Inflation And The European Central Bank: It Is A Mess

HICP and ECB/Eurosystem staff projections (Source: European Central Bank)
HICP Inflation Rate (Source: European Central Bank)


Forgive me aspects where I use colloquial words; but for me, it is very important to write in an understandable way to make people understand what is happening so they can act accordingly. To make education successful we must ensure that people understand it. We need simple words and simplifications. Using special terms from economics and complex works does not help. But, ultimately, what helps most? Maths.


Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner has founded the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC). From 2018 to 2021, he was ranked among the “top 30” economists by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), a major newspaper in Germany. He has been a member of the FinTech Council and the Digital Finance Forum of the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany. He is also on the Board of Directors of FiveT Fintech Fund, 21e6 Capital and Blockchain Founders Group — companies active in venture capital financing for blockchain startups and crypto asset investment management. The expertise of Prof. Sandner includes crypto assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, decentralized finance (DeFi), the digital euro, tokenization of assets, and digital identity. You can contact him via mail ( via LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter (@philippsandner).



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Philipp Sandner

Philipp Sandner


Professor | Lecturer | Author | Investor | Frankfurt School Blockchain Center