Younghun Shim

Younghun Shim


Welcome to my website! I am an economist in Development Macroeconomics Research Division at the International Monetary Fund. I received my PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in June 2023.


Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, International Trade
  • Innovation, Development

Email : younghun.shim.econ@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae: CV

Working Papers

Superstars or Supervillains? Large Firms in the South Korean Growth Miracle

(with Jaedo Choi, Andrei A. Levchenko, Dimitrije Ruzic)  Latest Draft (February 2024)

Abstract

From Adoption to Innovation: State-Dependent Technology Policy in Developing Countries (JMP)

(with Jaedo Choi)  Latest Draft (September 2023)
STEG Small Research Grant

Abstract

How Task-Biased is Capital-Embodied Innovation?

(with Hyejin Park)   Latest Draft (July 2023)

Abstract

Technology Adoption and Late Industrialization

(with Jaedo Choi)   Latest Draft   (October 2023)
STEG Working Paper 033

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Teaching

University of Chicago (as a Teaching Assistant)

  • Economic Growth (Winter 2022)
  • The Elements of Economic Analysis III (Macroeconomics) (Spring 2020)
  • International Economics (Winter 2020)
  • Economic Policy Analysis (Advanced Macroeconomics): (Fall 2019,2020)
  • Econometrics (Fall 2018)