Sebastian Doerr

Sebastian Doerr is an economist at the Bank for International Settlements and a CEPR Research Affiliate. He is also a co-organizer of the Swiss Conference on Financial Intermediation

His research centers on financial intermediation, with a focus on the implications of financial innovation and the rise of non-bank financial institutions for financial stability and the real economy.  For the BIS, Sebastian regularly authors policy pieces for the Annual Economic Report, the BIS Quarterly Review, and the BIS Bulletin series. 

Sebastian's work has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics and widely cited in the media, including by the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, and The Economist. He currently ranks among the top-50 most-cited young economists worldwide on RePEc, and Wirtschaftwoche lists him among the top economists under 40 in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Sebastian was awarded the European Economic Association's Young Economist Award as well as the Young Innovators Award by Plansecur. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Zurich. 

Current research

Selected policy work