Adrian Van Rixtel

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Financial Markets

Since joining the BIS in 2012, Adrian van Rixtel has been working as Senior Economist in the Financial Markets Unit of the Monetary and Economic Department. He has written on financial markets, financial crises, international banking, bank competition and funding, and monetary policy. Adrian is a regular contributor to the BIS Quarterly Review on the BIS international banking statistics. Before joining the BIS, he held positions at the Netherlands Central Bank, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Spain. Adrian was Visiting Researcher at the Bank of Japan. He also worked at private financial institutions in Amsterdam and London, primarily in research related activities. Adrian holds an MA from Tilburg University and a PhD from the Tinbergen Institute, Free University Amsterdam. He was Visiting Associate Professor at Hitotsubashi University and taught at IE and CUNEF business schools in Madrid.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets, Central banking

Selected Publications

  • Impact of bank competition on the interest rate pass-through in the euro area, Applied Economics, 2013 [with M. Leuvensteijn, C. Kok-Sørensen and J. Bikker]
  • Business models of international banks in the wake of the 2007-2009 global financial crisis; Financial Stability Review, Bank of Spain, 2012 [with M. Merck Martel and E. González Mota]
  • Globalisation of the bond and stock markets: The Japanese case in international perspective, in: B. Gup (ed.), Capital markets, globalization and economic development, 2005, Springer Verlag [with I. Alexopoulou and G. de Bondt]
  • Informality and monetary policy in Japan: The political economy of bank performance, 2002, Cambridge University Press.
  • Main changes in the financial structure of the euro-zone since the introduction of the euro, OECD Financial Market Trends, 2000 [with J. Santillán and D. Marques Ibañez]