International Journal of Central Banking launched

19 May 2005

Press release

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), along with the other sponsoring organisations1 of the International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), announces the publication today of the journal’s first issue. The BIS hosts the IJCB’s website (www.ijcb.org), also being launched today.

The IJCB, a new quarterly publication, features articles on central bank theory and practice, with special emphasis on research relating to monetary and financial stability. The IJCB website provides additional information about the journal as well as free access to journal articles.

View a list of articles appearing in the premiere issue, together with a list of the members of the journal’s editorial board and associate editors, who are drawn from both inside and outside the sphere of central banking, on the IJCB's website.

Subscribers to the printed version of the journal will receive this year’s issues at no cost. Beginning in 2006, print subscriptions will be available for an annual fee of USD 100. Subscription orders may be placed online at www.ijcb.org, or by phone (+1 202 452 3245), fax (+1 202 728 5886) or e-mail (BDM-IJCB-Editor@frb.gov).

Written correspondence should be directed to: IJCB - Publications Fulfillment, Mail Stop 127, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, USA.

1 The Bank of Algeria, the National Bank of Belgium, the Central Bank of Brazil, the Bank of Canada, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Bank of France, the Deutsche Bundesbank, the Bank of Greece, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Central Bank of Iceland, the Bank of Italy, the Bank of Japan, the Netherlands Bank, the Central Bank of Norway, the Bank of Portugal, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Bank of Spain, Sveriges Riksbank, the Swiss National Bank, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.