ECB would benefit from fresh, intellectual honesty

A letter supporting Paul de Grauwe's candidacy to replace Sirkka Hamalainen as a board member of the European Central Bank said "an intellectually honest academic with a strong sense of social duty" may be just what Frankfurt needs, even if the Austrian candidate is a clear favourite.

First published in the Financial Times, 9 April.

From Mr Kristoffel Verdonck, Gent, Belgium.

Sir, It is a pity there is not more support for Prof Paul de Grauwe as a board member of the European Central Bank than

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