Fernando Avalos

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Financial Markets

Fernando Avalos joined the BIS in the spring of 2011. He previously served as economist for Banco Ita├║, in charge of covering the four Southern Cone countries: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Prior to that he was at the Central Bank of Argentina, where he launched and directed a department concerned with monetary and financial modelling. He also worked as economic and financial consultant in NERA Economic Consulting (New York), and performed consulting duties for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Securities Commission of Peru, among others. Fernando holds a PhD and MA in economics from the University of Chicago.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets
  • International finance
  • Monetary policy

Date BIS research papers
Mar 2016

When the walk is not random: commodity prices and exchange rates

BIS Working Papers No 551

Other authors: Emanuel Kohlscheen and Andreas Schrimpf

Oct 2015

Leverage on the buy side

BIS Working Papers No 517

Other authors: Ramon Moreno and Tania Romero

Feb 2015

The biofuel connection: impact of US regulation on oil and food prices

BIS Working Papers No 487

Other authors: Marco Jacopo Lombardi

Mar 2013

Hedging in derivatives markets: the experience of Chile

BIS Quarterly Review March 2013

Other authors: Ramon Moreno