Most heads of research are responsible for sign-off on research

Peer-reviewed papers remain most-used metric for measuring research success

A clear majority of central banks task their heads of research/chief economists with the responsibility of giving final sign-off on research works, the Economics Benchmarks 2023 finds.

At 56.3% of 32 central bank respondents, the head of research/chief economist is responsible for the function. Economists have the job at 9.4% of institutions, the lowest in the dataset.

On the metric that central banks use to assess the success of research works, number of publications (in peer-reviewed

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