Sean Whelan: ECB didn’t know what it was doing

Ex-troika member Ajai Chopra has lambasted the ECB’s economic policy in dealing with the Irish crisis

15th November, 2015
Ajai Chopra believes the ECB has acted beyond its mandate Picture: Tony O’Shea

He thinks it’s incompetent. Ajai Chopra didn’t actually use the word in his rocket salvo of a background paper for the European Parliament, but then he didn’t need to. He had something much better than insults to hurl at the ECB: economics.

Not only does he accuse the ECB of overstepping the mark politically when it came to throwing its weight around and pushing Ireland (and others) into a...

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