Nikola Tarashev

Nikola Tarashev

Head of Financial Systems and Regulation
Monetary and Economic Department

Nikola Tarashev joined the BIS in 2002, after completing his PhD in economics at Princeton University. He has contributed regularly to the BIS Quarterly Review and has participated in BIS-based committees, both as a member and as a secretary of working groups. Nikola has published articles on information frictions in financial markets, on investors' appetite for risk, on measuring the credit risk of single entities and financial portfolios, on the pricing of portfolio credit risk and on the measurement of the systemic importance of individual financial institutions. He was also a part-time consultant at the Prudential Policy Division of the Bank of England. From mid-2015 to March 2018, Nikola was Special Adviser on Financial Stability Policy.

Fields of interest

  • Financial stability and macroprudential issues
  • Financial markets
  • International finance

Dec 2017

Other authors: Rungporn Roengpitya, Kostas Tsatsaronis and Alan Villegas

BIS Working Papers   | No 682
Oct 2017

Other authors: Tirupam Goel and Ulf Lewrick

BIS Working Papers   | No 666
Aug 2016

This note analyses the exposure of emerging market economies to international capital flow risks, paying particular attention to vulnerabilities in the non-financial corporate sector. It stresses the importance of studying the stocks of debt, gross rather than net flows, borrowers' nationality rather than location and the currency denomination of debt.

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Benjamin H Cohen

Mar 2016

Other authors: Anna Zabai

BIS Working Papers   | No 547
Feb 2016

Other authors: Michael R King and Steven Ongena

BIS Working Papers   | No 542
Dec 2014

Other authors: Adonis Antoniades

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2014
Dec 2014

Other authors: Rungporn Roengpitya and Kostas Tsatsaronis

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2014
Jun 2013

Other authors: Chen Zhou

BIS Quarterly Review   | June 2013
Dec 2012

Other authors: Demosthenes N. Tambakis

BIS Working Papers   | No 396
Sep 2012

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev and Patrick McGuire

BIS Working Papers   | No 386