Christian Upper

Christian Upper

Senior Adviser, Representative Office for the Americas
Monetary and Economic Department

Prior to his current role, Christian Upper headed the Monetary and Economic Department's Macroeconomic Analysis, Emerging Markets, Financial Markets and Monetary Policy and Exchange Rates units. Before coming to Basel, he spent seven years at the Deutsche Bundesbank. Christian holds a doctorate in economics from the European University Institute in Florence and a Master of Science in economics from the University of Warwick. His research focuses on the interaction of financial markets and institutions and the macroeconomy. His work has been published in refereed academic journals as well as in policy publications.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets
  • International capital flows
  • International finance