Raphael Auer

Raphael Auer

Head, BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre
BIS Innovation Hub

Raphael Auer is head of the Eurosystem Centre of the BIS Innovation Hub, which will have offices in Frankfurt and Paris and – together with the central banks of the euro area and other Innovation Hub Centres – will explore technologies to improve the functioning of the global financial system. 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. He holds a PhD in economics from MIT and is president of the Central Bank Research Association. He has written and published on various topics relating to international macroeconomics and exchange rate pass-through, as well as on cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and CBDC. On these topics, he has also contributed to BIS policy publications and various international forums, including the G20-CPMI Cross-Border Payments Taskforce.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial market infrastructures
  • International economics

29 items
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 2018

by Philip Sauré, Raphael Auer and Thomas Chaney

in Journal of International Economics
January 2017

by Philip Sauré and Raphael Auer

in Journal of Economic Theory
January 2016

by Raphael Auer and Raphael Schoenle

in Journal of International 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
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