Előd Takáts

Előd Takáts

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Emerging Markets

Előd Takáts monitors emerging markets focusing on Central and Eastern Europe. He earned his PhD in financial economics at Princeton University in 2006. Prior his PhD he worked in banking. During his studies, he conducted research at the European Central Bank and at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. After graduation, he worked for the International Monetary Fund in the Western Hemisphere; the Strategy, Policy and Review; and the Monetary and Capital Markets Departments. He conducted surveillance missions, worked on country programs and during his last assignment he was the monetary economist for China. He joined the Bank for International Settlements in 2009, where he organises policy meetings for emerging market central bankers and provides background analytics for ongoing policy work. His research focuses on issues particularly relevant for emerging market policy makers, such as cross-border financial flows or macroprudential measures.


Fields of interest

  • Finance
  • International economics

Selected Publications

BIS Research papers

Date Research papers
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

Oct 2011

International banks, new liquidity rules and monetary policy in EMEs

BIS Papers No 57

Other authors: Agustín Villar

Dec 2010

Cross-border bank lending to emerging market economies

BIS Papers No 54

Aug 2010

Ageing and asset prices

Working Papers No 318

Jun 2010

Was it credit supply? Cross-border bank lending to emerging market economies during the financial crisis

BIS Quarterly Review June 2010