Irish government nominates Philip Lane as next ECB chief economist

Philip Lane
Philip Lane

Ireland’s government has nominated central bank governor Philip Lane for a post on the executive board of the European Central Bank, which would probably make him the institution’s next chief economist.

The nomination by the Irish government today (January 21) is the third time since 2017 that the Irish government has put forward a Central Bank of Ireland official for a senior ECB job. The first two nominations, including one for Lane himself, were turned down by European Union governments or

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