Central Banking Benchmarking

Advanced economy institutions tend to produce more papers

Emerging market researchers averaged five papers a year in peer-reviewed journals

Green banknotes?

Printing and distributing banknotes is one of the more carbon-intensive activities carried out by central banks. Benchmarking data shows the majority of central banks recycle notes, a proportion that has risen since 2020. But only around a quarter of respondents have a climate strategy for currency production. For more insights behind the headline findings, use the benchmarking service’s interactive charts to explore the data.

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