Raphael Auer

Raphael Auer

Principal Economist
Innovation and the Digital Economy unit, Monetary and Economic Department

Raphael A Auer's research focuses on the interaction of international trade and macroeconomics, examining in particular how exchange rates pass through into domestic inflation and how the global production network gives rise to globally synchronised inflation dynamics. He also has a research interest in technology's impact on the monetary and financial system, with a particular focus on distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrencies. Prior to joining the BIS, he was Senior Economist, Deputy Head of International Trade and Capital Flows, Economic Advisor and Member of the Directorate at the Swiss National Bank. During 2009-10, he was a Globalization and Governance Fellow at Princeton University. He holds a PhD in economics from MIT.

Fields of interest

  • International economics
  • Monetary policy
  • Financial market infrastructures

Jan 2019

BIS Working Papers   | No 765
Oct 2018

Other authors: Ariel Burstein and Sarah M Lein

BIS Working Papers   | No 751
Sep 2018

Other authors: Stijn Claessens

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2018
Aug 2018

Other authors: Barthélémy Bonadio and Andrei A Levchenko

BIS Working Papers   | No 739
Aug 2017

Other authors: Thomas Chaney and Philip Sauré

BIS Working Papers   | No 657
Apr 2017

Other authors: Andrei A Levchenko and Philip Sauré

BIS Working Papers   | No 623
Jan 2017

Other authors: Claudio Borio and Andrew Filardo

BIS Working Papers   | No 602
Dec 2016

Other authors: Steven Ongena

BIS Working Papers   | No 593
Apr 2014

Other authors: Aaron Mehrotra

BIS Working Papers   | No 447
Mar 2014

Other authors: Aaron Mehrotra

BIS Papers   | No 77