Senior Research Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Sewon Hur is a senior research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He specializes in macroeconomics and international economics.
Before joining the Bank in 2020, he was a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Prior to that, he 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.
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.
- “On the Heterogeneous Welfare Gains and Losses from Trade,” with Daniel R. Carroll, Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 109, January 2020, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2019.10.009.
- “The Lost Generation of the Great Recession,” Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 30, October 2018, pp. 179-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.red.2018.05.004.
- “A Theory of Rollover Risk, Sudden Stops, and Foreign Reserves,” with Illenin O. Kondo, Journal of International Economics, vol. 103, November 2016, pp. 44-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2016.08.006.
- “The Interaction and Sequencing of Policy Reforms,” with Jose Asturias, Timothy J. Kehoe and Kim J. Ruhl, Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, vol. 72, November 2016, pp. 45-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2016.05.006.
- “The Distributional Effects of COVID-19 and Optimal Mitigation Policies,” Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Globalization Institute Working Paper no. 400, September 2020, revised October 2020.
- “On the Distributional Effects of International Tariffs,” with Daniel Carroll, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Working Paper no. 20-18, 2020.
- “Optimal Bailouts in Banking and Sovereign Crises,” with Cesar Sosa-Padilla and Zeynep Yom.
- “Firm Entry and Exit and Aggregate Growth,” with Jose Asturias, Timothy J. Kehoe and Kim J. Ruhl, NBER Working Paper no. 23202, February 2017, revised February 2019.
- “Real Interest Rates, Inflation, and Default,” with Illenin Kondo and Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report 574, December 2018.
- “Lessons on the Economics of Pandemics from Recent Research,” with Michael Jenuwine, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Economic Commentary, Number 2020-11, May 28, 2020.
- “The Winners and Losers from Trade,” with Daniel Carroll, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Economic Commentary, Number 2019-15, September 30, 2018.