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Source 2020: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/explainers/tell-me/html/index.en.html | 2020-02-13
The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank of the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the euro. Our main task is to maintain price stability in the euro area and so preserve the purchasing power of the single currency.

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body.publications-subpage .ecb-imgWrapper, article .ecb-imgWrapper {
    border-top: none;
    border-bottom: none;
    padding-bottom: 0;
}

article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgDesc{
    font-size: 18px;
    color: #003299;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #003299;
}

article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgUnit {
    color: #003299;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px) {
    body.publications-subpage main nav#ecb-sectionNav.pub-side-nav {
        height: calc( 100vh - 70px) !important;
    }
 
    body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginText {
        margin-left: -5px;        
    }
     body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginImg {
        margin-left: -30px;        
    }
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 558px) {
   body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginText {
        margin-left: 0;        
        width: 100%;
    }
    body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginImg {
        margin-left: 0px;  
        width: 30%;      
    }
}

/* end of Anna's fixes */


/* 16:9 video fix */
.responsiveVideoContainer {    
    padding-bottom: 53%;    
    padding-top: 3.3%;
}
/* end of 16:9 video fix*/

/* Annual report boxes */

	a{
		cursor: pointer;
	}

	a.linkButton{
		border: 1px solid #e1e1e1;
		margin: 0;
		width: 49%;
		padding: 5px;
		display: inline-block;
		border-radius: 3px;
		font-size: 12px;
		background-color: #ffffff;
	}
	a.linkButton:before{
		margin-right: 6px;
		padding-right:17px;
		display: inline-block;
		border-right: 1px dotted #e1e1e1;
	}

	hr {
		margin: 12px 0;
	}

	hr.dark{
		border-top: 1px solid #328dd2;
	}
	hr.thick{
		border-width: 2px;
	}
	hr.extra-light{
		border-top: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,0.4);
		background-color: transparent;		
	}
	.special-box-image .ecb-mediaYTVideo {
		width: 100%;
		margin-bottom: 0;
	}
	.special-box-image .ecb-mediaYTVideo a.overlay.play > img {
		display: block;
	}
	h2.special-heading,h3.special-heading,h4.special-heading{
		text-decoration: underline;
		text-transform: uppercase;
	}
	.img-textOverlay{
		padding-left: 40px;
		padding-top: 40px;
		padding-right: 20px;
		color: #ffffff;
		font-size: 26px;
		line-height: 30px;
	}
	.img-linkOverlay{
		position:absolute;
		bottom:40px;
		left: 40px;
		border: 1px solid #686A7D;		
		background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.4);
		border-radius: 5px;	
	}
	.img-linkOverlay:hover{
		background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.3);
	}
	.img-linkOverlay a{
		color: #ffffff;
		padding: 10px 30px;	
		display:inline-block;
		font-size:13px;
	}
	.img-linkOverlay a:before{
		font-size: 14px;
	}
	

	.img-video-close-button{
		text-transform: uppercase;
		color: #fff;
		padding: 5px;
		margin: 0;
		display:block;
	}
	.container-special_teaser {
		float: none;
		padding: 6px 0px 0px 0px;
	}
	.container-special_teaser.publication {
	    background-image: url(/shared/dist/img/publications/cover-graphic-ecb.jpg);
	    background-position-y: 100px;
	    background-repeat: no-repeat;
	    background-position-x: -360px;
	    background-size: 1200px;
	}
	.container-special-header{
		margin-bottom: 12px;
		background-color: #eef7ff;	
		padding-bottom: 8px;
	}

	.container-special-header .upper-element{		
		color: #328dd3;
		font-size: 65px;
		line-height: 59px;
		height: 70px;		
		text-align: center;
		font-weight: bold;
		overflow: hidden;		
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element.small{
		font-size: 28px;
		line-height: 29px;
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element.medium{
		font-size: 48px;		
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element span{
		border-bottom: 1px solid #deeefb;
		display: inline-block;		
		min-width: 275px;	
		margin-top: 10px;	
	}
	.container-special-header .lower-element{
		text-align: center;
		color: #000;
		font-weight: bold;
		text-transform: uppercase;
	}

	.container-special_teaser .teaser-title{
		color: #000000;	
		font-size: 22px;
		/*margin-bottom: 13px;*/
		text-align: center;
    position: relative;
    z-index: 10;
	}
	@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px){
		.container-special_teaser .teaser-title{
			margin-top: 15px;
		}
	}
	.container-special_teaser .ecb-box.modernBox.bottomBox{
		margin: -34px -20px 0 -20px;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-light {
		background-color: #f7f7f7;
	}
	.container-special_teaser .teaser-title .highlight{
		color: #328dd2;
		font-size: 32px;
		line-height: 40px;
		font-weight: bold;
		vertical-align: -8px;
	}

	.publication-cover{
		float: none;
		margin: 0 auto;			
		/*-webkit-box-reflect: below 0px -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, from(transparent), color-stop(80%, transparent), to(rgba(250, 250, 250, 0.1)));*/
	}
	.publication-cover.half{
		height: 190px;
	}

	.ecb-grid.margin-left-medium, .ecb-grid.floatRight.margin-left-medium, .ecb-grid.floatLeft.margin-left-medium, .margin-left-medium{
		margin-left:12px;
	}
	.ecb-grid.margin-right-medium, .ecb-grid.floatRight.margin-right-medium, .ecb-grid.floatLeft.margin-right-medium, .margin-right-medium{
		margin-right:12px;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){		
		.no-phone-margin-right-medium{
			margin-right:0;
		}
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){		
		.no-tablet-margin-right-medium{
			margin-right:0;
		}
	}
	.container-special-boxes{
		display: flex;
		flex-wrap: wrap;
	}
	.container-special-boxes h3{
		color: #328dd3;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .special-box-image h2{
		color: #000000;		
		vertical-align: middle;
		display: inline-block;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .special-box-image{
		
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box{													
		margin-bottom: 12px;				
	}

	.special-box-image{
		display:block;
		position: relative;
		object-fit: cover;
		object-position: top;
		background-size: cover;
   		background-position: center center;
	}
	.special-box-thin-image{
		height: 160px;
		line-height: 160px;		
		object-position: center;	
	}
	.special-box-extra-thin-image{
		height: 120px;
		line-height: 120px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .feature-box{
		min-height: 100%;
		display: flex;
		flex-flow: row wrap;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box{
		margin-right: 12px;	
		color: #ffffff;
		min-height: 100%;
		position:relative;		
		background-color: #328dd3;
		padding: 40px 20px 45px 20px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .special-box{
		background-color: #eef7ff;
		color: #000;
	}	
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.grid-width-4:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
		margin-right: 0;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.grid-width-3:nth-child(4n) .special-box{
		margin-right: 0;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-6:nth-child(2n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-6:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 12px;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-12 .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
	}
	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-6:nth-child(2n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-6:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 12px;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-12:nth-child(3n) .special-box,
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-12 .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element{
		position:absolute;
		height:45px;
		bottom:0;
		width:100%;
		text-align: center;
		margin-left:-20px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper{
		position:relative;
		padding:10px 0;
		border-top: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,1);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:before,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:after{ 	
 		content:'';
 		display:block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    border-color: #328dd3 transparent transparent transparent;
	    top: -2px;
	    left: calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:before{		
		border-color: #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;
		border-width: 10px;
		top:-1px;
	}


	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element{
		border-bottom: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,0.2);
		padding-bottom: 9px;
		margin-top: 5px;
		position: relative;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .upper-element{
		border-color: #e1eef7;
		padding: 20px 0;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon {
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 65px;
	    height: 65px;
	    right: 0;
	    bottom: 3px;	    
	    background-position: center;
	    background-repeat: no-repeat;
	    background-size: 70px;
	    /*background-color: #fff;*/
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .upper-element .icon {
		right: calc( 50% - 28.5px );		
	}

	
    
	
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.growth {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_growth.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.inflation {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_inflation.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.jobs {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_jobs.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.bad-loans {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_NPLs.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.bank {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_bank.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element.comparison{
		margin-top: -10px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .metric{
		font-size: 34px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .metric .unit{
		font-size: 24px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .previousValue,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .currentValue{
		font-size: 14px;
		line-height: 14px;
		color: rgba(255,255,255,0.4);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .currentValue{
		vertical-align: 15px;
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box a.arrow,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box h3{
		color: #ffffff;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box h3{
		height: 60px;
		font-size: 21px;
		margin-top: 2px;
		margin-bottom: 17px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box a.arrow:before{
	    color: #000;
	    background-color: #ffffff;	    
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .description{
		opacity: 0.75;
		font-size: 15px;
		margin-bottom:60px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .description{
		margin-bottom: 5px;
		font-size: 16px;

