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