At the Bank for International Settlements, we occupy a distinct position among international financial institutions. As a hub for central bankers and financial regulators, the BIS blends varied perspectives into a greater collective understanding of the world’s economy. Through our work, we contribute to monetary and financial stability, which is essential for sustained economic growth. Our wide-ranging activities include economic and policy research, statistical analysis, and banking. Our staff have expertise in economics, finance, banking, risk management, international law, and statistics, among other fields. Such diversity helps to create the right environment for knowledge-sharing and collaboration.