Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015
||Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Central Bank of Russia, has been named Euromoneys Central Bank Governor of the Year. |
Central Bank of Russia governor Elvira Nabiullina is using orthodox but painful policy measures to combat the oil- and sanctions-driven storm that is ravaging the economy.
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Elvira Nabiullina, Euromoneys central bank governor of the year, is staunchly sticking to her controversial crisis-fighting plan as Russia reels from its biggest financial crisis since 1998. As sanctions and falling commodity prices threaten Putins oil-financed state patronage, the central bank the last bastion of economic orthodoxy is battling to craft a new growth model. Can Nabiullina turn crisis into opportunity?
About the Central Bank Governor of the Year
Euromoney considered governors whose key decisions had directly benefited both the performance and perception of their countrys economic and financial achievements over the previous 12 months. It also took soundings from the worlds leading bankers, which we seek out in background meetings; and the analysis of the contributors to Euromoney Country Risk (ECR), which has more than 400 economists around the world contributing on a regular basis, as well as data sourced and compiled by ECR.