Areas of Expertise
Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Growth and Development
PhD, American University
Professional Publications & Contributions
Professor Kim has conducted research on the macroeconomic implications of household debt. Recently, his works have investigated the effects of consumption emulation through borrowing on income distribution and economic growth; the interplay of financial deregulation, income distribution, aggregate demand, and the consumption emulation motive to understand the mechanisms of macroeconomic cycles; the implications of different debt-servicing behaviors for macroeconomic stability.
Before coming to the University of Massachusetts Boston, Professor Kim taught at American University, Trinity College, and Bowdoin College. His teaching areas include macroeconomics, monetary economics, and economic growth.