Central banks from advanced economies are more likely to have internal policies governing sustainability and diversity/inclusion. Globally, only a code of ethics is found at 100% of respondents to the benchmarks.
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Subject matter specialist Dan Hardie discusses central banks’ powers, governors, profits and staffing
Data shows EMEs and advanced economies differing in profits, appointments and policies
Data reveals differences in profits, appointments and policies among EMEs and advanced economies
Central banks from emerging market countries more likely to say they face problems finding staff
Majority of central banks report profits in most of last five years
Advanced economy central banks more likely to have formal agreements on profit distribution
EME central banks say they are more likely to face pressure over monetary policy
Central banks likely to have ethics codes and whistleblower policies regardless of national income
Governors’ salaries show moderate correlation with countries’ per capita GDP
Emerging market economy boards more likely to include government officials and ministers
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Poorer countries more likely to combine powers, while richer ones split responsibilities