Neil Esho

Deputy Secretary General
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Neil Esho joined the Basel Committee Secretariat in April 2006. Prior to joining the BIS, he was Head of Research at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Before joining APRA in 2001, Neil was a Senior Lecturer at the School of Banking and Finance at the University of New South Wales. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of New South Wales.

Fields of interest

  • Financial markets and institutions

  • "Does bank monitoring influence loan contract terms?" (with A Coleman and I Sharpe), Journal of Financial Services Research, vol 30, no 2, October 2006, pp 177-98.
  • "The impact of agency costs on the investment performance of Australian pension funds" (with A Coleman and M Wong), Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol 5, no 3, August 2006, pp 299-324.
  • "Asset price bubbles and prudential regulation" (with J Carmichael), in W Hunter, G Kaufman and M Pomerleano (eds), Asset price bubbles, the implications for monetary, regulatory, and international policies, MIT Press, 2003.
  • "Choice of financing source in international debt markets" (with I Sharpe and Y Lam), Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol 10, 2001, pp 276-305.
  • " Stress testing housing loan portfolios: a regulatory case study" (with A Coleman, I Sellathurai and N Thavabalan), APRA Working Paper 2005-01.