James Yetman

Principal Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Economic and Financial Markets for Asia and the Pacific

James joined the BIS in May 2008 and is based at the Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific in Hong Kong. He conducts research of relevance to central banks in the region. Previous posts include Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Finance at the University of Hong Kong (2001-08) and Research Economist for the Bank of Canada (1998-2001). He also spent shorter periods with the European Central Bank, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. After attaining a BSc (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and an MA at the University of British Columbia, he completed his PhD in Economics at Queen's University in Canada.

Fields of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • International economics

Apr 2019

Other authors: Eli M Remolona

BIS Papers   | No 102
Nov 2018

Other authors: Ken Miyajima

BIS Working Papers   | No 759
Sep 2018

Other authors: Mathias Drehmann

BIS Working Papers   | No 744
Jun 2018

Other authors: Rasmus Fatum

BIS Working Papers   | No 728
Mar 2018

Other authors: Rasmus Fatum

BIS Papers   | No 96
Feb 2018

BIS Working Papers   | No 700
Jun 2017

Other authors: Masazumi Hattori

BIS Working Papers   | No 647
Nov 2016

Other authors: Ricardo Sousa

BIS Papers   | No 89
Oct 2016

Other authors: Frank Packer

BIS Papers   | No 88
Oct 2016

Other authors: Kenneth N Kuttner

BIS Papers   | No 88