Hyun

Hyun Song Shin

Economic Adviser and Head of Research
Monetary and Economic Department

Hyun Song Shin took up the position of Economic Adviser and Head of Research at the BIS on 1 May 2014. Before joining the BIS, Mr Shin was the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University. In 2010, on leave from Princeton, he served as Senior Adviser to the Korean president, taking a leading role in formulating financial stability policy in Korea and developing the agenda for the G20 during Korea's presidency. From 2000 to 2005, he was Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics. He holds a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from Oxford University (Nuffield College) and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the same university.

Fields of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Finance
  • International economics

Apr 2019

Other authors: Jon Frost, Leonardo Gambacorta, Yi Huang and Pablo Zbinden

BIS Working Papers   | No 779
Mar 2019

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Ilhyock Shim

BIS Working Papers   | No 775
Mar 2019

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Mauricio Villamizar-Villegas

BIS Working Papers   | No 774
Mar 2019

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Mary Everett

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2019
Oct 2018

Other authors: Valentina Bruno

BIS Working Papers   | No 753
Jul 2018

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Bat-el Berger

BIS Working Papers   | No 735
Mar 2018

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev, Mary Everett and Philip R Lane

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2018
Feb 2018

Other authors: Isabel Schnabel

BIS Working Papers   | No 698
Jan 2018

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev, Valentina Bruno and Catherine Koch

BIS Working Papers   | No 695
Jan 2018

Other authors: Valentina Bruno and Se-Jik Kim

BIS Working Papers   | No 694
14 May 2019

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the "Public Finance Dialogue" workshop arranged by German Federal Ministry of Finance and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Berlin, 14 May 2019.

10 Apr 2019

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Joint G20/IMF seminar on global imbalances, Washington DC, 10 April 2019.

22 Mar 2019

Extract of an article by Mr Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the BIS, and Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, in the magazine Foreign Affairs, published on 15 March 2019.

07 Feb 2019

Lecture by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, University of Cambridge, 22 January 2019.

09 Nov 2018

Presentation by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the conference on "Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains", University of Chicago Becker Friedman Institute, 9 November 2018. 

17 Sep 2018

Translation of an article by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), 15 September 2018.

24 Jun 2018

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 24 June 2018.

14 Nov 2017

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the ECB conference on "Communications challenges for policy effectiveness, accountability and reputation", Frankfurt, 14 November 2017.

10 Oct 2017

Panel remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the IMF conference on "Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Stress Testing", Washington DC, 10 October 2017.

25 Sep 2017

Panel remarks by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the Second ECB Annual Research Conference, Frankfurt, 25 September 2017.