Raphael Auer

Raphael Auer

Head of the Eurosystem Centre
BIS Innovation Hub

Raphael Auer is head of the BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre, which is located in Frankfurt and Paris. Before taking up his current assignment, he was Principal Economist in the BIS's Innovation and Digital Economy and Monetary Policy units. Before that, he was Deputy Head of the International Trade and Capital Flows unit at the Swiss National Bank, a Globalization and Governance Fellow at Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and a junior visiting fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Raphael holds a PhD in economics from MIT and is president of the Central Bank Research Association. He has published on topics relating to international macroeconomics, exchange rate pass-through, and digital currencies.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial market infrastructures
  • International economics

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February 2021

by Raphael Auer and Sarah M Lein

in American Economic Review
March 2017

by Andrei A Levchenko, Philip Sauré and Raphael Auer

in NBER Working Papers
January 2016

by Raphael Auer and Raphael Schoenle

in Journal of International Economics
May 2010

by Andreas Fischer and Raphael Auer

in Journal of Monetary Economics
Rise of the central bank digital currencies

by Giulio Cornelli and Raphael Auer

in International Journal of Central Banking
The countercyclical capital buffer and the composition of bank lending

by Raphael Auer and Steven Ongena

in Journal of Financial Intermediation
Unequal expenditure switching: Evidence from Switzerland

by Ariel Burstein, Jonathan Vogel, Raphael Auer and Sarah M Lein

in Review of Economic Studies
August 2022

by Cyril Monnet, Hyun Song Shin, Jon Frost, Leonardo Gambacorta, Raphael Auer and Tara Rice

in Annual Review of Economics
December 2021

by Antoine Martin, Jon Frost, Michael Junho Lee, Neha Narula and Raphael Auer

in New York Fed Liberty Street Economics
September 2020

by Amber Wadsworth, Jon Frost, Raphael Auer, Tara Rice and Thomas Lammer

in SUERF Policy Notes