ECB got it wrong on de-coupling: ex-research head

The European Central Bank (ECB) was wrong to think the eurozone economies could defy the past and avoid the ill-effects of a recession in the United States, its former head of research has said.

"I think that the links between the United States and euro area growth were underestimated by the ECB," Lucrezia Reichlin, a former head of research at the ECB and now an economist at the London Business School told on the sidelines of the ECB's fifth central banking conference in

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