Deputy Head, International Trade and Capital Flows Unit, Swiss National Bank
Raphael Anton Auer is the deputy head of the International Trade and Capital Flows Unit at the Swiss National Bank and a research associate at the Lichtenstein Institute of Princeton University. Raphael's research interests cover open macroeconomics and international trade. His recent projects analyze pricing-to-market decisions of international firms and the microeconomic determinants of the globalization of inflation, with a particular focus on the role of China’s exports on inflation and industry across the globe. He is also a research associate at the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, a CESifo Research Network Member, and a member of the board of econjobmarket.org. During the 2009/2010 academic year, he was a visiting fellow at Princeton University’s Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance. He holds an M.A. in International Economics from the University of Maastricht and a Ph.D. in economics from MIT.