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Governance Benchmarks 2023 report – the frameworks that underpin central banks

Data reveals differences in profits, appointments and policies among EMEs and advanced economies

The Governance Benchmarks 2023 presents original data on how central banks are organised and overseen. To fulfil their mandates, central banks need both operational independence and the confidence of the jurisdictions that they serve. This is true at all times, but perhaps especially so during periods of economic instability. This third Governance report is based on the responses of 43 central banks, the largest number of institutions to have taken part so far.

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Policy choices

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.

For the full breakdown, use the benchmarking service’s interactive charts to explore the data.

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Governance Benchmark Data

Governance data

View the full breakdown of responses to the Governance Benchmarks.

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