Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

BongGeun Choi

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Chicago

BongGeun Choi is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Chicago. His research agenda centers on linkages between financial markets and the macroeconomy. 

In one project, he conducts a macroeconomic welfare assessment of shadow banking, considering dynamic effects of liquidity creation and systemic risk. In another project, he explores macroeconomic consequences of how information frictions and imperfect competition interact in the financial sector. 

Prior to his doctoral studies, BongGeun completed his bachelor and masters studies at Seoul National University in Korea and at the University of Minnesota. At Chicago, he has been awarded the Lee Prize in Economics for the best performance in Macroeconomics Core.

He is a 2016 MFM Fellowship awardee.