Ilhyock Shim

Ilhyock Shim

Head of Economics and Financial Markets for Asia and the Pacific
Monetary and Economic Department

Ilhyock Shim joined the BIS in 2004 as economist. From 2007 to 2018, he worked at the BIS in Basel as Special Adviser on International Financial Stability Policy and at the BIS Asian Office 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 the 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

Apr 2019

Other authors: David Ng and José Maria Vidal Pastor

BIS Papers   | No 102
Mar 2019

Other authors: Boris Hofmann and Hyun Song Shin

BIS Working Papers   | No 775
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