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Kerk Phillips, Associate Professor

Department: Economics



Kerk Phillips earned his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1991 and has taught at the University of Michigan, Nanjing University, and Korea University. He does research on computational macroeconomics, international trade and finance, exchange rate behavior, economic growth and Asian economies . He has worked at BYU since 1992.


  • PhD, University of Rochester, 1991
  • MA, University of Rochester, 1990
  • BS, Brigham Young University, 1986

Research Interests

Computational Macroeconomics, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Cycles, Real and Nominal Exchange Rate Dynamics, Asian Economies, Public Policy, Pensions and Savings


  • 2013 Best Paper of Korea and the World Economy, The Association of Korean Economic Studies, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Computational Economics
  • International Finance and Economics Society
  • Econometric Society
  • American Economics Association

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