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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

Date Speeches
14 Nov 2017

Can central banks talk too much?

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

Leverage in the small and in the large

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

Is there a risk of snapback in long-dated yields?

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

25 Jun 2017

Globalisation: real and financial

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report 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, 25 June 2017.

10 May 2017

Monetary policy challenges posed by global liquidity

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the High-level roundtable on central banking in Asia, 50th ADB Annual Meeting, Yokohama, 6 May 2017.

19 Apr 2017

Accounting for global liquidity: reloading the matrix

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the IMF-IBRN Joint Conference "Transmission of macroprudential and monetary policies across borders", Washington DC, 19 April 2017.

03 Mar 2017

How much should we read into shifts in long-dated yields?

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the US Monetary Policy Forum, New York City, 3 March 2017.

15 Nov 2016

The bank/capital markets nexus goes global

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the London School of Economics and Political Science, 15 November 2016.

26 Jun 2016

Liquidity, leverage and macro risk

Presentation on the BIS Annual Report by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 26 June 2016.

08 Jun 2016

Global liquidity and procyclicality

Speech by Mr Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research of the BIS, at the World Bank conference "The state of economics, the state of the world", Washington DC, 8 June 2016.