High-income central banks offer more training for economists

Over 52% sponsor economics/statistics staff to undertake PhDs; 100% sponsor other training

Central banks in high-income countries are more likely than their peers to sponsor the training of their economics and statistics staff members.

According to data from the 30 central banks surveyed in Economics Benchmarks 2020, 52.6% of those from high-income economies – as classified by the World Bank – sponsor their staff in these departments to undertake PhD programmes.

In fact, 100% of participating central banks in advanced economies sponsor other types of trainings for their employees in

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