Gender Balance in the ECB's Executive Board

Policy Letter No. 15, 2012

Laura Moretti
Research Area:
Macro Finance
Nov 2012
gender equality, ECB Executive Board

The latest appointment to the ECB's Executive Board initiated a political dispute between the European Parliament and the Euro Group on the question of representation of females on the Executive Board and the Governing Council of the ECB. The dispute has raised awareness to the fact that a culture of equality and equal opportunity should be built from the ground up. A long term plan helping talented women to emerge and be prepared to take increasing responsibilities is necessary to make sure that there is a growing pool of qualified female candidates.

Link to Publication

Back to list