	}

	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch{
		padding: 10px;
		position:relative;
		background-color: #eef7ff;
	}
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:before{
		content:'Previous releases';
		font-size: 18px;
		display: block;	
		padding: 0 10px 10px 10px;
    	text-align: center;	
	}
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch form input[type="text"]{
		background-color: #ffffff;
	}

/* end of Annual report boxes */

/* modern language selection for annual report box */
.modernLanguageSelector.ecb-langSelector{
	margin: 0;
}
.modernLanguageSelector.ecb-langSelector .offeredLanguage{
	padding: 10px 20px;
	width: 180px;	
	background: #fff;
	border: 1px solid #ccc;
	font-size: 16px;
	float: none;
}

/* end of language selection */ 

/* modern boxes */	

	.top-box-holder{
		display: flex;
		margin-bottom: 12px;
	}
	.top-box-holder .ecb-box, .container-special-box .ecb-box{
		margin-bottom: 0;
	}

	.ecb-box.modernBox{
		padding: 25px 20px 20px 20px;
		margin-left:0;
		margin-right:0;
	}
	.ecb-box.modernBox.narrowPadding{
		padding: 25px 11px 20px 11px;
	}
  div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox.thinPadding,
  .ecb-box.modernBox.thinPadding,
  .ecb-box.thinPadding{
    padding: 15px;
  }
	.img-arrow-bottom + .ecb-box.modernBox{
		padding-top: 15px;
	}

	.ecb-box.modernBox .basicHeading{
		color: #000;
		margin-bottom: 0;
		text-align: center;
		font-weight: bold;
	}
	.ecb-box.modernBox.no-padding{
		padding: 0;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-extra-light{
		background-color: #fdfdfd;
	}
	.arrow-right.arrow-extra-light:after{
		border-color:  transparent #fdfdfd transparent transparent;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-medium{
		background-color: #328dd2;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-medium-light{
		background-color: #eef7ff;
	}		
	.ecb-box.highlight-extra-medium-light{
		background-color: #f9fdff;
	}

	.no-margin-bottom{
		margin-bottom: 0 !important;
	}
  .no-margin-right{
    margin-right: 0 !important;
  }
  .no-margin{
    margin: 0 !important;
  }

	.ecb-box.modernBox.thinBox{
		padding: 13px 20px 13px 20px;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-extra-light:after,
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-medium:after{
			border-color:  transparent transparent #fdfdfd transparent;
			bottom: 0;
			right:calc( 50% - 10px );
			top: auto;
		}
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-medium:after{
			border-color:  transparent transparent #328dd2 transparent;
		}
	}

	.arrow-right.arrow-medium:after
	{
		border-color:  transparent #328dd2 transparent transparent;
	}
	.arrow-right.arrow-light:after{
		border-color:  transparent #f7f7f7 transparent transparent;
	}
	.arrow-top.arrow-light:after{
		border-color:  #f7f7f7 transparent transparent transparent;	
	}
	.arrow-top.arrow-white:after{
		border-color:  #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;	
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-medium:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-medium:after{
		background-color: #328dd2;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-light:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-light:after{
		background-color: #f7f7f7;
	}
  .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-white:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-white:after{
    background-color: #ffffff;
  }

	.arrow-right, .arrow-top{
		position:relative;
	}

/*	.arrow-right:after,
	.arrow-top:after,
	.arrow-bottom:after,
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:after{
		content: '';
	    display: block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    top: calc( 50% - 10px );
	    right: -1px;
	}*/
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:after{
		/*background-color: #328dd2;	*/
		border-color: #eef7ff transparent transparent transparent;
		top: auto;
		bottom: -19px;
		right:calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	
	dl.ecb-basicList dt:nth-child(1), dl.ecb-basicList dd:nth-child(2) {	   
	    border-top: none;
	}

	.arrow-top:after{
		top: -1px;
		right:calc( 50% - 10px );		
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom{
		position:relative;
		overflow:hidden;
		margin-bottom:0px;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:before, .img-arrow-bottom:after {
	    content:'';
	    position: absolute;
	    bottom: 0px;
	    width: 50%;	    
	    padding-bottom:10px;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:before {
	    right: 50%;
	    -ms-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    -webkit-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    -ms-transform: skewX(45deg);
	    -webkit-transform: skewX(45deg);
	    transform: skewX(45deg);
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:after {
	    left: 50%;
	    -ms-transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    -webkit-transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    -ms-transform: skewX(-45deg);
	    -webkit-transform: skewX(-45deg);
	    transform: skewX(-45deg);
	}


	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox{
		margin-top:0px;
		border-top:1px solid #eaeaea;
		position: relative;
		padding: 11px 0;
		width: 100%;
	}
  div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox.normalPadding{
    padding: 25px 20px 20px 20px;  
  }
  

	div.ecb-box.bottomBox .linkHolder{
		text-align: center;
	}
	div.ecb-box.bottomBox .linkColumn{
		padding: 6px 20px;
	}
	.centeredText { 
		text-align: center;
	}
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:before,
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{ 	
 		content:'';
 		display:block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    border-color: #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;
	    top: -2px;
	    left: calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	div.ecb-box.highlight-extra-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #fdfdfd transparent transparent transparent;
	}
  div.ecb-box.highlight-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
    border-color: #f7f7f7 transparent transparent transparent;
  }  
	div.ecb-box.highlight-extra-medium-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #f9fdff transparent transparent transparent;
	}
	div.ecb-box.highlight-medium + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #328dd2 transparent transparent transparent;
	}
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:before{		
		border-color: #eaeaea transparent transparent transparent;
		border-width: 10px;
		top:-1px;
	}

	.ecb-border {
		border:1px solid #eaeaea;	
	}

/* end of modern boxes */


.gsc-table-result, .gsc-thumbnail-inside, .gsc-url-top {
	padding-left: 0 !important;
}

body.publications-subpage main nav#ecb-sectionNav.pub-side-nav {
    height: calc( 100vh - 160px) !important;
}


/* Fix for full width columns */
@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 72%;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 70%;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 100%;
	}
}


table.ecb-forexTable #ISK {
    background-position: 12px 13px;
}

.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon {
	background-color: #FBFBFB;
	margin-bottom: 5px;

}
.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column{
	width: 70%;	
	padding: 20px;
	margin-left: 0;
}
.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child{
	width: 30%;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 20px;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
	.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column {
    	width: 80%;
    	margin-left: 0;
	}
	.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child{
		width: 20%;
		margin: 0;
		padding: 20px 0;
	}
}

.ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol .ecb-column iframe.ecb-mediaYTVideo {
	width: 100% !important;
}

dl.ecb-basicList lh{
	width: 22%;
    float: left;
    font-size: 12px;
    font-weight: bold;
}

.ecb-tabNavs ul li.longTitleTab{
	max-width: none !important;
}

.ecb-authors{
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #5c5c5c;
}
.toBeUpdatedFloating.toBeUpdatedFloatingDocument{
	font-weight:initial;
	text-transform: initial;
}

body.sub-orgachart .ecb-box.highlight h2, .orgachart .ecb-box.highlight h2{
	z-index: 1;
	position: relative;
}

#webeditor_contents[contenteditable="true"] .ecb-toggleContainer{
	display: block !important;
}

#vacancies-container #advancedSearchForm .ecb-formRow .ecb-formItem select{
	overflow-y: hidden;
}

#vacanciesTable .positionTitle{
	color: #2e93e5;
	font-size:18px;
	display:block;	
	line-height: 24px;
}

#vacanciesTable .positionArea{
	color: #808080;
	font-size:14px;
	margin-top: 8px;
	display: inline-block;	
}
#vacanciesTable tr:hover td{
	background-color: rgba(247,249,252,0.5);
}
#vacanciesTable td {
	background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.7);
	cursor: pointer;	
	border-top: 1px solid #e5ecf2;
	border-bottom: 1px solid #e5ecf2;
	vertical-align: top;
}
#vacanciesTable td, #vacanciesTable th{
	padding: 15px 5px;
}
#vacanciesTable td:first-child {
    padding-right: 70px;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 558px) {
	#vacanciesTable td:first-child {
	    padding-right: 30px;
	}
}
#vacanciesTable td:last-child {
    font-size: 14px;
}
#vacanciesTable th {
	background-color: transparent;
	color: #013394;	
}

#vacancies-container .ecb-box.highlight-medium {
	margin-bottom: 0;
}

#vacancies-container .ecb-box.highlight-medium, #advancedSearchForm{
	background-color: #328dd2;
	padding:15px;
}

