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Appointments to central bank boards: Does gender matter?

Patricia Charléty, Davide Romelli () and Santacreu-Vasut, Estefania

Economics Letters, 2017, vol. 155, issue C, 59-61

Abstract: We build a novel dataset that allows us to track appointments to central banks boards from 2003 to 2015 in 26 OECD countries. We find that female board members tend to replace each other, suggesting a systematic bias against women.

Keywords: Boards; Central banks; Gender (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E5 G2 G3 J16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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