Boris Hofmann

Research Adviser
Monetary and Economic Department

Boris Hofmann first joined the BIS in February 2011. Before taking up his current assignment in 2018, he was Senior/Principal Economist in the BIS's Monetary Policy Unit. Prior to joining the BIS, he was Senior/Principal Economist in the ECB's Monetary Policy Strategy Division (2006-11), Economist in the Economics Department of the Deutsche Bundesbank (2003-06) and Research Officer at the Centre for European Integration Studies of the University of Bonn (1999-2003). He holds a PhD from the University of Bonn.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Macroeconomics
  • International economics

37 items
December 2020

by Boris Hofmann, Hyun Song Shin and Ilhyock Shim

in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

by Boris Hofmann and P Gertler

in Journal of International Money and Finance
The effectiveness of unconventional monetary policy at the zero lower bound: a cross-country analysis

by Boris Hofmann, G Peersman and Leonardo Gambacorta

in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Time variation in U.S. wage dynamics

by Boris Hofmann, G Peersman and R Straub

in Journal of Monetary Economics
February 2020

by Aaron Mehrotra, Boris Hofmann and Ryan Niladri Banerjee

in BOFIT Discussion Papers

by Boris Hofmann, H Hesse and J Weber

in Journal of Macroeconomics
May 2017

by Boris Hofmann, Claudio Borio and Leonardo Gambacorta

in International Finance

by Andrew Filardo, Boris Hofmann and H Genberg

in Journal of Asian Economics
April 2015
Should we be spooked by deflation? A look at the historical record
June 2014

by Andrew Filardo and Boris Hofmann

in Monetary Policy after the Great Recession