Younghun Shim

Younghun Shim

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics,

University of Chicago

Welcome to my website! I am currently a 6th year Ph.D. student in Economics at the University of Chicago. I will be on the job market during 2022-2023 academic year.

Research Interests

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

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Curriculum Vitae: CV

Working Papers

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

(with Jaedo Choi)  Latest Draft
STEG Small Research Grant

Presented at: University of Chicago, ESAM2022, AMES2022, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Ph.D. Students Workshop, Young Economist Symposium 2022, Workshop on International Trade and Intellectual Property Rights, Midwest International Trade Conference Fall 2022, KAEA Job Market Conference 2022, Midwest Macro Meeting 2022


How Task-Biased is Capital-Embodied Innovation?

(with Hyejin Park)   Latest Draft


Technology Adoption and Late Industrialization

(with Jaedo Choi)   Latest Draft   STEG Working Paper 033



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)