Torsten Ehlers

Monetary and Economic Department, Financial Markets

Torsten Ehlers joined the BIS as an Economist in September 2011, after earning his PhD from the University of Zurich. During his studies he conducted research projects both at the Bank of England and the Bundesbank. He is contributing background analytics and research to the Emerging Markets group in Basel as well as the Financial Stability and Markets group in the Hong Kong representative office of the BIS. Prior to his PhD, he obtained a Masters in Economics from Warwick University, UK, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Dortmund, Germany. His main research interests are the determinants of bank lending and the interaction between financial markets and the real economy.

Fields of interest

  • Financial institutions and microprudential issues (including banking supervision)
  • International capital flows
  • Developing Asia

Jun 2018

Other authors: Iñaki Aldasoro

BIS Quarterly Review   | June 2018
Mar 2018

Other authors: Iñaki Aldasoro and Egemen Eren

BIS Working Papers   | No 708
Feb 2018

Other authors: Steven Kong and Feng Zhu

BIS Working Papers   | No 701
Dec 2017

Other authors: Iñaki Aldasoro

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2017
Sep 2017

Other authors: Frank Packer

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2017
Mar 2017

Other authors: Patrick McGuire

BIS Papers   | No 91
Dec 2016

Other authors: Egemen Eren

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2016
Nov 2015

Other authors: Agustín Villar

BIS Papers   | No 83
Oct 2015

Other authors: Philip Wooldridge

BIS Papers   | No 82
Aug 2014

BIS Working Papers   | No 454