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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 Speeches
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.

25 Feb 2015

Toward a joined-up research agenda for central banks

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Bank of England "One Bank Research Agenda" Launch Conference, London, 25 February 2015.

18 Feb 2015

On book equity: why it matters for monetary policy

Keynote address by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the joint workshop by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the Journal of Financial Intermediation on "Banking and regulation: the next frontier", Basel, 22 January 2015.

17 Dec 2014

Financial stability risks: old and new

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC, 4 December 2014.