Philip

Philip Wooldridge

Head of International Banking & Financial Statistics and Deputy Head of Statistics & Research Support
Monetary and Economic Department, Statistics & Research Support

Philip Wooldridge oversees the compilation of the BIS banking, derivatives and securities statistics and represents the BIS in international statistical groups. Previously, he was a member of the secretariat for the Financial Stability Board, where he managed the work programme of the Standing Committee on Standards Implementation. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Senior Economist at the BIS Representative Office in Hong Kong, analysing Asian financial markets. At the BIS, he also worked in the Financial Markets group, where he wrote regularly for the BIS Quarterly Review and in the secretariat for the G10 Deputies. From 1995 to 1999, Philip worked at the Bank of Canada. He received his MA in Economics from the University of Toronto and BA from the University of British Columbia. He is a CFA charter holder.

Fields of interest

  • Financial and banking statistics
  • Financial markets
  • International finance

Date BIS research papers
Mar 2017

The bond benchmark continues to tip to swaps

BIS Quarterly Review March 2017

Other authors: Lawrence L Kreicher and Robert Neil McCauley

Oct 2015

Channels and determinants of foreign bank lending

BIS Papers No 82

Other authors: Torsten Ehlers

Sep 2015

Enhanced data to analyse international banking

BIS Quarterly Review September 2015

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Patrick McGuire

Oct 2014

Benchmark tipping in the global bond market

BIS Working Papers No 466

Other authors: Lawrence L Kreicher and Robert Neil McCauley

Dec 2012

Enhancements to the BIS debt securities statistics

BIS Quarterly Review December 2012

Other authors: Branimir Gruić

Jan 2012

Motivations for swap-covered foreign currency borrowing

BIS Papers No 61

Other authors: Anella Munro

Jul 2010

Motivations for swap-covered foreign currency borrowing

BIS Papers No 52

Other authors: Anella Munro

Jul 2010

The international financial crisis: timeline, impact and policy responses in Asia and the Pacific

BIS Papers No 52

Other authors: Andrew Filardo, Jason George, Mico Loretan, Guonan Ma, Anella Munro, Ilhyock Shim, James Yetman and Haibin Zhu

Oct 2008

Why is there so little regional financial integration in Asia?

BIS Papers No 42

Other authors: Alicia García-Herrero and Doo Yong Yang

Sep 2008

The development of money markets in Asia

BIS Quarterly Review September 2008

Other authors: Mico Loretan