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

42 items
May 2019

by B Richter, Ilhyock Shim and M Schularick

in Journal of International Economics

by Hyun Song Shin, Ilhyock Shim and Jimmy Shek

in Review of Finance
August 2017

by Hyun Song Shin, Ilhyock Shim and Stephen Morris

in Journal of Monetary Economics

by Hyun Song Shin, Ilhyock Shim and Valentina Bruno

in Journal of Financial Stability
October 2016

by Ilhyock Shim and Kenneth N. Kuttner

in Journal of Financial Stability
Macroprudential policies and global finance

by Aaron Mehrotra, Ilhyock Shim and Stijn Claessens

in Oxford Research Encyclopeedia on Economics and Finance
January 2023

by Claudio Borio, Hyun Song Shin and Ilhyock Shim

in Macro-financial stability policy in a globalised world: lessons from international experience
October 2022

by Ilhyock Shim, Madhusudan Mohanty and Marco Jacopo Lombardi

in Empirical Economics
March 2022

by Hyun Song Shin, Ilhyock Shim and Valentina Bruno

in Oxford Open Economics