Morten Linnemann Bech

Head of Secretariat
Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures

Morten Bech joined the BIS in mid-2011. Before taking up his current assignment in 2016, he held the position of Secretary to the Markets Committee, with responsibility for coordinating and contributing to the activities of the Committee and its various working groups. He previously worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Danish central bank. In 2009, he was a visitor at the Monetary Affairs Division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has written on different issues relating to monetary policy implementation, money markets, network topology of financial markets, large-value payment systems and systemic risk.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial markets
  • Financial market infrastructures

Date BIS research papers
May 2012

The financial crisis and the changing dynamics of the yield curve

BIS Papers No 65

Other authors: Yvan Lengwiler

Mar 2012

FX volume during the financial crisis and now

BIS Quarterly Review March 2012