Előd Takáts

Előd Takáts

Principal Economist
Financial Systems & Regulation, Monetary and Economic Department

Előd Takáts has extensive experience in studying how macroeconomic and financial developments interact. As a member of the Financial Systems and Regulation unit, he provides analytical support for the international regulatory reform agenda. He also represents the BIS on the Basel Committee's Macroprudential Supervision Group, and on the Financial Stability Board's working groups, including the Derivatives Assessment Team. Furthermore, a visiting fellowship at the London School of Economics allows him to combine academic and policy work. Previously, he helped to organise the BIS's bimonthly and other meetings for central banks. His policy work has focused on emerging markets, particularly those of central and eastern Europe. Before joining the BIS in 2009, his career at the International Monetary Fund covered several departments and countries, the last one being China. He took part in surveillance and program missions, and in financial sector assessments. He earned his PhD in finance at Princeton University.

Fields of interest

  • Finance
  • International economics
  • Macroeconomics