Christopher Shim

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Christopher Shim

Research Associate, Global Economics

Christopher Shim is a research associate for global economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Before joining CFR, he was an editorial assistant at Harvard's Belfer Center and a research assistant at the Minerva Research Initiative's Rising Power Alliances Project. He holds a bachelor's degree in politics and international relations from the University of Cambridge and a master's degree in law and diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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