Eurozone Debt Crisis - ECB Hawks vs. Doves

on June 17 2011 5:07 PM
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With news of a possible Greece austerity plan to pass as early as Sunday, le'ts review the ECB member's outlook on the European economy.

As of last week, Trichet, telegraphed that ECB would probably hike interest rates at next month's meeting, July 7th.

The following graph displays all the ECB members and a Hawkish vs. Dovish meter representing their views on the health of the Eurozone.

1=Dovish 3=Neutral 5=Hawkish

It's interesting to note that the members of the European crisis countries, Greece, Portugal, Spain, and Ireland are all Dovish.

Information Courtesy of Reuters

ECB MEMBER
COUNTRY
HAWKS VS. DOVES

Jean-Claude Trichet
President
4=Hawkish

Vitor Constancio
Vice President
1=Dovish

Juergen Stark
Germany
5=Hawkish

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi
Italy
5=Hawkish

Luc Coene
Belgium
5=Hawkish

Yves Mersch
Luxembourg
5=Hawkish

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell
Austria
4=Hawkish

Jens Weidman
Germany
4=Hawkish

Mario Draghi
Italy
4=Hawkish

Nout Wellink
Netherlands
4=Hawkish

Andres Lipstok
Estonia
4=Hawkish

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo
Spain
3=Neutral

Ewald Nowotny
Austria
3=Neutral

Josef Makuch
Slovakia
3=Neutral

Athanasios Orphanides
Cyprus
2=Dovish

Erkki Liikanen
Finland
2=Dovish

Christian Noyer
France
2=Dovish

Patrick Honohan
Ireland
2=Dovish

Michael Bonello
Malta
2=Dovish

Carlos Costa
Portugal
2=Dovish

Marko Kranjec
Slovenia
2=Dovish

Georgios Provopoulos
Greece
1=Dovish

Miguel Fernandez Ordonez
Spain
1=Dovish

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