.ecb-box.highlight-medium, .ecb-box.highlight-medium h1,.ecb-box.highlight-medium h2,.ecb-box.highlight-medium h3, .ecb-box.highlight-medium a, .ecb-box.highlight-medium li:before{
	color: #ffffff;
}
.ecb-box.highlight-medium a.arrow:before{
	color: #328dd2;
    background-color: #ffffff;
}

#vacancy_fayt{
	background-color: #5ca3db;
	color: #dae3f2;
	padding:14px 20px;
	width: 100%;
	font-size: 18px;
	border-radius:0;	
}
#vacancy_fayt_container{
	position:relative;
}
#vacancy_fayt_container:before {
	content: "\f002";
	font: normal normal normal 18px/1 FontAwesome;
	display: inline-block;
	position: absolute;
	right: 5px;
	top: 14px;
	color: #fff;
	height: 40px;
	width: 40px;
	text-align: center;
	cursor: pointer;
}
#vacancy_advancedSearchBtn_container{
	float:right;
	margin-top:15px;
	color: #fff;
	cursor: pointer;
}
#advancedSearchHeading{
	padding: 5px;
}

#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{
	background-image: url("/careers/shared/img/vacancy_details_background.jpg");
	background-position: left bottom;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-size: contain;
	width:1280px;
	padding-left:320px;
	margin-left:-320px;
	padding-right:320px;
	margin-right:-320px;

}

@media only screen and (max-width:1282px){
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{
		width:100%;
		padding-right:15px;
		margin-right:-15px;
		padding-left:28%;
		margin-left:-28%;
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-crossnav-col:before{
		display:none;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{						
		padding-right:20px;
		margin-right:-20px;
		padding-left:calc( 30% );
		margin-left:calc( -30% );
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-sectionnav-col{
		padding-right:20px;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col {
		padding: 5px 10px 0;
		margin: 0;
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-crossnav-col {
		padding: 0 0 1px;
	}
}

.vacancyDetails{
	padding-bottom: 510px;
}
#vacancies-container {
	padding-bottom: 450px;
}
@media(max-width: 1024px){
	.vacancyDetails{
		padding-bottom:200px;
	}
	#vacancies-container{
		padding-bottom:250px;
	}
}


.vacancyDetails h2{
	color: #328dd2;
	font-weight: 700;
	margin-top: 35px;
	margin-bottom: 20px;
}
dl.ecb-highlightedList{
	background-color: #328dd2;
	padding: 12px 0 10px 0;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dt {
	font-weight: 700;
	font-size: 16px;
	width: 30%;
	padding: 15px 15px;
	line-height: inherit;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd {
	width: 70%;
	padding: 15px 10px 15px 0;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList a, dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList a:visited {
	color: #fff;
	border-bottom: 1px dashed #fff;
}
dl.ecb-highlightedList dt, dl.ecb-highlightedList dd {
	border-top: 1px solid #8cbde5;
	color: #fff;	
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dt.light, dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light {
	background-color: rgba( 255,255,255,0.2);
	border-top: none;	
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light+dt,dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light+dt+dd{
	border-top: none;
}
input[type="button"].ecb-buttonHighlight.lightButton {
	background-color: #328dd2;
}

input[type="button"].largeButton {
	font-size: 20px;
	padding: 12px 45px;	
}
input[type="button"].centerButton {
	margin: 0 auto;
	display: block;
}
a.makeBlock{
	display: block;
}

.ecb-pressConference .ecb-pressConferenceContainer {
	overflow: inherit;
}
@media only screen and (min-width: 1024px) {
	.ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderImage.ecb-sliderImage-align-left {
		left: 480px;
		position: absolute;
	}
}

@media only print {
	.ecb-mediaYTVideo {
		display: none;
	}
	div#ecb-headerTop .ecb-logo{
		float:none;
		margin: 0 auto 25px auto!important;
	}
	#ecb-social-sharing, #ecb-doc-footer .ecb-footerBottom .ecb-serviceNavigation{
		display: none;
	}
	
	section{
		page-break-inside: avoid;
	}
}

@media only screen and (min-width: 1023px) {
    .ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderContainer, .ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderDescription {
        height: 450px;
    }
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 550px){
.sintra img.originalSizeOnMobile {
    width: auto;
    height: 22vw;
}
.sintra {height: 25vw;}
}

/* fsr player button alternate style */
.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt {
   top: 50%;
    left: 50%;
    height: 60px;
    width: 60px;
    display: block;
    z-index: 10;
    transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    overflow: hidden;
    color: transparent;
    background-color: rgba(50,141,210,.90) !important;
    border-radius: 0px;
    border:none;
}

.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt a:before {
    font-size: 22px;
    color: #fff !important;
    margin-left: 24px;
    margin-top: 19px;
    content: "\f04b" !important ;
}

.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt a {
    color: #ffffff;
    padding: 0 15px 15px 0;
    display: inline-block;
    font-size: 0px;
}

/* STAFF MACROECONOMIC PROJECTIONS month + year fix */
.container-special-header .upper-element.tall {
    height: 88px;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.container-special-header .upper-element.tall span {
    padding-bottom: 14px;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
  .container-special-header .upper-element,
  .container-special-header .upper-element.tall{
  	font-size: 32px;
  	line-height: 37px;
  	height: 73px;
  }
}


/* ECB FORUM ON CENTRAL BANKING 2019 */
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra {
	background-image:url(/pub/conferences/ecbforum/shared/img/2019/20.jpg); 
	border: 1px solid #eee;
}
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra img {
	padding-left: 20px;
}
@media only screen and (min-width: 1251px){
	.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra img.sintra-logo-replacement {
		padding-left: 331px;
		display: block;
		-moz-box-sizing: border-box;
		box-sizing: border-box;
		background: url('/pub/conferences/ecbforum/shared/img/2019/logo_landscape.png') no-repeat;
		width: 142px;
		height: 132px;
	}
}
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right .cf img.originalSizeOnMobile.floatLeft {
	max-width: 22%;
}

/*
* Related topics - Taxonomy
*/
.related-topics {
	margin-top: 10px;
}

.related-topics h4 {
	position: relative;
	width: 100%;
	padding: 4px 0 20px;
	margin-bottom: 10px;

	text-align: center;
	background-color: #eee;
	color: black;
}

.related-topics h4::before, .related-topics h4::after{
	content: '';
    position: absolute;
	width: calc(50% + 15px);
    margin-top: 27px;
    padding-bottom: 30px;
    background-color: #fff;
}

.related-topics h4::before{
	right: calc(50% - 15px);
    -ms-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    -webkit-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    -ms-transform: skewX(45deg);
    -webkit-transform: skewX(45deg);
    transform: skewX(45deg);
    z-index: 2;
}

.related-topics h4::after{
	left: calc(50% - 15px);
    -ms-transform-origin: 0 100%;
    -webkit-transform-origin: 0 100%;
    transform-origin: 0 100%;
    -ms-transform: skewX(-45deg);
    -webkit-transform: skewX(-45deg);
    transform: skewX(-45deg);
    z-index: 1;
}

.related-topics ul {
	text-align: center;
	display: block;
	padding: 0;
	margin:0 0 30px 0;
}

.related-topics ul li {
	list-style-type: none;
	display: inline;
	white-space: nowrap;
	text-align: center;
	margin:0;
}

.related-topics li::before {
	content: none;
}

.related-topics li:after{
	content: " ";
	word-spacing: 1px;
	background-image: linear-gradient(to right, #eee 1px, #fff 1px);
}

.related-topics li a { 
	width: 100%;
    margin: 5px;
	padding: 0 10px;

	color: #328dd2;
	background-color: transparent;
	font-weight: normal;
	border-radius: 0;
}

.ecb-authorsLetters {
	display: flex;
    flex-wrap: wrap;
}    </style>

    


<noscript>
        <style>
            /* new_design */
.x_box .highlight-grey{
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    min-height: 107px;
    padding: 10px 20px;

}
a.bubble.large::before{
  font-size: 14px;
  vertical-align: 8px;
}
main .large-font p,
main .large-font ul li{
  font-size: 20px;
  line-height: 32px;
}
main .large-font p.ecb-extraExtraLarge {
    font-size: 30px;
    line-height: 36px;
}

