Jon Frost

Jon Frost

Head of Economics for the Americas (EFTA)
Office for the Americas

Jon Frost heads the Economics for the Americas (EFTA) team in the BIS Americas Office in Mexico City. He has published on fintech, big tech in finance, central bank digital currencies, stablecoins, capital flows, and technology and inequality. Previously, Jon worked in the BIS Innovation and the Digital Economy (IDE) unit, and prior to that at the Financial Stability Board, the Netherlands Bank, VU University in Amsterdam, and in the private sector in Germany. Jon holds a PhD in economics from the University of Groningen. He is a research affiliate of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge, and has served as a Board member in the FinTech@CSAIL initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fields of interest

  • Financial stability and macro-prudential issues
  • Economic development
  • Central banking

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spring 2021

by Hyun Song Shin, Jon Frost and Leonardo Gambacorta

in IMF Finance and Development (F&D)

by Jon Frost

in The technological revolution in financial services
October 2019

by Giulio Cornelli, Jon Frost, K Oishi, Leonardo Gambacorta and V Davidson

in ADBI Working Papers
August 2019

by A Houben, J Cizel, Jon Frost and P Wierts

in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
October 2019

by Hyun Song Shin, Jon Frost, Leonardo Gambacorta and P Zbinden

in Economic Policy