Senior Economist - International Monetary and Financial System Division​: Global Spillovers and Interconnections


Mark's research interests focus primarily on international finance, financial stability and sovereign debt. He works in the Bank of England's International Directorate. Prior to joining the Bank, Mark worked at the Central Bank of Ireland and the European Central Bank. 

Mark's selected academic publications

Comparing different early warning systems: Results from a horse race competition among members of the Macro-prudential Research Network, with L Alessi, A Antunes, J Babecky, S Baltussen, M Behn, D Bonfim, O Bush, C Detken, J Frost, R Guimaraes and R Hayranek; MPRA Paper 62194, University Library of Munich, Germany (2015)
Banking and currency crises: differential diagnostics for developed countries, with M Rusnák, K Šmídková and B Vašíček, European Central Bank Working Paper Series 1810 (2015)
Sovereign default and macroeconomic tipping points, Research Technical Papers 10/RT/12, Central Bank of Ireland (2012)
Gold and the US dollar: Hedge or haven?, Finance Research Letters, Elsevier (2011) 
Foreign-currency bonds: currency choice and the role of uncovered and covered interest parity, with M Habib,  European Central Bank Working Paper Series 0947, European Central Bank (2008)