Elod Takáts earned his PhD in finance at Princeton University. Prior to his PhD he worked in banking, and developed an interest in international policy during his study and during internships at places such as the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. After graduation, he joined the International Monetary Fund's Economist Program and worked in the Western Hemisphere and Strategy, Policy and Review Departments, after graduating from the Economist Program of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department as the monetary economist for China. His work included surveillance missions, such as Article IV and FSAPs, and IMF programmes. He joined the BIS in 2009. His policy work focuses on emerging markets. His research and analytical work covers broad financial and macroeconomic questions relevant for emerging market economies, as well as economic issues related to ageing and demographic change.
Fields of interest
- International economics
- Central banking
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BIS Quarterly Review September 2015
Other authors: Boris Hofmann
Working Papers No 485
Other authors: Mikael Juselius
BIS Quarterly Review September 2014
Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev
BIS Papers No 78
Other authors: Abraham Vela
BIS Papers No 73
Other authors: Torsten Ehlers
Working Papers No 416
Other authors: Christian Upper
BIS Quarterly Review December 2012
BIS Papers No 67
Working Papers No 385
Other authors: Kiyohiko G Nishimura
BIS Quarterly Review June 2012
- " A theory of 'crying wolf': the economics of money laundering enforcement", Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, vol 27, no 1, 2009.
- " Promotions, dismissals, and employee selection: theory and evidence" (with A Frederiksen), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, vol 27, no 1, 2009.
- " Australian Bank and Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities" (with P Tumbarello), IMF Working Paper 09/223, 2009.
- " Interest rate liberalization in China" (with T Feyziouglu and N Porter), IMF Working Paper 09/171, 2009.
- " Tax rate cuts and tax compliance - the Laffer curve revisited" (with T K Papp), IMF Working Paper 08/7, 2008.