.right-margin-4{
  margin-right: 33.66666%;
}

@media (max-width: 558px) {
	.phone-grid-width-12.right-margin-4{
	  margin-right: 0;
	}
}


main .large-font a.arrow::before{
  width: 16px;
  height:17px;
  padding-top: 3px;
} 

main .large-font a{
  font-size: 20px;
  line-height: 32px;
}

dl.large-font dt{ 
  font-size: 18px;
}

dl.large-font dd{
  font-size: 20px;
  line-height: 32px;
}

dl.large-font dd .doc-subtitle{
  font-size: 18px;
  line-height: 26px;
}
.promo-box > h3.-shadowed
{
  box-shadow: 0 0 100px 134px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.8), inset 0 0 100px 100px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.8);
  border-radius: 1px;
}
.promo-box.-inverted-color > h3.-shadowed
 {
  box-shadow: 0px 0px 100px 100px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.5), inset 0px 0px 100px 100px rgba(50, 50, 50, 0.5);
  border-radius: 1px;
}
.promo-box h3::after{
  display: none;
}
.promo-box {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
  justify-content: center;
  position: relative;
  min-height: 570px;
  padding: 50px calc((100% - 750px) / 2 + 0px + 0px) calc(50px * 1);
  height: 570px;
  align-items: center;
  text-align: center;
  margin-bottom: 10px;
  z-index: 11;
  position: relative;
}
@media (max-width: 1280px) {
  .promo-box {
    padding: 50px calc(50px + 0px) calc(50px * 1);
  }
}
@media (max-width: 767px) {
  .promo-box {
    padding: 50px calc(30px + 0px) calc(50px * 1);
  }
}
@media (max-width: 558px) {
  .promo-box {
    padding: 50px calc(20px + 0px) calc(50px * 1);
  }
}
.promo-box > div {
  width: 100%;
  position: relative;
  padding-bottom: 10px;
  margin-bottom: 25px;
  font-size: 16px;
  color: #000;
  z-index: 20;
}
.promo-box > div::after {
  display: block;
  position: absolute;
  content: '';
  left: calc(50% - 35px);
  bottom: 0;
  height: 5px;
  width: 70px;
  border-bottom: 2px solid #003299;
}
.promo-box > h3 {
  width: 100%;
  max-width: 558px;
  font-size: 24px;
  font-weight: bold;
  color: #000;
}
.promo-box .button {
  display: inline-flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
  max-width: 350px;
  width: 100%;
  text-align: center;
  font-size: 20px;
  line-height: 32.888px;
  font-weight: 600;
  position: relative;
  position: relative;
  padding: 10px 50px;
  margin: 10px 0;
  background-color: rgba(0, 50, 150, 0.8);
  color: #fff;
  border: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1);
  border-radius: 5px;
}
@media (max-width: 767px) {
  .promo-box .button {
    margin: 10px auto;
  }
}
@media (max-width: 558px) {
  .promo-box .button {
    flex-direction: column;
    word-break: break-all;
  }
}
.promo-box .button.icon {
  display: flex;
}
.promo-box .button::before {
  background-color: transparent;
  padding: 0px;
  font-size: 35px;
  color: #4076bf;
}
.promo-box .button::before {
  position: absolute;
  top: inherit;
  margin-top: 0px;
  left: 10px;
  color: #fff;
}
.promo-box .button.-cancel::before {
  color: #4076bf;
}
.promo-box .button:hover, .promo-box .button:focus, .promo-box .button:active {
  color: #d1deef;
}
.promo-box .button.-inverted-color {
  background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.5);
  border-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7);
  color: #111;
}
.promo-box .button.-inverted-color::before {
  color: #fff;
  background-color: #4076bf;
  font-size: 20px;
  padding-left: 1px;
  width: 20px;
  height: 20px;
  line-height: 20px;
  vertical-align: -2px;
}
.promo-box.-inverted-color > div {
  color: #fff;
}
.promo-box.-inverted-color > div::after {
  border-bottom: 2px solid #fff;
}
.promo-box.-inverted-color > h3 {
  color: #fff;
}
.promo-box.-top {
  justify-content: flex-start;
}
.promo-box.-left {
  align-items: left;
}
.promo-box.-right {
  align-items: right;
}
.promo-box.-bottom {
  justify-content: flex-end;
}



.x_box .highlight-grey{
	background-color: #eee;
}

.move-up-large {
    margin-top: -89px;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px){
	.x_box .x_image.phone-arrow-bottom.arrow-white:after{ 
	    border-color: transparent transparent #ffffff transparent;
	}
	.x_box .x_image.phone-arrow-bottom:after {
    	bottom: -1px;
    	top: auto;    
	}
}


.x_box .arrow-blue-two::after{
	border-color: #4076bf transparent transparent transparent;
}

.x_box.highlight-blue-two, .x_box .highlight-blue-two{
	background-color: #4076bf;
}
.x_box .font-color-blue-two{
	color: #4076bf;
}

.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper{
	width: 100%;
}

.x_content h3::after, .x_content h4::after{
  display: none;
}

.x_content h3, .x_content h4{
  padding-bottom: 0;  
}


.x_content{
	padding: 50px;
}

.x_content dl h1::after,.x_content dl h2::after,.x_content dl h3::after,.x_content dl h4::after{
	display: none;
}

.x_box .move-up-double{
	margin-top: -126px;
}
.x_content dl h1,.x_content dl h2,.x_content dl h3,.x_content dl h4{
	margin-bottom: 0;
	padding-bottom: 0.5em;
}

.x_content dl dt{
	font-size: 15px;
	line-height: 18px;
}

.no-top-padding{
	padding-top: 0;
}
.no-bottom-padding{
	padding-bottom: 0;
}

.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers .the-image{	
	height: 0 !important;
}
.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers .timeline-event{
	border-color: #003299;
}

.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers .timeline-event span{
	display: block;
}
.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers .timeline-event h1{
	display: inline-block;
}
.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers .timeline-event h1::after{
	width: 100%;
}
.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers br + br{
	display: block !important;
	content: '';
}
.x_content .timeline-board-wrapper .timeline-boardmembers br + br::before{
	display: none;
}

.header-image {
    background-size: cover;
}
.arrow-top.arrow-dark-blue:after {
    border-color: #003299 transparent transparent transparent;
}
.dark-blue.ecb-mediaYTVideo a.overlay.play:before {
	background-color: rgba(0, 50, 153, 0.7);	
}
.dark-blue.ecb-mediaYTVideo.videoInserted,
.highlight-dark-blue{
	background-color: rgba(0, 50, 153, 0.7);
}
 
/* end new design */

/* fix spinner lazy-loading bug */
.lazy-load.loaded {
    overflow: visible !important;
}
.lazy-load.unloaded:after{
	display: none !important;
}
/* end of spinner lazy-loading bug */


/* multtiple inline equations bug */


a.instagram{
	display: inline;
	font-weight: 700;
	font-size: 14px;
	line-height: 19.6px;
}

.eqn-equationParent{
	/* min-height: 0 !important; */
}

/* end of inline equations bug */

/* quiz a switch fix */
.hover-light:hover::after{
	pointer-events: none;
}
a.targetHandler-link{
	display:block;
	height: 100%;
}
/* end quiz a switch fix */

/* inline link fix */
a.link-inline.arrow:before{
	display: none;
}

/* inline link fix */


/* image teaser code */
.image-teaser-background-right{
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-size: contain;
	background-position: right;
}



/* fix svg width in ie */

img[src$=".svg"]:not(.image){
  width: 100%;
}


/* fix icons becoming large on mobile */
@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
  img.originalSizeOnMobile {
      width: auto;
  }
}


/* cookieheader */
h4.cookieHeader{
  font-size:18px;
  color: #328dd2;
  font-weight: normal;
}

/* end of cookie header */

/* Fix for ul inside ol bullets */
ol li ul>li {
    list-style-type: none;
}
/* end of fix for ul inside ol bullets */


.ssm-forumSpeakers .ecb-toggleContainer {
  font-size: 16px;
  line-height: 22.4px;
  background: #f7f7f7;
  padding: 12px 19px;
}

.ssm-forumSpeakers .ecb-toggle .ecb-toggleTitle {
	font-size:14px;
}
/* remove urls while printing */
@media print{
  a.inline-link:after,a.link-inline:after {
    display: none;
  }  
}

/* modern form css */

form.ecb-modernForm label{
	color: #328dd2;
	padding-bottom: 5px;
}

form.ecb-modernForm input,
form.ecb-modernForm select{
	background-color: #ffffff;
	border: 1px solid #e1e1e1;
	border-radius: 0;
}

/* end of modern form */

/* publication code implementation in articles */


article span.publicationFloatingImage {
  width: 250px;
  height: auto;
  margin-right: 20px;
  margin-bottom: 15px;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 558px) {
  article span.publicationFloatingImage {
    width: 50%;
  }
}
article span.publicationFloatingImage svg {
  width: 100%;
  height: auto;
}

