Egon Zakrajšek

Egon Zakrajšek

Senior Adviser
MED Management

Egon Zakrajšek joined the BIS in August 2019 after nearly 25 years with the US Federal Reserve System. A native of Slovenia, Egon started his career in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and later joined the division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC. In Monetary Affairs, Egon served as the chief of the Banking Analysis section and in 2007 was appointed to the Board's official staff. Between 2007 and 2019, he held a succession of senior roles in the division, most recently as a Senior Adviser. His research on the role of financial factors in economic fluctuations has been published in leading academic journals, including the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Egon is a CEPR Research Fellow, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics at the University of Nottingham and serves as the editor of BIS Working Papers. In addition to his extensive policy experience, he has also taught economics at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. Egon holds a PhD in economics from New York University.

Fields of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary policy
  • Finance

38 items
May 2022

by B Wei, Egon Zakrajšek, Simon Gilchrist and V Z Yue

in Journal of International Economics
January 2022

by Claudio Borio, Dora Xia, Egon Zakrajšek and Piti Disyatat

in VoxEU
September 2021

by Egon Zakrajšek

in Beyond the pandemic: The future of monetary policy, Conference proceedings, ECB Forum on Central Banking”
August 2021

by Egon Zakrajšek and Simon Gilchrist

in Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series
Jun 2023

by Egon Zakrajšek, Jae Sim, Raphael Schoenle and Simon Gilchrist

in Journal of Monetary Economics
October 2019

by Egon Zakrajšek, Simon Gilchrist and V Yue

in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
October 2018

by Egon Zakrajšek, S Van den Heuvel and W English

in Journal of Monetary Economics
June 2018

by Egon Zakrajšek, J Sim, Raphael Schoenle and Simon Gilchrist

in Finance and Economics Discussion Series
August 2017

by Egon Zakrajšek

in Journal of Monetary Economics