Oliver Kim

  • PhD Student
  • University of California - Berkeley



Oliver Kim is a PhD student in Economics at UC Berkeley. He graduated from Harvard College in 2016, and worked at the New York Fed from 2016-18.

His research interests are in development, international economics, and economic history. His work focuses on the processes of industrialisation and structural transformation as means for alleviating extreme poverty. His current research includes contemporary fieldwork in Kenya and historical work on the rise of the East Asian Tigers.