Sangyup (Sam) Choi is an Associate Professor at the School of Economics of Yonsei University where he also holds a Lee Youn Jae Rising Fellowship Professor.  He is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) of the Australian National University and the Global Research Unit of the City University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining Yonsei University, he was an economist (Economist Program) at the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund. Previously, he also worked in the IMF’s Statistics Department and the Research Department. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA in 2015, a B.A. in Economics from Yonsei University in 2009, and studied at UC Berkeley from 2007 to 2008. His primary field of research is international finance. His research, thus far, has focused on credit market imperfections, fluctuations in uncertainty, transmission channels of monetary and fiscal policy and their international spillovers. He has published over twenty articles in international academic journals, including B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Advances, International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Oxford Economic Papers, and Review of International Economics. He received the Lee Youn Jae Rising Fellowship in 2023, the Choheon Academic Award in 2022, the Korea Economic Research Award in 2022, and the university-wide research excellence awards in 2020 and 2022. He was listed among young and influential economists in Korea by Chosun Biz.

Email: sangyupchoi@gmail.com (for research and personal); sangyupchoi@yonsei.ac.kr (for teaching and admin)

Web:  www.sangyupchoi.com 

Address: School of Economics, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea    

Click here for a downloadable CV (September 2023)

Research and Teaching Interests

Primary: International Finance

Secondary: Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, Banking

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Global Financial Conference panel discussion on "The Great Depression, Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, and Today: Beyond Inflation" (April 27, 2023)

Asian Leadership Conference panel discussion on strong dollar and global economic outlook (November 9, 2022)

My interview with Arirang News about understanding impact of high interest rates (July 27, 2022)

My interview with Arirang News about ensuring financial stability amid efforts to tame inflation (July 20, 2022)