Dr David Kim

MCom(Hons) UNSW PhD UNSW
Senior Lecturer

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The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

David Kim received his PhD from the University of New South Wales in May 2003. His main areas of interest are International Macroeconomics and Applied Macroeconomic Time Series with particular emphasis on the Asia Pacific region. Specifically, he has worked and is currently working on quantitative and empirical analysis of international business cycle, macroeconomic effects of foreign direct investment, and explaining and assessing the Asian financial crisis.

Research interests

  • Macroeconomics and Growth
  • Financial Markets and Growth
  • Growth theory
  • Income and Wealth Inequality
  • International finance
  • Macroeconomics

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Kim, D. (2014). On an Asian Monetary Union: What does the Evidence Tell us? In Callaghan, M.; Ghate, C.; Pickford, S.; Rathinam, F.X. (Eds.), Global Cooperation Among G20 Countries: Responding to the Crisis and Restoring Growth, (pp. 231-237). London: Springer-Verlag.
  • Jang, I., Kim, D. (2009). Macroeconomics of Catastrophic Event Risks: Research Comes of Age. In Richard O. Bailly (Eds.), Emerging Topics in Macroeconomics, (pp. 29-34). New York USA: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Kim, D. (2003). Interpreting some empirical facts of business cycles and stock returns in Korea. In MoonJoong Tcha and Chung-Sok Suh (Eds.), The Korean Economy at the Crossroads, (pp. 277-290). London, UK: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Journals

  • Huh, H., Kim, D. (2014). Do SVAR Models Justify Discarding the Technology-Shock-Driven Real Business Cycle Hypothesis? Economic Record, 90(288), 98-118.
  • Huh, H., Kim, D. (2013). An empirical test of exogenous versus endogenous growth models for the G-7 countries. Economic Modelling, 32(1), 262-272. [More Information]
  • I, T., Kim, D. (2013). Country Spread, Foreign Interest Rates, and Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Korea. Korea and the World Economy, 14(3), 517-553.
  • Jiang, J., Kim, D. (2013). Exchange rate pass-through to inflation in China. Economic Modelling, 33, 900-912. [More Information]
  • Chua, C., Kim, D., Suardi, S. (2011). Are Empirical Measures of Macroeconomic Uncertainty Alike? Journal of Economic Surveys, 25(4), 801-827. [More Information]
  • Jang, I., Kim, D. (2009). The Dynamics of the Credit Spread and Monetary Policy: Empirical Evidence from the Korean Bond Market. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 8(2), 109-131.
  • Kim, D. (2007). An East Asian currency union? The empirical nature of macroeconomic shocks in East Asia. Journal of Asian Economics, 18(6), 847-866. [More Information]
  • Kim, D., Sheen, J. (2007). Consumption Risk-Sharing within Australia and with New Zealand. Economic Record, 83(260), 46-59.
  • Kim, D. (2003). Did the current account matter? The case of Korea. Korea and the World Economy, 4(2), 261-282.
  • Kim, D., Seo, J. (2003). Does FDI inflow crowd out domestic investment in Korea? Journal of Economic Studies, 30(6), 605-622.
  • Seo, J., Kang, J., Kim, D. (2002). Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment and Intra-Industry Trade in Korea. Pacific Economic Papers, 329, 1-21.

Conferences

  • Kim, D. (2006). An Asian Currency Union?: Some VAR Evidence on the Nature of Macroeconomic Shocks in East Asia. 35th Australian Conference of Economists ACE 2006, Perth, Australia: Curtin University of Technology.
  • Kim, D., Sheen, J. (2004). Risk-Sharing Within Australia And With New Zealand. 33rd Australian Conference of Economists ACE 2004, Oxford, England: Blackwell Press.
  • Kim, D. (2002). Can 'Sunspots' Explain the Asian Financial Crisis? Conference on Korea and the World Economy, USA: Washington University.

2014

  • Huh, H., Kim, D. (2014). Do SVAR Models Justify Discarding the Technology-Shock-Driven Real Business Cycle Hypothesis? Economic Record, 90(288), 98-118.
  • Kim, D. (2014). On an Asian Monetary Union: What does the Evidence Tell us? In Callaghan, M.; Ghate, C.; Pickford, S.; Rathinam, F.X. (Eds.), Global Cooperation Among G20 Countries: Responding to the Crisis and Restoring Growth, (pp. 231-237). London: Springer-Verlag.

2013

  • Huh, H., Kim, D. (2013). An empirical test of exogenous versus endogenous growth models for the G-7 countries. Economic Modelling, 32(1), 262-272. [More Information]
  • I, T., Kim, D. (2013). Country Spread, Foreign Interest Rates, and Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Korea. Korea and the World Economy, 14(3), 517-553.
  • Jiang, J., Kim, D. (2013). Exchange rate pass-through to inflation in China. Economic Modelling, 33, 900-912. [More Information]

2011

  • Chua, C., Kim, D., Suardi, S. (2011). Are Empirical Measures of Macroeconomic Uncertainty Alike? Journal of Economic Surveys, 25(4), 801-827. [More Information]

2009

  • Jang, I., Kim, D. (2009). Macroeconomics of Catastrophic Event Risks: Research Comes of Age. In Richard O. Bailly (Eds.), Emerging Topics in Macroeconomics, (pp. 29-34). New York USA: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Jang, I., Kim, D. (2009). The Dynamics of the Credit Spread and Monetary Policy: Empirical Evidence from the Korean Bond Market. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 8(2), 109-131.

2007

  • Kim, D. (2007). An East Asian currency union? The empirical nature of macroeconomic shocks in East Asia. Journal of Asian Economics, 18(6), 847-866. [More Information]
  • Kim, D., Sheen, J. (2007). Consumption Risk-Sharing within Australia and with New Zealand. Economic Record, 83(260), 46-59.

2006

  • Kim, D. (2006). An Asian Currency Union?: Some VAR Evidence on the Nature of Macroeconomic Shocks in East Asia. 35th Australian Conference of Economists ACE 2006, Perth, Australia: Curtin University of Technology.

2004

  • Kim, D., Sheen, J. (2004). Risk-Sharing Within Australia And With New Zealand. 33rd Australian Conference of Economists ACE 2004, Oxford, England: Blackwell Press.

2003

  • Kim, D. (2003). Did the current account matter? The case of Korea. Korea and the World Economy, 4(2), 261-282.
  • Kim, D., Seo, J. (2003). Does FDI inflow crowd out domestic investment in Korea? Journal of Economic Studies, 30(6), 605-622.
  • Kim, D. (2003). Interpreting some empirical facts of business cycles and stock returns in Korea. In MoonJoong Tcha and Chung-Sok Suh (Eds.), The Korean Economy at the Crossroads, (pp. 277-290). London, UK: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2002

  • Kim, D. (2002). Can 'Sunspots' Explain the Asian Financial Crisis? Conference on Korea and the World Economy, USA: Washington University.
  • Seo, J., Kang, J., Kim, D. (2002). Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment and Intra-Industry Trade in Korea. Pacific Economic Papers, 329, 1-21.

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