This project aims at creating a data infrastructure for both academics and policymakers.
The database contains information on the CBIE index in (Romelli, 2021), as well as the most commonly used indices of central bank independence (see Grilli, Masciandaro and Tabellini, 1991 and Cukierman, Webb and Neyapti, 1992, among others) for 154 countries between 1972 and 2017.
The data draw on central bank legislations obtained from central bank websites and other sources. These legislations will be made available soon.
Romelli, D., 2021. The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset.