It is one thing for an anti-European British politician, or a short-selling New York banker, to express scepticism about the euro’s future. But when doubts come from a founding father of European monetary union, everyone should pay heed.
Otmar Issing, who served from 1998 to 2006 as the European Central Bank’s first chief economist, is one of the most decent and thoughtful men in German public life.
His intervention matters because it shows how deadly serious the crisis is.
Financial Times, editorial, January 11, 2011
Det finns egentligen inte någon Eurokris.
Stefan Fölster, 2010-06-15