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

Aug 2006

BIS Working Papers   | No 212
Sep 2003

Other authors: Jeffery Amato

BIS Working Papers   | No 138
Jan 2003

Other authors: Jeffery Amato and Stephen Morris

BIS Working Papers   | No 123
Jan 2003

Other authors: Benjamin H Cohen

BIS Working Papers   | No 122
Aug 2002

Other authors: Benjamin H Cohen

BIS Papers   | No 12
Jun 2002

Other authors: Benjamin H Cohen

BIS Quarterly Review   | 
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.

25 Jun 2017

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.