/*
** Image Classes
** -------------------------------------------- */
article .ecb-imgWrapper {
  max-width: 620px;
  min-width: 100%;
  display: block;
  margin-bottom: 35px;
  margin-top: 35px;
  padding-top: 10px;
  padding-bottom: 25px;
  float: none;
  border-top: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
  border-bottom: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px) {
  article .ecb-imgWrapper {
    max-width: 620px;
    min-width: 100%;
  }
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper img {
  float: none;
  width: 100%;
  margin-top: 25px;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper.floatRight, article .ecb-imgWrapper img.floatRight {
  margin-left: 0px;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgTitle {
  color: #003299;
  font-size: 20px;
  line-height: 28px;
  margin-bottom: 13px;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgDesc {
  color: #003299;
  font-size: 16px;
  line-height: 22.4px;
  margin-bottom: 10px;
  padding-bottom: 15px;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #003299;
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  max-width: 100%;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgSpeaking {
  color: #5d5f5f;
  margin-bottom: 13px;
  font-size: 17 !important;
  line-height: 22.4px;
  font-weight: bold;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgUnit {
  font-size: 12px;
  color: #003299;
  line-height: 16.8px;
}
article .ecb-imgSource {
  padding: 20px 0px 10px 0px;
  font-size: 12px;
  line-height: 16.8px;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper + .ecb-imgWrapper {
  border-top: none;
}
article .ecb-inlineImage.equation img {
  height: 50%;
  width: 50%;
}
article svg {
  overflow: hidden;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px) {
  article svg {
    max-width: 100%;
    min-width: 100%;
  }
}
article svg * {
  font-family: droid_sans, Verdana, arial !important;
}

/*
** Footnotes
** -------------------------------------------- */
article  .ecb-footnote {
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #328dd2;
  margin-left: 3px;
}
article  .ecb-footnote a {
  color: #328dd2;
}
article  .ecb-toggleTitle:before {
  display: none;
}
article  .ecb-toggleClosed:before, article  .ecb-toggleOpened:before {
  display: none;
}
article span.ecb-toggleContainer.toggle {
  display: block !important;
  background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  margin: 10px -0 10px 0;
  padding: 15px 15px 12px 15px;
  color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.7);
  cursor: default;
}
article span.ecb-toggleContainer.toggle a {
  color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.7);
}
article span.ecb-toggleContainer sup {
  margin-right: 10px;
}
article .footnotes {
  background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.05);
  padding: 15px;
  font-size: 12px;
  line-height: 16.8px;
}
article .footnotes a {
  font-size: inherit;
  line-height: inherit;
}
article .footnotes .footnote {
  margin-bottom: 15px;
}
article .footnotes .footnote sup {
  margin-right: 5px;
}
article div.ecb-imgWrapper p.ecb-imgDesc span.ecb-toggle.ecb-footnote sup a.ecb-toggleTitle {
  display: inline-block;
}
article hr {
  border: none;
  border-top: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
  color: #fff;
  background-color: #fff;
  height: 1px;
  width: 100%;
  margin: 30px 0 32px;
  clear: both;
}
article main svg {
  margin-top: 10px;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
  article main svg {
    height: auto !important;
    max-height: 100%;
  }
}
article .perc {
  background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);
  position: fixed;
  bottom: 50px;
  right: 50px;
  z-index: 500;
  color: white;
  padding: 10px 16px;
  display: none;
}
article .publicationFloatingImage {
  float: left;
  padding-right: 20px;
  padding-bottom: 10px;
  padding-top: 5px;
}
article .zoomremove {
  transition: opacity 0.4s linear;
  opacity: 0;
}
article .impressum {
  font-size: 12px;
}
article .impressum h1 {
  font-size: 12px !important;
  margin: 0 !important;
  line-height: 16px !important;
}
article .impressum p {
  margin-top: 10px;
}
article .ecb-box hr,
article .ecb-imgWrapper hr {
  display: none;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper + hr {
  display: none;
}
article hr + .ecb-imgWrapper {
  border-top: none;
}

/* end of publication code implementation in articles */

/* Anna publication css fixes, should go to main css harmonized */

body.publications-subpage main nav#ecb-sectionNav.pub-side-nav {
    height: calc( 100vh - 160px) !important;
}

a.inline-link.arrow:before{
    display: none;
}

.ecb-boxHeading {
    color: #003399;
    font-size: 25px;
    line-height: 30px;
}

.ecb-boxHeadline{
    color: #003399;    
    margin-top: 35px;
    margin-bottom: 10px;
    font-size: 18px;
}

.ecb-boxHeading + .ecb-boxHeadline {
    margin-top: 0;
}

.ecb-boxHeading + p, body.publications-subpage .ecb-boxHeadline + p {
    margin-top: 0;
}

article .ecb-imgSource {
    color: #8a8a8a;
    font-size: 14px;    
    padding-top: 0; 
    padding-bottom: 0; 
    margin-top: 0;  
    line-height: normal;
}
article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgDesc+img, article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgUnit+img {
    /*border-bottom: 1px solid #eaeaea;*/
    padding-bottom: 10px;
    margin-bottom: 10px;
}

.ecb-box.highlight .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgDesc+img, .ecb-box.highlight .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgUnit+img {
    border-color: #8a8a8a;
}

.ecb-imgSpeaking{
    margin-top: 0;
}

.ecb-boxHeading[id] {
    padding-top: 150px;
    margin-top: -150px;
    margin-bottom: 30px;
}

 /* _pub_helper line 9 SCSS */
div.ecb-imgWrapper p.ecb-imgDesc span.ecb-toggle.ecb-footnote sup a.ecb-toggleTitle {
    display: inline;
}

div.ecb-box + h3 {
    margin-top: 40px;
}


p.ecb-marginText {
    float: left;
    width: 50%;
    margin: 12px 30px 20px -60px;
    font-size: 14px;
    padding: 20px 25px;
    background-color: #f7f7f7;
}

p + p.ecb-marginText{
    margin-top: 24px;
}

h3 + p.ecb-marginText{
    margin-top: 12px;
}

p.ecb-marginImg {
    float: left;
    width: 50%;
    margin: 40px 34px 20px -60px;    
}

h1 + p.ecb-marginImg{
    margin-top: 15px;
}

p+img, h4+img {
    margin-top: 35px;
}

img+p, img+h4{
    margin-top: 35px;
}
img.floatLeft+p{
	margin-top:0;
}

ol > li > ol > li{
    list-style-type: none;
}
ol > li > ol > li > ol > li{
    list-style-type: none;
}
ol > li > ol{
	counter-reset: alpha;
}
ol > li > ol > li:before {
    counter-increment: alpha;
    content:"(" counter(alpha, lower-alpha)") "
}
ol > li > ol.lower-latin > li:before,
ol > li > ol.upper-latin > li:before,
ol > li > ol.lower-roman > li:before,
ol > li > ol.upper-roman > li:before{
    display: none;
}
ol > li > ol > li > ol{
	counter-reset: roman;
}
ol > li > ol > li > ol > li:before {
    counter-increment: roman;
    content:"(" counter(roman, lower-roman)") "
}

h1[id], body.publications-subpage h2[id], body.publications-subpage h3[id], body.publications-subpage h4[id] {
    padding-top: 160px;
    margin-top: -130px;
    margin-bottom: 30px;
}

body.publications-subpage h1 + p, body.publications-subpage div + p,body.publications-subpage p + div, body.publications-subpage p + p {
    margin-top: 20px;
}

body.publications-subpage p + h2{
    margin-top: 40px;
}
body.publications-subpage p + h3{
    margin-top: 35px;
}
body.publications-subpage p + h4,
body.publications-subpage ul + h4{
    margin-top: 30px;
}
body.publications-subpage h2 + h4{
    margin-top: 25px;
}

body.publications-subpage h1[id] {
    padding-top: 200px;
}

body.publications-subpage .ecb-note, body.publications-subpage .ecb-networkMarker {
    display: none;
}


body.publications-subpage .ecb-imgWrapper, article .ecb-imgWrapper {
    border-top: none;
    border-bottom: none;
    padding-bottom: 0;
}

article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgDesc{
    font-size: 18px;
    color: #003299;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #003299;
}

article .ecb-imgWrapper .ecb-imgUnit {
    color: #003299;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px) {
    body.publications-subpage main nav#ecb-sectionNav.pub-side-nav {
        height: calc( 100vh - 70px) !important;
    }
 
    body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginText {
        margin-left: -5px;        
    }
     body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginImg {
        margin-left: -30px;        
    }
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 558px) {
   body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginText {
        margin-left: 0;        
        width: 100%;
    }
    body.publications-subpage p.ecb-marginImg {
        margin-left: 0px;  
        width: 30%;      
    }
}

