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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.

Jun 29, 2022

High inflation and mounting growth headwinds raise the prospects of global stagflation and call for quick and decisive action by central banks, says Agustín Carstens, presenting the BIS’s Annual Economic Report.


Jun 26, 2022

The recent surge in inflation has underscored the need to “look under the hood” to better understand how relative price changes can morph into broader-based inflation. Claudio Borio summarises the key insights from this fresh perspective.


Jun 21, 2022

What will the future of the monetary system look like? Hyun Song Shin, BIS Economic Advisor and Head of Research, presents a blueprint for the future monetary system as the fusion of enhanced technical capabilities around the core of the trust embodied in central bank money, as outlined in a special chapter of the BIS...


May 26, 2022

From black swans to green swans, Luiz Pereira da Silva talks about climate risks and what sustainable finance can realistically do for the transition to net zero, also in the light of the recent increase in energy prices.


May 19, 2022

What will global growth look like once the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic come to an end? Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul explains why growth is likely to be slower in future without policy intervention.