ECB’s chief economist takes to Twitter

Peter Praet

The European Central Bank’s chief economist took to the social media platform Twitter on March 12, where he expressed pointed scepticism on a number of suggested policies.

Peter Praet used Twitter on March 12 to answer a range of questions, some from established commentators on the eurozone and others from less well-known voices.

Praet firmly defended the ECB’s quantitative easing policies to one Twitter user, who said they had not benefited eurozone citizens. Praet said they had been “very

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