Benjamin H Cohen

Benjamin H Cohen

Head of International Data Hub
Monetary and Economic Department, Statistics & Research Support

Prior to becoming Head of the International Data Hub, Benjamin Cohen worked as Head of Financial Markets, Special Adviser for International Financial Stability Policy, a senior economist in the Financial Markets and Monetary Policy units at the BIS, and in the secretariats of the Financial Stability Board, the Financial Stability Forum and the Committee on the Global Financial System. From 2003 to 2005, he was a senior economist in the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets
  • Financial institutions and microprudential issues (including banking supervision)
  • Financial stability and macroprudential issues