Fischer wows Israel

Six months after first stepping into his new office at the inverted zigguratshaped building of the Bank of Israel in Jerusalem, Stanley Fischer can look back with satisfaction. With seemingly little apparent effort, the former deputy managing director of the IMF managed to secure his position as the most dominant decision-maker on the Israeli economic scene, and is moving rapidly to introduce a far-reaching reform aimed at completely transforming the stagnate and inefficient structure of the