Sujeong Shim

Ph.D. in Political Science

Ph.D. Candidate: Comparative Politics | International Relations


Research Interests:

International Bailout Programs, IMF, International Finance, Institutions, Political Economy, Public Opinion, Economic crisis


Sujeong Shim studies international political economy, with special interests on the International Monetary Fund (IMF),  negotiation, public opinion, trade and economic reform. Her dissertation project seeks to answer why international investors react differently to (similar) bailout programs from the IMF. In her dissertation, she finds that international investors’ response to various bailout programs depends on the indebted country’s domestic public opinion. She holds a BA (magna cum laude) in Political Science and Economics from Northwestern University.



The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant