Dr Robert Zymek

Dr Zymek's research interests are international economics and macroeconomics.

Dr Robert Zymek

Lecturer in Economics

  • School of Economics

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Room 2.09, 31 Buccleuch Place

Areas of interest
International economics


Robert Zymek obtained his MSc and PhD in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He completed his undergraduate studies at King's College, University of Cambridge.

His research interests are International Economics and Macroeconomics. His work to date explores the interplay between international goods trade and international capital flows, and the role of country risk in shaping the patterns of both.


"Factor Proportions and the Growth of World Trade," Journal of International Economics, vol. 95(1), pp. 42-53, January 2015.

"Banks' Liquidity Buffers and the Role of Liquidity Regulation," Journal of Financial Services Research, forthcoming (joint with C. Bonner and I. van Lelyveld).

"Sovereign Default, International Lending, and Trade," IMF Economic Review, vol. 60(3), pages 365-394, September 2012.

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