Nam Vu

Assistant Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • M.S. in Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • B.A. in Mathematics and Economics, Wittenberg University

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor - Miami University, Department of Economics: Fall 2015-Present

Recent Publications

  • Stock Market Volatility and International Business Cycle Dynamics: Evidence from OECD Economies, Journal of International Money and Finance (2015) Volume 50, Pages 1-15
  • International Spillovers of U.S. Financial Volatility Journal of International Money and Finance (2019) - with Kimberly Berg Volume 97, Pages 19-34.
  • International Effects of Stock Market Dispersion. Southern Economic Journal (2020), 86: 1393-1417. doi:10.1002/soej.12419 with Jiayu Wu (Miami, B.A. Class of 2018)
  • Price Flexibility and Output Volatility under Menu Costs. Macroeconomic Dynamics (2020), 1-24.
  • The International Effects of Corporate Tax Cuts on Income Distribution - with Siraj G. Bawa (forthcoming) Review of International Economics

Honors & Awards

  • Kirk Dornbush Summer Research Grants, Vanderbilt University, 2012 and 2013
  • Faculty Collaboration Grants, Vanderbilt University, 2013
  • Vanderbilt University Economics Fellowship, August 2010 - August 2015
  • University Honors Fellows, 2007-2010
  • Economics Award, Class of 2010, Wittenberg University


I am a macroeconomist with specializations in international finance, macroeconomics, and applied time-series econometrics. My research interests revolve around issues related to international business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy, and financial uncertainty.


  • SPRING 2020
  • ECO 317 D TR 2:50-4:10, FSB 0038
  • ECO 317 E TR 4:25-5:45, FSB 0038
Nam Vu

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • TR 11:30-12:30


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