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 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

Dec 2013

FX and derivatives markets in emerging economies and the internationalisation of their currencies

BIS Quarterly Review December 2013

Other authors: Torsten Ehlers

Dec 2012

Why do firms issue abroad? Lessons from onshore and offshore corporate bond finance in Asian emerging markets

BIS Working Papers No 401

Other authors: Paul Mizen, Eli M Remolona and Serafeim Tsoukas

Apr 2012

Loan loss provisioning practices of Asian banks

BIS Working Papers No 375

Other authors: Haibin Zhu