Hyun

Hyun Song Shin

Economic Adviser and Head of Research
Monetary and Economic Department

Hyun Song Shin took up the position of Economic Adviser and Head of Research at the BIS on 1 May 2014. Before joining the BIS, Mr Shin was the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University. In 2010, on leave from Princeton, he served as Senior Adviser to the Korean president, taking a leading role in formulating financial stability policy in Korea and developing the agenda for the G20 during Korea's presidency. From 2000 to 2005, he was Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics. He holds a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from Oxford University (Nuffield College) and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the same university.

Fields of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Finance
  • International economics

Date BIS research papers
Nov 2016

The dollar, bank leverage and the deviation from covered interest parity

BIS Working Papers No 592

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev, Wenxin Du and Catherine Koch

Sep 2016

Bank capital and dividend externalities

BIS Working Papers No 580

Other authors: Viral Acharya and Hanh Le

Apr 2016

Why bank capital matters for monetary policy

BIS Working Papers No 558

Other authors: Leonardo Gambacorta

Jan 2016

Sovereign yields and the risk-taking channel of currency appreciation

BIS Working Papers No 538

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Ilhyock Shim

Jan 2016

Exchange rates and monetary spillovers

BIS Working Papers No 537

Other authors: Guillaume Plantin

Oct 2015

Breaking free of the triple coincidence in international finance

BIS Working Papers No 524

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Robert Neil McCauley

Oct 2015

The hunt for duration: not waving but drowning?

BIS Working Papers No 519

Other authors: Dietrich Domanski and Vladyslav Sushko

Oct 2015

Effectiveness of macroprudential and capital flow measures in Asia and the Pacific

BIS Papers No 82

Other authors: Valentina Bruno and Ilhyock Shim

Aug 2015

Global dollar credit and carry trades: a firm-level analysis

BIS Working Papers No 510

Other authors: Valentina Bruno

Aug 2015

Investor redemptions and fund manager sales of emerging market bonds: how are they related?

BIS Working Papers No 509

Other authors: Jimmy Shek and Ilhyock Shim

Date Speeches
15 Nov 2016

The bank/capital markets nexus goes global

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the London School of Economics and Political Science, 15 November 2016.

26 Jun 2016

Liquidity, leverage and macro risk

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 26 June 2016.

08 Jun 2016

Global liquidity and procyclicality

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the World Bank conference "The state of economics, the state of the world", Washington DC, 8 June 2016.

06 May 2016

Market liquidity and bank capital

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the "Perspectives 2016: Liquidity Policy and Practice" conference, AQR Asset Management Institute, London Business School, 27 April 2016.

07 Apr 2016

Bank capital and monetary policy transmission

Panel remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at The ECB and its Watchers XVII conference, Frankfurt, 7 April 2016.

06 Jan 2016

Where's the inflation, Mr Shin?

Interview with Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 27 December 2015.

10 Dec 2015

Exchange rates and the transmission of global liquidity

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Bank of Korea-IMF conference "Leverage in Asia: Lessons from the Past, What's New Now?, and Where to Watch Out For?", Seoul, 11 December 2015.

13 Nov 2015

External dimension of monetary policy

Remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System conference "Monetary policy implementation and transmission in the post-crisis period", Washington, DC, 13 November 2015.

28 Jun 2015

Three BIS research themes in the Annual Report

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 28 June 2015.

15 Apr 2015

Macroprudential tools, their limits and their connection with monetary policy

Panel remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at IMF Spring Meeting event: "Rethinking macro policy III: progress or confusion?", Washington, DC, 15 April 2015.