The Bundesbank: Committed to Stability

  • Hans Tietmeyer


In post-war Germany, there has been a broad consensus about the importance of a stable currency across all political groupings. The bitter consequences of two previous hyperinflations as well as the positive experience gained with the Deutsche Mark and its strength played a major role in this.


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