Thomas Mayer

Thomas Mayer is founding director of the Flossbach von Storch Research Institute in Cologne, Germany.

  • The Rhine-Divide cannot be bridged

    EMU likely doomed as French, German views of society too different for compromise

  • 'Japanese Disease' threatening global economies

    Constant injection of liquidity reinforcing low growth, low inflation

  • The exchange rate manipulator

    Malfunctioning monetary union dragging down eurozone

  • Reality of QE falls short of expectations

    Monetary tool instead funding balance of payments deficits in eurozone

  • Above all, financial repression

    The politics of negative interest rates has backfired