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Raphael Auer

Raphael Auer

Centre Head of Eurosystem Centre, Bank for International Settlements

Raphael Auer is head of the BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre, which is located in Frankfurt and Paris.

Before taking up his current assignment, he was Principal Economist in the BIS's Innovation and Digital Economy and Monetary Policy units. Before that, he was Deputy Head of the International Trade and Capital Flows unit at the Swiss National Bank, a Globalization and Governance Fellow at Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and a junior visiting fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Raphael holds a PhD in economics from MIT and is president of the Central Bank Research Association. He has published on topics relating to international macroeconomics, exchange rate pass-through, and digital currencies.

Fields of interest:
Monetary policy
Financial market infrastructures
International economics