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Minsoo Kim

  • Programme: PhD in Finance



My primary research interests are in the fields of asset pricing, macro-finance, and financial intermediary while remaining open to other interesting topics in financial economics. Currently, I am working on the second year paper in empirical intermediary asset pricing and a co-author paper in macro-finance with Jules van Binsbergen at Wharton and Ralph Koijen at LBS. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at LBS, I was a full-time Research Professional at Fama-Miller Center for Research in Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

There, I worked with finance faculties for the projects in asset pricing, financial intermediary, and corporate finance. Before this, I was a master student in Statistics at the University of Chicago while working as a research assistant to Ralph Koijen, Gregor Matvos, and Amit Seru at Chicago Booth. I earned dual Bachlor's degree in Business Administration and Education, and minored in Statistics at Korea University.  

Research interests


  • Empirical and theoretical asset pricing
  • Macro-finance
  • Financial intermediary.