David Kohn

Assistant Professor

Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Ph.D. in Economics, New York University, 2014

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Email: davidkohn@uc.cl

Phone: (+56 2) 2354 7730

Avda. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago, 7820436, Chile

Research interests: Macro-finance, international macroeconomics, and international trade.

Video: My research agenda on financial frictions and export dynamics (in Spanish)


  • Financial Frictions and International Trade: A Review [published, pdf, slides], joint with Fernando Leibovici and Michal Szkup, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, May 2022.

  • International Capital Flows and House Prices: Theory and Evidence [pdf, files for replication], joint with Jack Favilukis, Sydney Ludvigson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Housing and the Financial Crisis, NBER Cambridge, MA. Chapter 8, 2013.

Working Papers

  • No Credit, No Gain: Trade Liberalization Dynamics, Production Inputs, and Financial Development [pdf, appendix], joint with Fernando Leibovici and Michal Szkup, Revision requested at the International Economic Review.

  • Addicted to Debt: Foreign Purchases of U.S. Treasuries and the Term Premium [pdf]