Hyun Song Shin

Biography

Hyun Song Shin is the Economic Adviser and Head of Research at the Bank for International Settlements. Before joining the BIS, he was the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Mr. Shin is the author of Risk and Liquidity (the 2008 Clarendon Lectures in Finance), and co-authored the 2009 Geneva Report on the Fundamental Principles of Financial Regulation. He is a Korean national. In 2010, on leave from Princeton, he served as the Senior Adviser to President Lee Myung-bak on the international economy. During Mr. Shin?s tenure as Presidential Adviser, Korea designed and began implementation of its macroprudential policies. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society and of the British Academy.

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