Hyun Song Shin

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

Jan 2018

Other authors: Stephen Morris

BIS Working Papers   | No 692
Jan 2017

Other authors: Stephen Morris and Ilhyock Shim

BIS Working Papers   | No 608
Nov 2016

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev, Wenxin Du and Catherine Koch

BIS Working Papers   | No 592
Sep 2016

Other authors: Viral V Acharya and Hanh Le

BIS Working Papers   | No 580
Apr 2016

Other authors: Leonardo Gambacorta

BIS Working Papers   | No 558
Jan 2016

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Ilhyock Shim

BIS Working Papers   | No 538
Jan 2016

Other authors: Guillaume Plantin

BIS Working Papers   | No 537
Oct 2015

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Robert N McCauley

BIS Working Papers   | No 524
Oct 2015

Other authors: Dietrich Domanski and Vladyslav Sushko

BIS Working Papers   | No 519
Oct 2015

Other authors: Valentina Bruno and Ilhyock Shim

BIS Papers   | No 82
30 Jun 2019

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, 30 June 2019.

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.

05 Mar 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.

16 Dec 2018
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. 

23 Sep 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.