In-Mee Baek, PhD

Department of Economics
Director, Graduate Program in Economics

On sabbatical Fall 2018

Phone: 617-573-8376
Fax: 617-994-4216
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 1012


  • PhD, Indiana University

Research Interests

  • International Investment
  • Currency Crisis Foreign
  • Capital Flows
  • International Debt Problems


  • 2000- Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Suffolk University
  • 1995-2000 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, Suffolk University
  • 1993-1995 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics Suffolk University
  • 1990-1993 Assistant Professor, St. Louis University
  • 1988 Summer Intern Economist, International Monetary Fund


“Portfolio investment flows to Asia and Latin America: Pull, push or market sentiment?”, The Journal of Asian Economics, April 2006.
“Determinants of Market Assessed Sovereign Risk: Economic Fundamentals and Market Risk Appetite?”, co-authored with A. Bandopadhyaya and C. Du, The Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 24, June 2005.
“Foreign Debt to Foreign Equity Swaps and the Creditworthiness of Debtor Countries”, Journal of Business and Economic Studies, Vol. 8, no.1, Spring 2002.
“Factors Determining the Profits of US Multinationals in Developed Countries and Emerging Economies”, Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 7, no.1, Spring 2002.
“The Determinants of the Survival of Realigned Exchange Rate Arrangements in Emerging Economies”, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 41, no.4, 2001.
“Exchange Rates and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in Asia”, co-authored with T. Okawa, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 53, no.1, January 2001.
“Additional Lending Upon Default with Endogenous Default Penalty”, co-authored with A. Bandopadhyaya, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 23, no.4, Fall 1997.
“The Determinants of the Duration of Sovereign Debt Renegotiation”, co-authored with A. Bandopadhyaya, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 20, May 1996.
“Modeling State Tax Policy: Making an Example of Massachusetts”, co-authored with D. Tuerck and K. Lang, State Tax Notes, October 1995.

Courses Taught

EC 710 - Macroeconomics
EC 740 - International Monetary Economics
EC 755 - Global Data Analysis
EC 786 - Topics in International Economics