Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellowship - Appointment 2020

The Bank for International Settlements announces the appointment of Professor Ricardo Reis as the Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellow for 2020. Reis is A W Phillips Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Professor Reis received his PhD from Harvard University, and has previously held professorships at Columbia University and Princeton University.

He has published widely on macroeconomics. His main areas of research are inflation expectations, unconventional monetary policies and the central bank's balance sheet, disagreement and inattention, business cycle models with inequality, automatic stabilisers, sovereign bond-backed securities, and the role of capital misallocation in the European slump and crisis. Recent honours include the 2016 Bernacer prize for best European economist under the age of 40 working in macroeconomics and finance, and the 2017 Bank of France / Toulouse School of Economics junior prize in monetary economics, finance and bank supervision for a European researcher.

Professor Reis is an academic consultant at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve System, directs the ESRC Centre for Macroeconomics in the UK, and serves on the council or as an adviser of multiple organisations.

The Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellowship is awarded annually to internationally recognised experts in the fields of banking, monetary policy and financial stability. The Lamfalussy Fellow conducts research on a topic relevant to the BIS, collaborating with BIS colleagues and making use of the extensive networks and resources available at the Bank. This is the eighth fellowship award.