Professor Boreum Kwak, PhD
Head of the Research Group Monetary Aggregates, Asset Prices and Real Outcomes
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
Assistant Professor for Macroeconometrics
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
- monetary policy
- policy interaction
- endogenous regime switching model
- mixed-frequency model
Boreum Kwak joined the Department of Macroeconomics at IWH in October 2016. Her research interest centers on macroeconomics and monetary economics. Her recent research explores the empirical implication of the monetary and fiscal policy interaction under the endogenous regime switching environments, and another line of her research studies the forecasting of macro variables from the high-frequency financial market data.
Boreum Kwak received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea and earned her PhD degree in Economics from Indiana University with a thesis on ”Three Essays in Monetary-Fiscal Policy Interactions”. She became an Assistant Professor at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in December 2016.