Előd Takáts

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department

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

  • Finance
  • International economics
  • Central banking

Date BIS research papers
Sep 2015

International monetary spillovers

BIS Quarterly Review September 2015

Other authors: Boris Hofmann

Feb 2015

Can demography affect inflation and monetary policy?

Working Papers No 485

Other authors: Mikael Juselius

Sep 2014

Cross-border bank lending during the taper tantrum: the role of emerging market fundamentals

BIS Quarterly Review September 2014

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev

Aug 2014

International monetary policy transmission

BIS Papers No 78

Other authors: Abraham Vela

Sep 2013

Capital flow dynamics and FX intervention

BIS Papers No 73

Other authors: Torsten Ehlers

Jul 2013

Credit and growth after financial crises

Working Papers No 416

Other authors: Christian Upper

Dec 2012

The euro area crisis and cross-border bank lending to emerging markets

BIS Quarterly Review December 2012

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Zsolt Kuti

Oct 2012

Is monetary policy constrained by fiscal policy?

BIS Papers No 67

Other authors: Carlos Montoro and James Yetman

Sep 2012

Ageing, property prices and money demand

Working Papers No 385

Other authors: Kiyohiko G Nishimura

Jun 2012

Countercyclical policies in emerging markets

BIS Quarterly Review June 2012