Tributes to the governor that never was (Andrew Crockett, 1943-2012)


Top policymakers have paid tribute to the public service of Andrew Crockett, who died this week at his home in California after a long battle with illness.

Crockett had held senior posts at the Bank of England, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - where he was the general manager for nearly a decade - and gained a reputation as a respected policymaker with the stature of a central bank governor, even though he did not secure the top job at the

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