Taehoon Kim

African Department

International Monetary Fund

700 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20431

Email: tkim@imf.org

Phone: +1 (202) 594-1643

Professional Experience

  • Economist, International Monetary Fund September 2020 - Present


  • PhD in Economics, Harvard University

  • MA in Economics, Harvard University

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, and Mathematics, Seoul National University

Research Interest

  • International Finance, Financial Intermediation, and Sovereign Debt

Research Work

  • "Central Banks as Dollar Lenders of Last Resort: Implications for Regulation and Reserve Holdings," with Mitali Das, Gita Gopinath, and Jeremy Stein [December 2022]

  • "Systematizing Macroframework Forecasting," with Sakai Ando [June 2022]

  • "The Premia on State-contingent Sovereign Debt Instruments," with Deniz Igan, and Antoine Levy [November 2021]

  • "Safe Asset Demand, Global Capital Flows and Wealth Concentration " [October 2021]

  • "Multinationals as Global Financiers," with Casey Kearney [April 2020]

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