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Thoughts on what it's like to be considered too old –
or too young – for their job
At 67, Stanley Fischer, governor of Israel’s central bank, is too old to run for head of the IMF. Photograph: Miriam Alster/EPA
At 67, the governor of Israel's central bank, Stanley Fischer, has been told he is too old to run for the vacant role of head of the IMF. Fischer had hoped the rule that applicants had to be under 65 would be overlooked, as it is "not relevant today", but the IMF did not share his views.
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