Ilhyock Shim

Special Adviser on International Financial Stability Policy
Monetary and Economic Department

Ilhyock Shim joined the BIS in 2004 as an economist. From 2007 to May 2018, he worked at the BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific in Hong Kong SAR as principal economist. He began his career as deputy director in the Korean government in 1996. Between 1997 and 1999, he worked at Korean Ministry of Finance and Economy as deputy director in charge of deposit insurance and financial sector restructuring. From December 2009 to November 2010, he worked for the G20 Affairs Office of the Bank of Korea as adviser. He holds a BA and an MA in economics from Seoul National University, and a PhD in economics from Stanford University.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets
  • Financial institutions and microprudential issues
  • Financial stability and macroprudential issues

Sep 2018

Other authors: Kwanho Shin

BIS Working Papers   | No 745
Aug 2018

Other authors: Björn Richter and Moritz Schularick

BIS Working Papers   | No 740
Mar 2018

Other authors: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan and Xiaoxi Liu

BIS Working Papers   | No 710
Feb 2018

Other authors: Masazumi Hattori and Yoshihiko Sugihara

BIS Working Papers   | No 702
Apr 2017

Other authors: Jakree Koosakul

BIS Working Papers   | No 629
Mar 2017

BIS Papers   | No 91
Mar 2017

Other authors: Moritz Schularick

BIS Papers   | No 91
Jan 2017

Other authors: Stephen Morris and Hyun Song Shin

BIS Working Papers   | No 608
Jan 2017

Other authors: Marco Jacopo Lombardi and Madhusudan Mohanty

BIS Working Papers   | No 607
Sep 2016

Other authors: Yusuf Soner Başkaya, Turalay Kenç and Philip Turner

BIS Papers   | No 86