Kenneth Kim

Kenneth Kim

Contact Information:

Economics - Lecturer
Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834-6848

Office: SMH - SGMH 3374; Office Hours
Phone: 657-278-2735




Dr. Kenneth S. Kim is a lecturer in the department of economics at California State University, Fullerton. He received his undergraduate degree in Asian Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara, focusing on East Asia (Korea, Japan, China). Influenced by the 1997-98 Asian Financial Crisis, he decided to pursue his graduate studies in Exchange Rate Policy and Financial Crisis. He completed his master’s degree in economics from Cal State Fullerton, and his doctorate from the Claremont Graduate University, specializing in International Money and Finance. 

Dr. Kim is currently a research associate of the Claremont Institute for Economic Policy Studies,  located in Claremont, California, an internationally reputed institution for producing high-quality, policy-oriented research, fostering research on domestic and international economic policy issues while being a leader in promoting cooperative work between economists and political scientists. His current research areas and interests include Economic Growth & Development, Financial Crisis, Foreign Exchange Rate Policy, International Political Economy, New Institutional Economics, Political Business Cycles and Public Choice. 


Research Interest:

Economic Development & Growth, Exchange Rate Regime, Financial Crisis, International Political Economy, New Institutional Economics, Political Business Cycles, Public Choice, and Shared Mental Models


Teaching Assignment: 

Econ 201: Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 202: Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 310: Intermediate Microeconomics

Econ 315: Intermediate Business Microeconomics

Econ 320: Intermediate Macroeconomics

Econ 335: The International Economy

Econ 413: Law and Economics 

Econ 521: Macroeconomic Perspective for Managers

Econ 590: Selected Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy - Public Finance (MS in Taxation - Irvine Campus)