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