell (of the debate) tolls. 

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Table of contents 

- “Are Central Banks Literally Independent?”

Two sides of one highly sensitive debate. And two Romanian economists taking sides

The National Bank on Trial (by Silviu Cerna)


The National Bank: Starched Indeed, Still Not as Separate as Self-Asserted. Reaction to the article “The National Bank on Trial” (by Ion Pohoață) 

- The National Bank of Romania

A Philosophy of Reform (by Bogdan C. Enache) 

- US Federal Reserve

The Keys to the American Economy Are Changing Hands (by Nicoleta Stoianovici)




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