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Food for Thoughts, Bread Street Kitchen, with Andreas Dombret, member of the executive board, Deutsche Bundesbank

Andreas Dombret Bundesbank

In the 1970s the Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Solow compared central bankers to squid. He said that they “emit ink and move away”. One of his peers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the late Rüdiger Dornbusch, later observed that: “In economics things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen faster than you thought they could.”

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