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Research Seminars & Workshops @ IRES

Dr Ilhyock Shim
Bank of International Settlements Monetary and Economic Department, Economics and Financial Markets for Asia and the Pacific

Can non-interest rate policies stabilise housing markets? Evidence from a panel of 57 economies


07 Nov 2014 (Fri)


1.30 - 3.00pm


RMI Executive Seminar Room 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, I3 Building, Level 4

About the Speaker

Ilhyock Shim is senior economist at the BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific located in Hong Kong SAR. His primary responsibility is to conduct research on financial regulation, financial markets and financial stability. Before he was assigned to the BIS Representative Office in 2007, he had worked for the BIS in Basel for three years as economist at the Financial Institutions and Infrastructure Unit of the Monetary and Economic Department. He began his career as deputy director in the Korean government in 1996. Between 1997 and 1999, he worked at Ministry of Finance and Economy as deputy director in charge of the deposit insurance system and financial sector restructuring. From December 2009 to November 2010, he worked for the G20 Affairs Office of the Bank of Korea as an advisor. He holds a Bachelor and a Master in Economics from Seoul National University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.

His fields of interest include, Financial markets, Financial institutions and micro-prudential issues Financial stability and macro-prudential issues

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