Jens Weidmann honored by the IMFS

The IMFS Board of Directors appointed former Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann as Distinguished Fellow. Weidmann commented he felt closely connected to the goals and issues of the IMFS and was pleased to support its work.

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MMB offers more than 150 macroeconomic models

The open platform for macroeconomic models of the IMFS now contains more than 150 models. In a joint research project with the Hoover Institution, the new version MMB 3.1 of the website www.macromodelbase.com also offers further technical features.

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Are cryptocurrencies a threat to central banks?

In an opinion piece in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Prof. Volker Wieland clarifies whether and to what extent cryptocurrencies are money, and how central banks can hold their own with their product. (Picture: Pixabay/Michael Wuensch)

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