Experts from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) explain their work and discuss current issues for the global economy. As a hub for central banks and other financial regulatory and supervisory authorities, the BIS seeks to build a greater collective understanding of the world economy, foster international cooperation and support policy making.
Big techs in finance: regulatory approaches and policy options
Johannes Ehrentraud reflects on potential regulatory approaches and policy options for big techs in finance, as described in FSI Brief 12, (co-author), FSI Occasional Paper 17, and other work at the BIS such as BIS Bulletin 45.
Women in central banking
Diversity is about inclusion”. This podcast episode is a compilation of excerpts from a livestreamed panel discussion on women in central banking, moderated by Cecilia Skingsley and including panellists Andréa Maechler, Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus and Claudia Buch.
Covid and beyond
Agustín Carstens discusses the uneven economic recovery from Covid-19, the challenges for normalising fiscal and monetary policy and the outlook for inflation, as outlined in the 2021 Annual Economic Report. https://www.bis.org/publ/arpdf/ar2021e1.htm
The distributional footprint of monetary policy
Claudio Borio discusses the nexus between inequality and monetary policy, as outlined in Chapter II of the BIS Annual Economic Report. https://www.bis.org/publ/arpdf/ar2021e2.htm
CBDCs - an opportunity for the monetary system
Benoit Coeuré and Hyun Song Shin discuss Chapter 3 of the Annual Economic Report on CBDCs and how the BIS sees them best evolving for central banks, the public and financial stability.
The origins of the BIS’s views on exchange rates, capital flows and the financial cycle
Barry Eichengreen discusses the origins of the BIS’s views on exchange rates, capital flows and the financial cycle, based on his chapter in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.
Too quiet :(
Too quiet :(
Interviews too short
Great guests, but the interviews are too short and restrained.