Orphanides, former president of the Cypriot central bank, especially missed a political superstructure in the EU, similar to the United States, as the financial daily "Börsen-Zeitung" wrote. Above all, Haliassos warned against a "cycle of alienation" in Europe, which made more and more people adopt extreme attitudes. In order to counteract such developments, Wieland demanded to stop the tendency towards a national partitioning of the markets and rather pay attention to the principle of subsidiarity.
Börsen-Zeitung: "Brüssel ist nicht Europa"
An Englisch summary of the discussion is available in the section "IMFS Working Lunches and Seminars"