/* end of Anna's fixes */


/* 16:9 video fix */
.responsiveVideoContainer {    
    padding-bottom: 53%;    
    padding-top: 3.3%;
}
/* end of 16:9 video fix*/

/* Annual report boxes */

	a{
		cursor: pointer;
	}

	a.linkButton{
		border: 1px solid #e1e1e1;
		margin: 0;
		width: 49%;
		padding: 5px;
		display: inline-block;
		border-radius: 3px;
		font-size: 12px;
		background-color: #ffffff;
	}
	a.linkButton:before{
		margin-right: 6px;
		padding-right:17px;
		display: inline-block;
		border-right: 1px dotted #e1e1e1;
	}

	hr {
		margin: 12px 0;
	}

	hr.dark{
		border-top: 1px solid #328dd2;
	}
	hr.thick{
		border-width: 2px;
	}
	hr.extra-light{
		border-top: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,0.4);
		background-color: transparent;		
	}
	.special-box-image .ecb-mediaYTVideo {
		width: 100%;
		margin-bottom: 0;
	}
	.special-box-image .ecb-mediaYTVideo a.overlay.play > img {
		display: block;
	}
	h2.special-heading,h3.special-heading,h4.special-heading{
		text-decoration: underline;
		text-transform: uppercase;
	}
	.img-textOverlay{
		padding-left: 40px;
		padding-top: 40px;
		padding-right: 20px;
		color: #ffffff;
		font-size: 26px;
		line-height: 30px;
	}
	.img-linkOverlay{
		position:absolute;
		bottom:40px;
		left: 40px;
		border: 1px solid #686A7D;		
		background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.4);
		border-radius: 5px;	
	}
	.img-linkOverlay:hover{
		background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.3);
	}
	.img-linkOverlay a{
		color: #ffffff;
		padding: 10px 30px;	
		display:inline-block;
		font-size:13px;
	}
	.img-linkOverlay a:before{
		font-size: 14px;
	}
	

	.img-video-close-button{
		text-transform: uppercase;
		color: #fff;
		padding: 5px;
		margin: 0;
		display:block;
	}
	.container-special_teaser {
		float: none;
		padding: 6px 0px 0px 0px;
	}
	.container-special_teaser.publication {
	    background-image: url(/shared/dist/img/publications/cover-graphic-ecb.jpg);
	    background-position-y: 100px;
	    background-repeat: no-repeat;
	    background-position-x: -360px;
	    background-size: 1200px;
	}
	.container-special-header{
		margin-bottom: 12px;
		background-color: #eef7ff;	
		padding-bottom: 8px;
	}

	.container-special-header .upper-element{		
		color: #328dd3;
		font-size: 65px;
		line-height: 59px;
		height: 70px;		
		text-align: center;
		font-weight: bold;
		overflow: hidden;		
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element.small{
		font-size: 28px;
		line-height: 29px;
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element.medium{
		font-size: 48px;		
	}
	.container-special-header .upper-element span{
		border-bottom: 1px solid #deeefb;
		display: inline-block;		
		min-width: 275px;	
		margin-top: 10px;	
	}
	.container-special-header .lower-element{
		text-align: center;
		color: #000;
		font-weight: bold;
		text-transform: uppercase;
	}

	.container-special_teaser .teaser-title{
		color: #000000;	
		font-size: 22px;
		/*margin-bottom: 13px;*/
		text-align: center;
    position: relative;
    z-index: 10;
	}
	@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px){
		.container-special_teaser .teaser-title{
			margin-top: 15px;
		}
	}
	.container-special_teaser .ecb-box.modernBox.bottomBox{
		margin: -34px -20px 0 -20px;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-light {
		background-color: #f7f7f7;
	}
	.container-special_teaser .teaser-title .highlight{
		color: #328dd2;
		font-size: 32px;
		line-height: 40px;
		font-weight: bold;
		vertical-align: -8px;
	}

	.publication-cover{
		float: none;
		margin: 0 auto;			
		/*-webkit-box-reflect: below 0px -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, from(transparent), color-stop(80%, transparent), to(rgba(250, 250, 250, 0.1)));*/
	}
	.publication-cover.half{
		height: 190px;
	}

	.ecb-grid.margin-left-medium, .ecb-grid.floatRight.margin-left-medium, .ecb-grid.floatLeft.margin-left-medium, .margin-left-medium{
		margin-left:12px;
	}
	.ecb-grid.margin-right-medium, .ecb-grid.floatRight.margin-right-medium, .ecb-grid.floatLeft.margin-right-medium, .margin-right-medium{
		margin-right:12px;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){		
		.no-phone-margin-right-medium{
			margin-right:0;
		}
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){		
		.no-tablet-margin-right-medium{
			margin-right:0;
		}
	}
	.container-special-boxes{
		display: flex;
		flex-wrap: wrap;
	}
	.container-special-boxes h3{
		color: #328dd3;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .special-box-image h2{
		color: #000000;		
		vertical-align: middle;
		display: inline-block;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .special-box-image{
		
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box{													
		margin-bottom: 12px;				
	}

	.special-box-image{
		display:block;
		position: relative;
		object-fit: cover;
		object-position: top;
		background-size: cover;
   		background-position: center center;
	}
	.special-box-thin-image{
		height: 160px;
		line-height: 160px;		
		object-position: center;	
	}
	.special-box-extra-thin-image{
		height: 120px;
		line-height: 120px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .feature-box{
		min-height: 100%;
		display: flex;
		flex-flow: row wrap;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box{
		margin-right: 12px;	
		color: #ffffff;
		min-height: 100%;
		position:relative;		
		background-color: #328dd3;
		padding: 40px 20px 45px 20px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .special-box{
		background-color: #eef7ff;
		color: #000;
	}	
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.grid-width-4:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
		margin-right: 0;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.grid-width-3:nth-child(4n) .special-box{
		margin-right: 0;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-6:nth-child(2n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-6:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 12px;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.tablet-grid-width-12 .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
	}
	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-6:nth-child(2n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-6:nth-child(3n) .special-box{
			margin-right: 12px;
		}
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-12:nth-child(3n) .special-box,
		.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.phone-grid-width-12 .special-box{
			margin-right: 0;
		}
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element{
		position:absolute;
		height:45px;
		bottom:0;
		width:100%;
		text-align: center;
		margin-left:-20px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper{
		position:relative;
		padding:10px 0;
		border-top: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,1);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:before,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:after{ 	
 		content:'';
 		display:block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    border-color: #328dd3 transparent transparent transparent;
	    top: -2px;
	    left: calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .lower-element .lower-element-wrapper:before{		
		border-color: #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;
		border-width: 10px;
		top:-1px;
	}


	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element{
		border-bottom: 1px solid rgba(255,255,255,0.2);
		padding-bottom: 9px;
		margin-top: 5px;
		position: relative;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .upper-element{
		border-color: #e1eef7;
		padding: 20px 0;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon {
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 65px;
	    height: 65px;
	    right: 0;
	    bottom: 3px;	    
	    background-position: center;
	    background-repeat: no-repeat;
	    background-size: 70px;
	    /*background-color: #fff;*/
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .upper-element .icon {
		right: calc( 50% - 28.5px );		
	}

	
    
	
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.growth {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_growth.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.inflation {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_inflation.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.jobs {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_jobs.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.bad-loans {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_NPLs.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .icon.bank {
    	background-image: url(../shared/img/icon_bank.svg);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element.comparison{
		margin-top: -10px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .metric{
		font-size: 34px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .metric .unit{
		font-size: 24px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .previousValue,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .currentValue{
		font-size: 14px;
		line-height: 14px;
		color: rgba(255,255,255,0.4);
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .upper-element .currentValue{
		vertical-align: 15px;
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box a.arrow,
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box h3{
		color: #ffffff;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box h3{
		height: 60px;
		font-size: 21px;
		margin-top: 2px;
		margin-bottom: 17px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .special-box a.arrow:before{
	    color: #000;
	    background-color: #ffffff;	    
	}

	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box .description{
		opacity: 0.75;
		font-size: 15px;
		margin-bottom:60px;
	}
	.container-special-boxes .container-special-box.simple-box .description{
		margin-bottom: 5px;
		font-size: 16px;

	}

	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch{
		padding: 10px;
		position:relative;
		background-color: #eef7ff;
	}
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:before{
		content:'Previous releases';
		font-size: 18px;
		display: block;	
		padding: 0 10px 10px 10px;
    	text-align: center;	
	}
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch form input[type="text"]{
		background-color: #ffffff;
	}

