Sewon Hur is a research economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He specializes in macroeconomics and international economics.
Before joining the Bank in 2018, Dr. Hur was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He has also taught at the University of Minnesota and Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea.
Dr. Hur earned a BA in political science and a BA in economics from Yonsei University in 2003 and received a PhD in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2012. He is married and the father of two children.
“The Lost Generation of the Great Recession.” Review of Economic Dynamics, 2018, 30: 179–202.
“A Theory of Rollover Risk, Sudden Stops, and Foreign Reserves.” With Illenin Kondo. Journal of International Economics, 2016, 103: 44–63.
“The Interaction and Sequencing of Policy Reforms.” With Jose Asturias, Timothy J. Kehoe, and Kim J. Ruhl. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2016, 72: 45–66.