Luiz Awazu PEREIRA DA SILVA - Tokyo College
Tokyo College Professor


Period of Stay April 1, 2024-June 15, 2024
01 Description of Research

Luiz Awazu PEIRERA DA SILVA was the Deputy General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) from October 2015 to August 2023 and had been Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil (2010- 2015). Prior to that, he served as Chief Economist for the Brazilian Ministry of Budget and Planning, and as Brazil’s Deputy Finance Minister in charge of international affairs. He also worked in various senior management positions for the World Bank in Washington DC, Tokyo and South Africa, as well as for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).

02 Short Biography

Doctorate in Economics, Universite De Paris-I Sorbonne, Paris (France)

Master of Philosophy, Universite De Paris-I Sorbonne, Paris (France)

Graduate from The Ecole des hautes etudes commerciales (HEC), Paris (France)

Graduate from The Institut des Science Politiques de Paris (SCIENCE-PO), Paris (France)

03 Publications and Other Research Activities

“Macro-Financial Policy Analysis in Bank-Dependent Economies: an Operational Manual “(with P-R Agénor), BIS, 2024,

“Inequality hysteresis and the effectiveness of macroeconomic stabilisation policies” (with E Kharroubi, E Kohlscheen, M Lombardi and B Mojon), BIS, 2022,

“The green swan: Central banking and financial stability in the age of climate change”, (with P Bolton, M Després, F Samama and R Svartzman) BIS, 2020,

“Integrated inflation targeting – Another perspective from the developing world”, (with P-R Agénor) BIS, 2019

“The Impact of Macroeconomic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution, (volume 2), Macro-Micro Evaluation Techniques and Tools”, editor with F Bourguignon and M Bussolo, Palgrave McMillan and the World Bank, 2008.

“The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution: Evaluation Techniques and Tools”, editor with F Bourguignon, Oxford University Press and the World Bank, 2003.

04 Honors and Awards

The Order of the Rising Sun (旭日章, Kyokujitsu-shō) (Japan)

Ordre National du Mérite (France)

Ordem of Rio Branco (Brazil)

Medal of Merit Tamandaré (Brazil)