Christian Upper

Christian Upper

Head of Macroeconomic Analysis
Monetary and Economic Department, Macroeconomic Analysis Unit

Christian Upper's responsibilities include overseeing the production of the background note for the BIS's Global Economy meeting, which brings together central bank Governors from 30 central banks from major advanced and emerging market economies. Before being appointed to his current position he headed the BIS's Emerging Markets, Financial Market and Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate sections. Prior to 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

Mar 2018

Other authors: Michael Chui and Anamaria Illes

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2018
Feb 2018

Other authors: Fabrizio Spargoli

BIS Working Papers   | No 697
Nov 2017

Other authors: Yavuz Arslan

BIS Papers   | No 94
Nov 2017

BIS Papers   | No 94
Nov 2017

Other authors: Daniela Marconi

BIS Working Papers   | No 671
Aug 2017

Other authors: Benedicte Vibe Christensen

BIS Papers   | No 93
Dec 2016

Other authors: Marcos Valli

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2016
Nov 2016

BIS Papers   | No 89
Jan 2016

Other authors: Claudio Borio, Enisse Kharroubi and Fabrizio Zampolli

BIS Working Papers   | No 534
Dec 2013

Other authors: Jacob Gyntelberg

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2013