Sebastian Doerr is an economist at the Bank for International Settlements. His research focuses on the implications of financial innovation for data privacy, credit supply, and consumer welfare. He also examines the consequences of the rise of non-bank financial institutitons for the financial stability and the real economy. Sebastian's research has been published in leading academic journals and widely cited in the media, including by the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The Economist. He is also a co-organizer of the Swiss Conference on Financial Intermediation (formerly known as Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation or "Lenzerheide conference").
Sebastian Doerr holds a PhD from the University of Zurich. He was awarded the European Economic Association's `Young Economist Award' as well as the `Young Innovators Award' by Plansecur.
Non-bank lending during crises, with I. Aldasoro and H. Zhou
Privacy regulation and fintech lending, with L. Gambacorta, L. Guiso and M. Sanchez del Villar
Crypto trading and Bitcoin prices: evidence from a new database of retail adoption, with R. Auer, G. Cornelli, J. Frost and L. Gambacorta
Income inequality and job creation, with T. Drechsel and D. Lee
Money market funds and the pricing of near-money assets, with E. Eren and S. Malamud
Selected policy work
Privacy regulation, fintech lending, and financial incusion, VoxEU.org
The tokenisation continuum, BIS Bulletin No 72
Crypto shocks and retail losses, BIS Bulletin No 69
DeFi lending: intermediation without information?, BIS Bulletin No 57
A friend in need is a friend indeed? Nonbanks and lending relationships during crises, SUERF Policy Brief No 557
Non-bank lenders in the syndicated loan market, BIS Quarterly Review