Governance Benchmarks 2022 – executive summary

Central banks discuss how they deal with problems of accountability and independence

Over the last two years, central banks have faced considerable challenges, which may well become even harder in the near future. Inflation is rising across both emerging and developed economies, in some cases to levels not seen in decades. Financial institutions in China are clearly suffering growing instability, which could well affect other countries. In this context, governments and people around the world are likely to increase their interest in how they hold central banks accountable.


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