James Yetman

James Yetman

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Economics for Asia and the Pacific

Following completion of his PhD at Queen's University in Canada, James Yetman spent three years in the Research Department at the Bank of Canada. He then moved to Asia, joining the School of Economics and Finance at the University of Hong Kong, where he remained for seven years. He joined the BIS in May 2008.


Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • International capital flows

Selected Publications

  • "Estimating Dynamic Euler Equations with Multivariate Professional Forecasts," with Gregor W. Smith. Economic Inquiry, 51(1), Jan. 2013: 445-458.
  • "Consumption and Real Exchange Rates in Professional Forecasts," with Michael B. Devereux and Gregor W. Smith. Journal of International Economics, 86(1), Jan. 2012: 33-42.
  • "Leverage Constraints and the International Transmission of Shocks," with Michael B. Devereux. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 42(s1), Sep. 2010: 71-105.
  • "Price Adjustment and Exchange Rate Pass-through," with Michael B. Devereux. Journal of International Money and Finance, 29(1), Feb. 2010: 181-200.
  • "Predetermined Prices and the Persistent Effects of Money on Output," with Michael B. Devereux. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 35(5), Oct. 2003: 729-741.
  • "Testing for Forecast Consensus," with Allan W. Gregory and Gregor W. Smith. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 19(1), Jan. 2001: 34-43.

BIS Research papers

Date Research papers
Jun 2014

Globalisation, pass-through and the optimal policy response to exchange rates

Working Papers No 450

Other authors: Michael B Devereux

Mar 2014

Responding to exchange rates in a globalised world

BIS Papers No 77

Other authors: Michael B Devereux

Mar 2014

How anchored are inflation expectations in Asia? Evidence from surveys of professional forecasters

BIS Papers No 77

Other authors: Aaron Mehrotra

Dec 2013

Asia's decoupling: fact, forecast or fiction?

Working Papers No 438

Other authors: Lillie Lam

Mar 2013

Do economies stall? The international evidence

Working Papers No 407

Other authors: Wai-Yip Alex Ho

Oct 2012

Is monetary policy constrained by fiscal policy?

BIS Papers No 67

Other authors: Carlos Montoro and Előd Takáts

Oct 2012

Key facts on central bank balance sheets in Asia and the Pacific

BIS Papers No 66

Other authors: Andrew Filardo

Oct 2012

Expanding central bank balance sheets in emerging Asia: a compendium of risks and some evidence

BIS Papers No 66

Other authors: David Cook

Sep 2012

Does US GDP stall?

Working Papers No 387

Other authors: Wai-Yip Alex Ho

Jun 2012

The expansion of central bank balance sheets in emerging Asia: what are the risks?

BIS Quarterly Review June 2012

Other authors: Andrew Filardo