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.

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Curriculum Vitae: CV

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics, Growth
  • Innovation, International Trade, Development

Working Papers

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

(with Jaedo Choi) [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


Innovation on Tools and the Rise of Skill Premium (with Hyejin Park) PDF


Technology Adoption and Late Industrialization (with Jaedo Choi) PDF