Elmar Mertens

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Monetary Policy

Elmar joined the BIS in January 2017. Over the previous eight years, he was an economist in the Monetary Affairs Division of the Federal Reserve Board, where he worked, among others, on monetary policy strategies and communication. Elmar holds a PhD from the University of Lausanne as well as an undergraduate degree from the University of St Gallen. During his graduate studies, Elmar worked as teaching assistant at the Swiss National Bank's Study Centre in Gerzensee.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary Policy
  • Econometrics