Contact Information
• Office: Room 301, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-3882
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Areas of Expertise
Research Interests
• Industrial Organization, International Trade, Applied Econometrics, Law and Economics

Courses Taught
• Introduction to Economics I, Microeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematical Economics
• Ph.D. in Economics, Boston University, 2012
• M.A. in Economics, Sogang University, 2007
• B.A. in Economics, Sogang University, 2005
• B.Sc. in Mathematics , Sogang University, 2005 
Professional Experience
• Fall 2012 – present: Assistant Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Sep. 1, 2011 – May. 31 2012: Instructor, Department of Economics, Boston University
• Mar. 1, 2011 – May. 31, 2011: Instructor, Department of Markets, Public Policy and Law, School of Management, Boston University
• Mar. 1, 2008 – Dec. 31, 2010: Teaching Fellow, Department of Economics, Boston University
• 2005 – 2006: Teaching Assistant, Department Economics Sogang University

Selected Publications
• “The Impact of Educational Supports on the Creation of University Entrepreneurs: Evidence   from   South   Korea”,   (with   Kyungmin   Choi,   Jongwon   Park   and   Daegon Cho), (acceptance with minor revision to Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 2017, SSCI)
•“Do Television Singing Competitions Create Stars?: Empirical Evidence from the Music Charts”, (with Daegon Cho, Seok Ho Lee and Yeawon Yoo), (conditional acceptance to Journal of Cultural Economics, 2017,SSCI )
•“Productivity Distribution and Economic Growth”(with Jang-Ok Cho, Hyung Seok E. Kim and Jaywon Lee), (Korean Economic Review, 32(1), 23-40, 2016, SSCI
• “Investments in Response to Trade Policy: The Case of Japanese Firms during Voluntary Export Restraints”(Japan and the World Economy, 32, 14-36, 2014)

•”Linking Jamaica’s Public Service Motivations and Ethical Climate” with Kimberly Moloney
 (Forthcoming in the American Review of Public Administration)
•”Negligence and Two-Sided Causation” with Keith N. Hylton and Haizhen Lin
 (Forthcoming in the European Journal of Law and Economics)
•”Dimensions of Strong Brand and Risk: Based on a Liquidity-Augmented Capital Asset Pricing Model  
 (Global Business Review, 14(2), 283-296, 2013)
•”The strategic Role of Shipbuilding Industry in the Economy of Korea” with Maryna Samoilenko
 (Asian Journal of International Studies, 19, 93-127, 2014