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European Central Bank

  • By: Erik Jones
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The European Central Bank (ECB) was founded on June 1, 1998, and is the pivotal institution in the European System of Central Banks. The primary task of the ECB is to guide the targeting of monetary policy instruments to ensure price ...

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