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Economists at Rabobank look at the problems.....>

ECB: Economists at Rabobank look at the problems that Weidmann might encounter
to become the next ECB President.
- Rabobank point out that for Weidmann to secure the vote, Sabine
Lautenschlaeger would need to step down, otherwise Germany would have two
Executive Board members. If she does step down, it would remove the only female
from the Executive Board, a situation that would be "a non-starter in terms of
the view from the European Parliament". 
- The situation may not improve for Weidmann because they say that "Lane may now
be the frontrunner to replace outgoing 'Chief Economist'" in May 2019. 

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