/* end of Annual report boxes */

/* modern language selection for annual report box */
.modernLanguageSelector.ecb-langSelector{
	margin: 0;
}
.modernLanguageSelector.ecb-langSelector .offeredLanguage{
	padding: 10px 20px;
	width: 180px;	
	background: #fff;
	border: 1px solid #ccc;
	font-size: 16px;
	float: none;
}

/* end of language selection */ 

/* modern boxes */	

	.top-box-holder{
		display: flex;
		margin-bottom: 12px;
	}
	.top-box-holder .ecb-box, .container-special-box .ecb-box{
		margin-bottom: 0;
	}

	.ecb-box.modernBox{
		padding: 25px 20px 20px 20px;
		margin-left:0;
		margin-right:0;
	}
	.ecb-box.modernBox.narrowPadding{
		padding: 25px 11px 20px 11px;
	}
  div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox.thinPadding,
  .ecb-box.modernBox.thinPadding,
  .ecb-box.thinPadding{
    padding: 15px;
  }
	.img-arrow-bottom + .ecb-box.modernBox{
		padding-top: 15px;
	}

	.ecb-box.modernBox .basicHeading{
		color: #000;
		margin-bottom: 0;
		text-align: center;
		font-weight: bold;
	}
	.ecb-box.modernBox.no-padding{
		padding: 0;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-extra-light{
		background-color: #fdfdfd;
	}
	.arrow-right.arrow-extra-light:after{
		border-color:  transparent #fdfdfd transparent transparent;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-medium{
		background-color: #328dd2;
	}
	.ecb-box.highlight-medium-light{
		background-color: #eef7ff;
	}		
	.ecb-box.highlight-extra-medium-light{
		background-color: #f9fdff;
	}

	.no-margin-bottom{
		margin-bottom: 0 !important;
	}
  .no-margin-right{
    margin-right: 0 !important;
  }
  .no-margin{
    margin: 0 !important;
  }

	.ecb-box.modernBox.thinBox{
		padding: 13px 20px 13px 20px;
	}

	@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-extra-light:after,
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-medium:after{
			border-color:  transparent transparent #fdfdfd transparent;
			bottom: 0;
			right:calc( 50% - 10px );
			top: auto;
		}
		.ecb-grid.phone-grid-width-12 > .arrow-right.arrow-medium:after{
			border-color:  transparent transparent #328dd2 transparent;
		}
	}

	.arrow-right.arrow-medium:after
	{
		border-color:  transparent #328dd2 transparent transparent;
	}
	.arrow-right.arrow-light:after{
		border-color:  transparent #f7f7f7 transparent transparent;
	}
	.arrow-top.arrow-light:after{
		border-color:  #f7f7f7 transparent transparent transparent;	
	}
	.arrow-top.arrow-white:after{
		border-color:  #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;	
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-medium:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-medium:after{
		background-color: #328dd2;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-light:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-light:after{
		background-color: #f7f7f7;
	}
  .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-white:before, .img-arrow-bottom.img-arrow-white:after{
    background-color: #ffffff;
  }

	.arrow-right, .arrow-top{
		position:relative;
	}

/*	.arrow-right:after,
	.arrow-top:after,
	.arrow-bottom:after,
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:after{
		content: '';
	    display: block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    top: calc( 50% - 10px );
	    right: -1px;
	}*/
	.modernFilter .ecb-filterSearch:after{
		/*background-color: #328dd2;	*/
		border-color: #eef7ff transparent transparent transparent;
		top: auto;
		bottom: -19px;
		right:calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	
	dl.ecb-basicList dt:nth-child(1), dl.ecb-basicList dd:nth-child(2) {	   
	    border-top: none;
	}

	.arrow-top:after{
		top: -1px;
		right:calc( 50% - 10px );		
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom{
		position:relative;
		overflow:hidden;
		margin-bottom:0px;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:before, .img-arrow-bottom:after {
	    content:'';
	    position: absolute;
	    bottom: 0px;
	    width: 50%;	    
	    padding-bottom:10px;
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:before {
	    right: 50%;
	    -ms-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    -webkit-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    transform-origin: 100% 100%;
	    -ms-transform: skewX(45deg);
	    -webkit-transform: skewX(45deg);
	    transform: skewX(45deg);
	}
	.img-arrow-bottom:after {
	    left: 50%;
	    -ms-transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    -webkit-transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    transform-origin: 0 100%;
	    -ms-transform: skewX(-45deg);
	    -webkit-transform: skewX(-45deg);
	    transform: skewX(-45deg);
	}


	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox{
		margin-top:0px;
		border-top:1px solid #eaeaea;
		position: relative;
		padding: 11px 0;
		width: 100%;
	}
  div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox.normalPadding{
    padding: 25px 20px 20px 20px;  
  }
  

	div.ecb-box.bottomBox .linkHolder{
		text-align: center;
	}
	div.ecb-box.bottomBox .linkColumn{
		padding: 6px 20px;
	}
	.centeredText { 
		text-align: center;
	}
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:before,
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{ 	
 		content:'';
 		display:block;
	    position: absolute;
	    width: 0;
	    height: 0;
	    border-style: solid;
	    border-width: 10px;
	    border-color: #ffffff transparent transparent transparent;
	    top: -2px;
	    left: calc( 50% - 10px );
	}
	div.ecb-box.highlight-extra-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #fdfdfd transparent transparent transparent;
	}
  div.ecb-box.highlight-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
    border-color: #f7f7f7 transparent transparent transparent;
  }  
	div.ecb-box.highlight-extra-medium-light + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #f9fdff transparent transparent transparent;
	}
	div.ecb-box.highlight-medium + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:after{
		border-color: #328dd2 transparent transparent transparent;
	}
	div.ecb-box + div.ecb-box.bottomBox:before{		
		border-color: #eaeaea transparent transparent transparent;
		border-width: 10px;
		top:-1px;
	}

	.ecb-border {
		border:1px solid #eaeaea;	
	}

/* end of modern boxes */


.gsc-table-result, .gsc-thumbnail-inside, .gsc-url-top {
	padding-left: 0 !important;
}

body.publications-subpage main nav#ecb-sectionNav.pub-side-nav {
    height: calc( 100vh - 160px) !important;
}


/* Fix for full width columns */
@media only screen and (max-width: 1282px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 72%;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 70%;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px){
	#ecb-content-col.content-col-wide {
		width: 100%;
	}
}


table.ecb-forexTable #ISK {
    background-position: 12px 13px;
}

.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon {
	background-color: #FBFBFB;
	margin-bottom: 5px;

}
.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column{
	width: 70%;	
	padding: 20px;
	margin-left: 0;
}
.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child{
	width: 30%;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 20px;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 558px){
	.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column {
    	width: 80%;
    	margin-left: 0;
	}
	.ecb-splitRow.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child, .ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol.left-icon .ecb-column:first-child{
		width: 20%;
		margin: 0;
		padding: 20px 0;
	}
}

.ecb-columns.ecb-twoCol .ecb-column iframe.ecb-mediaYTVideo {
	width: 100% !important;
}

dl.ecb-basicList lh{
	width: 22%;
    float: left;
    font-size: 12px;
    font-weight: bold;
}

.ecb-tabNavs ul li.longTitleTab{
	max-width: none !important;
}

.ecb-authors{
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #5c5c5c;
}
.toBeUpdatedFloating.toBeUpdatedFloatingDocument{
	font-weight:initial;
	text-transform: initial;
}

body.sub-orgachart .ecb-box.highlight h2, .orgachart .ecb-box.highlight h2{
	z-index: 1;
	position: relative;
}

#webeditor_contents[contenteditable="true"] .ecb-toggleContainer{
	display: block !important;
}

#vacancies-container #advancedSearchForm .ecb-formRow .ecb-formItem select{
	overflow-y: hidden;
}

#vacanciesTable .positionTitle{
	color: #2e93e5;
	font-size:18px;
	display:block;	
	line-height: 24px;
}

#vacanciesTable .positionArea{
	color: #808080;
	font-size:14px;
	margin-top: 8px;
	display: inline-block;	
}
#vacanciesTable tr:hover td{
	background-color: rgba(247,249,252,0.5);
}
#vacanciesTable td {
	background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.7);
	cursor: pointer;	
	border-top: 1px solid #e5ecf2;
	border-bottom: 1px solid #e5ecf2;
	vertical-align: top;
}
#vacanciesTable td, #vacanciesTable th{
	padding: 15px 5px;
}
#vacanciesTable td:first-child {
    padding-right: 70px;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 558px) {
	#vacanciesTable td:first-child {
	    padding-right: 30px;
	}
}
#vacanciesTable td:last-child {
    font-size: 14px;
}
#vacanciesTable th {
	background-color: transparent;
	color: #013394;	
}

