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
Apr 2016

Why bank capital matters for monetary policy

Working Papers No 558

Other authors: Leonardo Gambacorta

Jan 2016

Sovereign yields and the risk-taking channel of currency appreciation

Working Papers No 538

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Ilhyock Shim

Jan 2016

Exchange rates and monetary spillovers

Working Papers No 537

Other authors: Guillaume Plantin

Oct 2015

Breaking free of the triple coincidence in international finance

Working Papers No 524

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Robert Neil McCauley

Oct 2015

The hunt for duration: not waving but drowning?

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

Working Papers No 510

Other authors: Valentina Bruno

Aug 2015

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

Working Papers No 509

Other authors: Jimmy Shek and Ilhyock Shim

Jun 2015

Comparative assessment of macroprudential policies

Working Papers No 502

Other authors: Valentina Bruno and Ilhyock Shim

Mar 2015

Oil and debt

BIS Quarterly Review March 2015

Other authors: Dietrich Domanski, Jonathan Kearns and Marco Jacopo Lombardi