Amir Yaron appointed Bank of Israel governor

bank-of-israel4
David Vaaknin

US-based economics professor Amir Yaron is set to become the new Bank of Israel governor, having been appointed by the Israeli government today (October 9).

The professor, based at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, will take over from Karnit Flug when she ends her five-year term in November.

Flug had clashed publicly with finance minister Moshe Kahlon, and chose not to seek a second term as governor.

Yaron has held his current role at the University of Pennsylvania since 2009.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: