I am a senior economist in the Monetary Policy unit of the Bank for International Settlements. Before that, I was the Deputy Head and Economic Advisor of the International Trade and Capital Flows Unit at the Swiss National Bank and an associated research professor at the Konjunkturforschungsstelle (KOF) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). I am a CEPR Research Affiliate, and a CESifo Research Network Fellow. I currently serve as an associate editor at the Review of International Economics, co-editor of Aussenwirtschaft, and as president of the Central Bank Research Association.
New Version: International Inflation Spillovers Through Input Linkages, joint with Andrei Levchenko and Philip Saure, NBER WP 23246, March 2017.
The globalisation of inflation: the growing importance of global value chains, joint with Claudio Borio and Andrew Filardo, BIS Working Papers No 602. January 2017.
The countercyclical capital buffer and the composition of bank lending, joint with Steven Ongena, BIS Working Papers No 593. December 2016
The banking sector and the Swiss financial account during the financial and European debt crises, joint with Cedric Tille, Working Papers 2016-05, Swiss National Bank
On June 24-25, 2016, we organized a SNB-IMF-IMF Economic Review Conference on "Exchange Rates and External Adjustment" in Zurich; On July 9-10, 2015, the SNB, the BIS, and CEPR held a conference in Zurich on "Inflation Spillovers from Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy." Papers presented at this conference will be eligible for publication in a special issue of the Journal of International Money and Finance (co-edited with Menzie Chinn). "The safe haven status of the Swiss Franc and the Swiss external sector during international crises," "Macro-FinancialLinkages and Current Account Imbalances" "Exchange Rates and External Adjustment (SNB-IMF-CEPR event in June 2014)," "Inflation Dynamics in a Post-Crisis Globalized Economy (SNB-BIS-GMPI-CEPR event in August 2013)," "Exchange Rates and External Adjustment (SNB-IMF-CEPR event in August 2012)," and "Microeconomic Aspects of the Globalization of Inflation (SNB-GMPI-CEPR event in August 2011)")
"Quality Pricing-to-Market", (w. Thomas Chaney and Philip Sauré), CEPR DP 10053, July 2014, (resubmitted , Journal of International Economics).
"Product Heterogeneity, Cross-Country Taste Differences, and the Growth of World Trade", Mimeo June 2014. For empirical part see old version: "Product Heterogeneity, Cross-Country Taste Differences, and the Consumption Home Bias", Working Papers 13.01, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (2nd revision requested, European Economic Review).
Raphael A. Auer and Philip Sauré, 2016. "Dynamic Entry in Vertically Differentiated Markets," forthcoming, Journal of Economic Theory. [Previously Titled " Spatial Competition in Quality" - Latest WP version is CEPR DP 10027]
Raphael A. Auer and Raphael Schoenle, 2016. "Market structure andexchange rate pass-through," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 60-77. [Latest WP version is CEPR DP 10585]
Raphael A. Auer, 2015. "Exchange Rate Pass‐Through,Domestic Competition, and Inflation: Evidence from the 2005–08 Revaluation ofthe Renminbi," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 47(8), pages 1617-1650, December. [Latest WP version is CEPR DP 10344]
Also see this write up in the Free Exchange Blog of the Economist Magazine
Raphael A. Auer and Aaron Mehrotra, 2015. "Tradelinkages and the globalisation of inflation in Asia and the Pacific," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 49(PA), pages 129-151.[Latest WP version is CEPR DP 9949]
Raphael A. Auer, 2015. "Human capital and the dynamic effects of trade," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 107-118. [Latest WP version is CEPR DP 10691]
Raphael A. Auer, 2015 "A safe haven: international demand for Swiss francs during the euro area debt crisis (from pp. 41)," Quarterly Bulletin 2015/Q2, Swiss National Bank.