Central banks have ‘long way to go’ on gender equality – IMF paper


Central banks have a “long way to go” in improving several aspects of gender equality, despite some progress towards self-imposed targets, research published by the International Monetary Fund finds.

Central banks play a core role in the economics profession and are a “paragon of public institutions”, the authors say, so they “should represent the population of the nation(s) they serve”.

The paper’s authors note existing studies reveal little about gender patterns in central banks, as much of

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