Andreas Schrimpf is a Principal Economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). He currently serves as Secretary to the Markets Committee since May 2016, after five years in the Financial Markets unit of the Monetary and Economic Department. Previously, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Aarhus University (2009-11) and a researcher at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim (2005-09). His research interest is econometrics of financial markets focusing on empirical asset pricing and international finance. His work is published in journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies.