Luiz

Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva

Deputy General Manager
Bank for International Settlements

Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva became Deputy General Manager on 1 October 2015. Before joining the BIS, Mr Pereira da Silva, a Brazilian national, had been Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil since 2010. Prior to that, he worked in various positions for the World Bank in Washington DC, Tokyo and southern Africa. He also served as Chief Economist for the Brazilian Ministry of Budget and Planning, and as Brazil's Deputy Finance Minister in charge of international affairs.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial stability and macroprudential issues
  • DSGE models

Date Speeches
07 Apr 2017

QE experiences and some lessons for monetary policy: defending the important role central banks have played

Article by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, and Mr Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul, Senior Economist, for the Eurofi High Level Seminar 2017, Malta, 5-7 April 2017.

Other authors: Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul

06 Apr 2017

The risk of complacency and self-delusion

Article by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, and Előd Takáts, Senior Economist, for the Eurofi High Level Seminar 2017, Malta, 5-7 April 2017.

Other authors: Előd Takáts

21 Feb 2017

Rethinking development finance: towards a new "possible trinity" for growth?

Remarks by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the Atlantic Dialogues 2016, Marrakesh, December 2016.

31 Oct 2016

How should prudential and monetary policies in open economies react to "current global conditions"?

Intervention by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the BoE-HKMA-IMF Joint Conference on "Monetary, Financial and Prudential Policy Interaction in the Post-Crisis World", Hong Kong, 24-25 October 2016.

29 Sep 2016

Towards an integrated inflation targeting framework in middle-income countries: a research agenda

Keynote speech by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the 2nd ECBN Policy Research Conference on "Macroprudential Instruments and Financial Cycles", Ljubljana, 29 September 2016.

27 Sep 2016

Issues faced by emerging market economies in the evolving international monetary and financial system: what has the global financial crisis revealed?

Speech by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the City Lectures, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, London, 19 September 2016.

20 May 2016

How can emerging market economies best cope with the current complex global economic environment?

Remarks by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the XVIII Annual Inflation Targeting Seminar of the Central Bank of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 20 May 2016.

20 Apr 2016

A possible way out from the "New Normal": Rebalancing fiscal-monetary policies by picking "Low-Hanging Fruits" to engineer more confidence

Remarks by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the Eurofi High Level Seminar 2016, Amsterdam, 20-22 April 2016.

01 Feb 2016

Old and new challenges for 2016 and beyond: strengthening confidence by re-anchoring long-term expectations

Speech by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the Lamfalussy Lecture Series: Professor Lamfalussy Commemorative Conference, Budapest, 1 February 2016.

16 Dec 2015

"Sudden floods" and sudden stops of capital flows in an environment of ultra-low interest rates: an equal opportunity menace for emerging market and advanced economies alike

Remarks by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the 51st SEACEN Governors' High-Level Seminar, Manila, 26 November 2015.