Frank Packer

Regional Adviser
Monetary and Economic Department, BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific

Before moving to the Hong Kong office, Frank was head of Financial Markets in the Monetary and Economic Department, and editor of the BIS Quarterly Review of international banking and financial market developments. Prior to joining the BIS in 2003, Frank worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Nikko Citigroup in Tokyo. He received his PhD from Columbia University, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Harvard.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial stability

Date BIS research papers
Mar 2018

Does sovereign risk in local and foreign currency differ?

BIS Working Papers No 709

Other authors: Marlene Amstad and Jimmy Shek

Sep 2017

Green bond finance and certification

BIS Quarterly Review September 2017

Other authors: Torsten Ehlers

Jun 2017

Credit ratings of domestic and global agencies: What drives the differences in China and how are they priced?

BIS Working Papers No 648

Other authors: Xianfeng Jiang

Mar 2017

Corporate leverage in emerging Asia

BIS Papers No 91

Other authors: Vidhan Goyal

Oct 2016


BIS Papers No 88

Other authors: James Yetman

Sep 2016

The effects of a central bank's inflation forecasts on private sector forecasts: Recent evidence from Japan

BIS Working Papers No 585

Other authors: Masazumi Hattori, Steven Kong and Toshitaka Sekine

Dec 2015

Sovereign ratings of advanced and emerging economies after the crisis

BIS Quarterly Review December 2015

Other authors: Marlene Amstad

Oct 2015

Development and functioning of FX markets in Asia and the Pacific

BIS Papers No 82

Other authors: Richard M Levich

Oct 2015


BIS Papers No 82

Other authors: Chang Shu

Mar 2014


BIS Papers No 77

Other authors: Aaron Mehrotra