The Governance Of Central Banks

Ellen E. Meade

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199560530
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations

The Governance Of Central Banks

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This article focuses on the governance of national or supranational central banks, and discusses the important elements of governance, which include independence, accountability, and transparency. It explains the distinction of these elements from others that pertain to the internal governance of the central bank's monetary policy committee. The article also analyses central bank independence, reviews central bank accountability and transparency, and discusses internal governance procedures of central banks.

Keywords: central banks; governance; independence; accountability; transparency; monetary policy

Article.  6225 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy ; Comparative Politics

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