Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Author/Editor:

Marc G Quintyn ; Eva H. G. Hüpkes ; Michael W Taylor

Publication Date:

March 14, 2006

Electronic Access:

Free Full Text

Summary:

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers, could become a law unto themselves. This pamphlet describes mechanisms for making regulatory agencies accountable not only to the government but also to the industry they supervise and the public at large, with examples from a range of countries.

Series:

Economic Issues No. 39

Notes:

Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.

English

Publication Date:

March 14, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781589064775/1020-5098

Stock No:

EIIEA039

Price:

Free

Format:

Paper

Pages:

27

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