The Great Debate UK

Could Mark Carney learn a thing or two from Luis Suarez?

June 26, 2014

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney smiles as he waits deliver a public speech "One Mission. One Bank. Promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom" at the Cass Business School in London, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Sang Tan/Pool

Uruguay's Luis Suarez (R) reacts after clashing with Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Dunas arena in Natal June 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Tony Gentile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the aftermath of Liverpool and Uruguay footballer Luis Suarez biting an opponent yet again, and with such aggression that he scarred the player’s arm and hurt his own teeth, FIFA has banned him for nine games, and psychologists are trying to justify his behaviour by saying that Suarez must have been humiliated and frustrated in his youth. I, in contrast, am asking whether Mark Carney and co. should learn to be a little more like Suarez?

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–Darren Williams is Senior European Economist at AllianceBernstein. The opinions expressed are his own.–

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-Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School and a co-author of “Verdict on the Crash” published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. The opinions expressed are his own.-

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–  The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are their own –

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menashysmall2- Edward Menashy is chief economist at Charles Stanley. The opinions expressed are his own. -

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menashysmall2- Edward Menashy is chief economist at Charles Stanley. The opinions expressed are his own. -