Stijn Claessens

Stijn Claessens

Head of Financial Stability Policy and Deputy Head of the Monetary and Economic Department
Monetary and Economic Department

Stijn Claessens represents the BIS externally in senior groups, including the Financial Stability Board, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the G20. Within the BIS, he leads policy-based analyses of financial sector issues and oversees the work of the secretariats of Committee on the Global Financial System, Markets Committee and Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures. Between 1987 and 2006, he worked at the World Bank in various positions. From 2007 to 2014, he was Assistant Director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. From 2015 to early 2017, he was Senior Adviser in the Division of International Finance of the Federal Reserve Board. He holds a PhD in business economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He taught at the New York University business school and the University of Amsterdam.

Fields of interest

  • Finance
  • International finance
  • International capital flows

220 items
February 2020

by Neeltje van Horen and Stijn Claessens

in Journal of Financial Intermediation
July 2018

by M Donnelly, N Coleman and Stijn Claessens

in Journal of Financial Intermediation
January 2017

by E Cerutti, L Ratnovski and Stijn Claessens

in Economic Policy
July 2017

by Stijn Claessens

in Review of Finance
September 2021

by B Yutorglu, M Ararat and Stijn Claessens

in Emerging Markets Review
Do macroprudential policies affect non-bank financial intermediation?

by Francesco Manaresi, Giulio Cornelli, Leonardo Gambacorta, Shiina Yasushi and Stijn Claessens

in International Journal of Central Banking
Macroprudential policies and global finance

by Aaron Mehrotra, Ilhyock Shim and Stijn Claessens

in Oxford Research Encyclopeedia on Economics and Finance
November 2022

by Juan-Miguel Londono-Yarce, Ricardo Correa and Stijn Claessens

in International Journal of Central Banking
August 2022

by Claudio Borio, Nikola Tarashev and Stijn Claessens

in SUERF Policy Briefs
June 2022