Curriculum Vitae

Latest version of my CV.

Vu Chau

Development-Macroeconomics Division
Research Department, International Monetary Fund
700 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20431, U.S.A.

Email: vchau@imf.org. Website: http://www.vuthanhchau.com.

Employment

  • Economist, Development – Macro Division, Research Department, International Monetary Fund (2021 – present)

Education

  • Harvard University, Ph.D. in Economics (2015 – 2021).
    • Advisors: Xavier Gabaix, Ken Rogoff, John Campbell, Adi Sunderam, Robert Barro.
  • Harvard University, M.A. in Economics (2020)
  • Princeton University, A.B. in Economics (2011 – 2015), summa cum laude.

Working Papers

Presentations and Conferences

  • 2022: Princeton University – Finance, Harvard University (joint Macro & International seminar, invited)
  • 2021: Boston Fed, NYU Abu Dhabi, World Bank DEC, Oxford Said Business School, Online International Finance and Macro Seminar, Chicago Fed (Macro), London School of Economics (coauthor presented).
  • 2019: Sloan-Nomis Workshop on the Cognitive Foundations of Economic Behavior.
  • 2018: Russell Sage Foundation Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics; Princeton Initiative: Money, Macro, Finance.
  • 2017: Nobel laureates Lindau Meetings.
  • 2016: Jerusalem School in Economic Theory

Honors, Scholarships, and Fellowships

  • Roger L. Martin Cornerstone Graduate Student Fellowship (2020-2021)
  • Derek Bok Center Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (2018-2019).
  • Joseph John Fay III and Phuong-Mai Fay Fellowship (2015-2018).
  • John G. Wilson Award for Best Thesis in International Economics, Princeton University (2015), supervised by Prof. Nobuhiro Kiyotaki.
  • Global Systemic Risk Fellowship, Princeton University (2014).
  • Best Junior in Economics at Princeton Award (2014).

Professional Activities & Conferences

  • Referee for the Quarterly Journal of Economics (2018-now)
  • Research assistant for Prof. Xavier Gabaix (2016-2019), Gita Gopinath (2015-2016), and Mikhail Golosov (2014).
  • Co-Organizer for the Vietnam Summer School of Research (2018 – now)