Bundesbank panellists call for change in German ‘mindset’

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Leading European economists called for a change in the German economic “mindset” during a panel discussion at the Deutsche Bundesbank today (January 18).

The economists came together to debate how Germany fitted into the future of the European economy, with several suggesting its economic policy was not as successful as widely thought.

Mario Monti, former Italian prime minister, praised the “inherent simplicity” of German policy, but said now could be a good moment to break the “idiosyncratic

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