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

Sep 2018

Other authors: Peter Hördahl and Dora Xia

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2018
Mar 2017

Other authors: Gerald A. Edwards, Jr.

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2017
Aug 2016

This note analyses the exposure of emerging market economies to international capital flow risks, paying particular attention to vulnerabilities in the non-financial corporate sector. It stresses the importance of studying the stocks of debt, gross rather than net flows, borrowers' nationality rather than location and the currency denomination of debt.

Other authors: Nikola Tarashev and Stefan Avdjiev

Mar 2014

Other authors: Michela Scatigna

BIS Working Papers   | No 443
Sep 2013

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2013
Jan 2003

Other authors: Hyun Song Shin

BIS Working Papers   | No 122
Aug 2002

Other authors: Hyun Song Shin

BIS Papers   | No 12
Jun 2002

Other authors: Hyun Song Shin

BIS Quarterly Review   | 
Apr 2001

Other authors: Eli M Remolona

BIS Papers   | No 2
Dec 2000

Other authors: Eli M Remolona

BIS Working Papers   | No 97