Dr. Ben Schreiber is the head of a methodology unit at the Information and Statistics department, Bank of Israel. Dr. Schreiber previously served as the head of a research unit and as assistant director at the Foreign Exchange Activity department and as an economist at the Banking Supervision department. He is also a lecturer at the Economics and the Business Administration departments in Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Schreiber received his Ph.D., M.A. (cum laude) and B.Sc. (cum laude) from the Hebrew university of Jerusalem. His areas of interest are banking and financial markets, especially the foreign exchange market.