#vacancies-container .ecb-box.highlight-medium {
	margin-bottom: 0;
}

#vacancies-container .ecb-box.highlight-medium, #advancedSearchForm{
	background-color: #328dd2;
	padding:15px;
}

.ecb-box.highlight-medium, .ecb-box.highlight-medium h1,.ecb-box.highlight-medium h2,.ecb-box.highlight-medium h3, .ecb-box.highlight-medium a, .ecb-box.highlight-medium li:before{
	color: #ffffff;
}
.ecb-box.highlight-medium a.arrow:before{
	color: #328dd2;
    background-color: #ffffff;
}

#vacancy_fayt{
	background-color: #5ca3db;
	color: #dae3f2;
	padding:14px 20px;
	width: 100%;
	font-size: 18px;
	border-radius:0;	
}
#vacancy_fayt_container{
	position:relative;
}
#vacancy_fayt_container:before {
	content: "\f002";
	font: normal normal normal 18px/1 FontAwesome;
	display: inline-block;
	position: absolute;
	right: 5px;
	top: 14px;
	color: #fff;
	height: 40px;
	width: 40px;
	text-align: center;
	cursor: pointer;
}
#vacancy_advancedSearchBtn_container{
	float:right;
	margin-top:15px;
	color: #fff;
	cursor: pointer;
}
#advancedSearchHeading{
	padding: 5px;
}

#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{
	background-image: url("/careers/shared/img/vacancy_details_background.jpg");
	background-position: left bottom;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-size: contain;
	width:1280px;
	padding-left:320px;
	margin-left:-320px;
	padding-right:320px;
	margin-right:-320px;

}

@media only screen and (max-width:1282px){
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{
		width:100%;
		padding-right:15px;
		margin-right:-15px;
		padding-left:28%;
		margin-left:-28%;
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-crossnav-col:before{
		display:none;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px){
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col{						
		padding-right:20px;
		margin-right:-20px;
		padding-left:calc( 30% );
		margin-left:calc( -30% );
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-sectionnav-col{
		padding-right:20px;
	}
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-content-col {
		padding: 5px 10px 0;
		margin: 0;
	}
	#ecb-main-wrapper.vacancyDetailsBackground #ecb-crossnav-col {
		padding: 0 0 1px;
	}
}

.vacancyDetails{
	padding-bottom: 510px;
}
#vacancies-container {
	padding-bottom: 450px;
}
@media(max-width: 1024px){
	.vacancyDetails{
		padding-bottom:200px;
	}
	#vacancies-container{
		padding-bottom:250px;
	}
}


.vacancyDetails h2{
	color: #328dd2;
	font-weight: 700;
	margin-top: 35px;
	margin-bottom: 20px;
}
dl.ecb-highlightedList{
	background-color: #328dd2;
	padding: 12px 0 10px 0;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dt {
	font-weight: 700;
	font-size: 16px;
	width: 30%;
	padding: 15px 15px;
	line-height: inherit;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd {
	width: 70%;
	padding: 15px 10px 15px 0;
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList a, dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList a:visited {
	color: #fff;
	border-bottom: 1px dashed #fff;
}
dl.ecb-highlightedList dt, dl.ecb-highlightedList dd {
	border-top: 1px solid #8cbde5;
	color: #fff;	
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dt.light, dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light {
	background-color: rgba( 255,255,255,0.2);
	border-top: none;	
}
dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light+dt,dl.ecb-basicList.ecb-highlightedList dd.light+dt+dd{
	border-top: none;
}
input[type="button"].ecb-buttonHighlight.lightButton {
	background-color: #328dd2;
}

input[type="button"].largeButton {
	font-size: 20px;
	padding: 12px 45px;	
}
input[type="button"].centerButton {
	margin: 0 auto;
	display: block;
}
a.makeBlock{
	display: block;
}

.ecb-pressConference .ecb-pressConferenceContainer {
	overflow: inherit;
}
@media only screen and (min-width: 1024px) {
	.ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderImage.ecb-sliderImage-align-left {
		left: 480px;
		position: absolute;
	}
}

@media only print {
	.ecb-mediaYTVideo {
		display: none;
	}
	div#ecb-headerTop .ecb-logo{
		float:none;
		margin: 0 auto 25px auto!important;
	}
	#ecb-social-sharing, #ecb-doc-footer .ecb-footerBottom .ecb-serviceNavigation{
		display: none;
	}
	
	section{
		page-break-inside: avoid;
	}
}

@media only screen and (min-width: 1023px) {
    .ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderContainer, .ecb-homepageSlider .ecb-sliderDescription {
        height: 450px;
    }
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 550px){
.sintra img.originalSizeOnMobile {
    width: auto;
    height: 22vw;
}
.sintra {height: 25vw;}
}

/* fsr player button alternate style */
.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt {
   top: 50%;
    left: 50%;
    height: 60px;
    width: 60px;
    display: block;
    z-index: 10;
    transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    overflow: hidden;
    color: transparent;
    background-color: rgba(50,141,210,.90) !important;
    border-radius: 0px;
    border:none;
}

.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt a:before {
    font-size: 22px;
    color: #fff !important;
    margin-left: 24px;
    margin-top: 19px;
    content: "\f04b" !important ;
}

.img-linkOverlay.youtubeAlt a {
    color: #ffffff;
    padding: 0 15px 15px 0;
    display: inline-block;
    font-size: 0px;
}

/* STAFF MACROECONOMIC PROJECTIONS month + year fix */
.container-special-header .upper-element.tall {
    height: 88px;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.container-special-header .upper-element.tall span {
    padding-bottom: 14px;
}

@media only screen and (max-width: 767px) {
  .container-special-header .upper-element,
  .container-special-header .upper-element.tall{
  	font-size: 32px;
  	line-height: 37px;
  	height: 73px;
  }
}


/* ECB FORUM ON CENTRAL BANKING 2019 */
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra {
	background-image:url(/pub/conferences/ecbforum/shared/img/2019/20.jpg); 
	border: 1px solid #eee;
}
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra img {
	padding-left: 20px;
}
@media only screen and (min-width: 1251px){
	.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right.sintra img.sintra-logo-replacement {
		padding-left: 331px;
		display: block;
		-moz-box-sizing: border-box;
		box-sizing: border-box;
		background: url('/pub/conferences/ecbforum/shared/img/2019/logo_landscape.png') no-repeat;
		width: 142px;
		height: 132px;
	}
}
.ecb-box.image-teaser-background-right .cf img.originalSizeOnMobile.floatLeft {
	max-width: 22%;
}

/*
* Related topics - Taxonomy
*/
.related-topics {
	margin-top: 10px;
}

.related-topics h4 {
	position: relative;
	width: 100%;
	padding: 4px 0 20px;
	margin-bottom: 10px;

	text-align: center;
	background-color: #eee;
	color: black;
}

.related-topics h4::before, .related-topics h4::after{
	content: '';
    position: absolute;
	width: calc(50% + 15px);
    margin-top: 27px;
    padding-bottom: 30px;
    background-color: #fff;
}

.related-topics h4::before{
	right: calc(50% - 15px);
    -ms-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    -webkit-transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    transform-origin: 100% 100%;
    -ms-transform: skewX(45deg);
    -webkit-transform: skewX(45deg);
    transform: skewX(45deg);
    z-index: 2;
}

.related-topics h4::after{
	left: calc(50% - 15px);
    -ms-transform-origin: 0 100%;
    -webkit-transform-origin: 0 100%;
    transform-origin: 0 100%;
    -ms-transform: skewX(-45deg);
    -webkit-transform: skewX(-45deg);
    transform: skewX(-45deg);
    z-index: 1;
}

.related-topics ul {
	text-align: center;
	display: block;
	padding: 0;
	margin:0 0 30px 0;
}

.related-topics ul li {
	list-style-type: none;
	display: inline;
	white-space: nowrap;
	text-align: center;
	margin:0;
}

.related-topics li::before {
	content: none;
}

.related-topics li:after{
	content: " ";
	word-spacing: 1px;
	background-image: linear-gradient(to right, #eee 1px, #fff 1px);
}

.related-topics li a { 
	width: 100%;
    margin: 5px;
	padding: 0 10px;

	color: #328dd2;
	background-color: transparent;
	font-weight: normal;
	border-radius: 0;
}

.ecb-authorsLetters {
	display: flex;
    flex-wrap: wrap;
}            .ecb-accordionBox .ecb-accordionContent {
                display: block;
            }
        </style>
    </noscript>
</head>

	<body class="project-ecb section-explainers sub-tell-me">
		<div id="ecb-doc-wrapper">
			<span id="skipnavigation"></span>
			
<header id="ecb-doc-header">
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