Claudio

Claudio Borio

Head of the Monetary and Economic Department
Monetary and Economic Department

Claudio Borio was appointed Head of the Monetary and Economic Department on 18 November 2013.
At the BIS since 1987, Mr Borio has held various positions in the Monetary and Economic Department (MED), including Deputy Head of MED and Director of Research and Statistics as well as Head of Secretariat for the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Gold and Foreign Exchange Committee (now the Markets Committee). From 1985 to 1987, he was an economist at the OECD, working in the country studies branch of the Economics and Statistics Department. Prior to that, he was Lecturer and Research Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford University. He holds a DPhil and an MPhil in Economics and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the same university. Claudio is author of numerous publications in the fields of monetary policy, banking, finance and issues related to financial stability.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary economics and policy
  • Financial stability
  • Banking and finance

Date BIS research papers
May 2010

Attributing systemic risk to individual institutions

BIS Working Papers No 308

Other authors: Nikola Tarashev and Kostas Tsatsaronis

Nov 2009

Ten propositions about liquidity crises

BIS Working Papers No 293

Nov 2009

Unconventional monetary policies: an appraisal

BIS Working Papers No 292

Other authors: Piti Disyatat

Sep 2009

The systemic importance of financial institutions

BIS Quarterly Review September 2009

Other authors: Nikola Tarashev and Kostas Tsatsaronis

Jun 2009

Towards an operational framework for financial stability: "fuzzy" measurement and its consequences

BIS Working Papers No 284

Other authors: Mathias Drehmann

Mar 2009

Assessing the risk of banking crises - revisited

BIS Quarterly Review March 2009

Other authors: Mathias Drehmann

Dec 2008

Capital regulation, risk-taking and monetary policy: a missing link in the transmission mechanism?

BIS Working Papers No 268

Other authors: Haibin Zhu

May 2008

FX reserve management: trends and challenges

BIS Papers No 40

Other authors: Gabriele Galati and Alexandra Heath

Mar 2008

The financial turmoil of 2007-?: a preliminary assessment and some policy considerations

BIS Working Papers No 251

Mar 2008

FX reserve management: elements of a framework

BIS Papers No 38

Other authors: Jannecke Ebbesen, Gabriele Galati and Alexandra Heath

Date Speeches
09 Apr 2015

The international monetary and financial system: Its Achilles heel and what to do about it

Presentation by Mr Claudio Borio, Head of Monetary and Economic Department of the BIS, at the INET conference "New Economic Thinking: Liberté, Égalité, Fragilité", Paris, 9 April 2015.

13 Aug 2014

Macroprudential frameworks: (too) great expectations?

Contribution by Mr Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International Settlements, to the 25th anniversary edition of Central Banking Journal, originally published on 5 August 2014.

09 Nov 2012

On time, stocks and flows: Understanding the global macroeconomic challenges

Essay prepared for a lecture by Claudio Borio, Deputy Head of Monetary and Economic Department and Director of Research and Statistics of the Bank for International Settlements, at the Munich Seminar series, co-organised by the University of Munich, the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, 15 October 2012.