Peter Eckley

Senior Economist - Research Hub


Peter has been with the Bank since February 2015. He is completing his PhD at the University of Oxford. Previously he worked as a strategy and regulatory consultant in the telecoms industry, in over a dozen countries. Peter holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford, and an MSci in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge, during which he studied for a year at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Sloan School of Management. His research interests are in economic measures based on text mining (uncertainty, central bank credibility), bank regulation, the mortgage market, and the effect of uncertainty on firm capital investment.

Peter's Bank Underground Blog posts

Unintended consequences: specialising in risky mortgages under Basel II - March 2017

Peter's selected academic publications

Measuring economic uncertainty using news-media textual data, mimeo, 2015  

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