Research agenda determined across multiple levels

Governors and deputy governors give final sign-off on most research publications

Central banks depend on various executive office holders to determine the research agenda, but most banks are more likely to rely on the head of research or chief economist for approval, the Economics Benchmarks 2022 show.

Meanwhile, governors and deputy governors are most likely to be responsible for the final sign off on research publications, which was mentioned by 61% of respondents.

Thirty-one institutions answered these questions in the benchmark, where 28 (90.3%) report a head of

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