Oh, Hyungna

 Oh, Hyungna
 
Areas of Expertise
Research Interests
• Environmental Economics (Climate Change, Governance, ETS, Green Taxes), Applied Microeconomics (Applied Game), Quantitative Methods (Micro-econometrics, Agent-based Economics)

Courses Taught
• Kyung Hee University: Introduction to Economics 1,  Econometrics,  Topics in Microeconomics (Game theory), Mathematics for Social Scientists
• West Virginia University: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Econometrics II
 
Contact Information
• Office: Room 309, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-2160
• E-mail: h.oh@khu.ac.kr
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Education
• Ph.D. in Regional Economics, Cornell University, 2003
Doctoral thesis: Simulation Methods for Modeling Offer Behavior and Spot Prices in
Restructured Markets for Electricity
• M.A. in Economics, Korea University, 1991
• B.A. in Economics, Korea University, 1988
 
Professional Experience
• 2013 – present: Associate Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, Korea
• 2013 & 2015– present: Adjunct Fellow, Korea Development Institute, Korea
• 2010 – 2013 – Fellow, Korea Development Institute, Korea
• 2012 – 2013, Editor Board, Kyung-Jae-Hak Yeon-Gu
• 2012-present, Editor Board & Board of Directors, Resource and Environmental Economics Studies
• 2004 – 2010 – Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, West Virginia University, WV, USA
• 2007 – 2011 – Assistant Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Applied
Economics and Management, Cornell University, NY, USA
 Employment History
• Associate Professor of Economics, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2013 – present

• Fellow, Department of Industry and Competition Policy, Korea Development Institute (KDI), July 2010 – February 2013.
• Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, West Virginia University, August 2005 – June 2010.
• Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, June 2006 – June 2011
• Research Associate, Department of Applied Economics and Management/Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Cornell University, 2003 – 2004.
• Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Economics and Management/ Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Cornell University, September 1999 – December 2002.
• Graduate Computing Consultant, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research, Cornell University, May 1999 – December 2000.

Selected Publications
“Limited Income Mobility: Empirical Evidence from Korea” (with Choi, Yoon-Jung), forthcoming, Social Indicators Research
  “Korea’s Approach to Overcoming Difficulties in Adopting the Emission Trading Scheme” (with Hyon, J. and Kim, J.), forthcoming, Climate Policy

  “Does a Tax Credit Policy Attract the Private Sector Environment Investment?” (with Hong, Jong Ho), Korean Journal of Public Finance 10(1), 2017, pp. 89-117.
• “Modeling Allowance Prices in the EU ETS (in Korean)” (with Hong, Islee and Hong, Jong Ho),  forthcoming, Kyungna Jae Hak Yeon Gu, September, 2016 
• “Does Media Coverage of a Celebrity Suicide Trigger Copycat Suicides?: Evidence from Korean Cases (with Choi, Yoon-Jung), Journal of Media Economics 29(2), 2016, pp.92-105
• “
Measuring the Weather Risk in Manufacturing and Service Sectors in Korea (in Korean)”, Environmental and Resource Economics Review 24(3), 2015, pp. 551-572.
• “
The Effects of the Allocation and Accounting Methods of GHG Allowances on Firms’ Financial Positions as well as Social Welfare(in Korean)” (with Hong, Inkee), Environmental and Resource Economics Review 24(3), 2015, pp. 499-522.
• “Citizens’ Distrust in Government and Project Implementation in the Public Sector” (with Hong, Jong Ho), Korean Economic Review 30(1), 2014, pp. 25-40.
•  “Citizens’ Trust in Government and Their Willingness-To-Pay.” (with Hong, Jong Ho), Economics Letters 115 (3), 2012, pp.345-347.
• “Testing for Aggregation Bias in Stochastic Frontier Models Employing Regional Data”, Applied Economics Letters 19, 2012, pp.813-821.
• “Detecting Protest Responses”, KDI Journal of Economic Policy 34, 2012.
• “The Influence of Socioeconomic and Environmental Factors on Rural Health Obesity” (with Amarasinghe, A., D’Souza, G., and Brown, C.), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2009.
• “Economic Value of Improving Indoor Air Quality of Subway Stations in Seoul Metropolitan Area”(with Hong, Jong Ho), Journal of Korean Economic Studies 17, 2006.
• “On the First Price Spike in Summer” (with Mount, T.D.), IEEE Computer Society, 2004.
• “Using Software Agents to Supplement Tests Conducted by Human Subjects” (with Mount, T.D.), Computational Methods in Economic Dynamics (Herbert Dawid and Willi Semmler eds.), 2011, Springer Publishers: New York, N.Y.
• A Study on a Green Tax System (with H.W. Yoo and J.H. Nam/written in Korean), Korea Development Institute, 2013.
• A Study on Energy Demand of the Korean Manufacturing Sector (written in Korean), Korea Development Institute, 2012.
• “Environmental Taxing Game”, Ecological Industrial Policies, Korea Development Institute, 2012.
• A Study on the Treatment of Protest Zero Bids in Dichotomous Contingent Valuation Models (with Kim, K.S./ written in Korean), KDI Policy Studies 2011-9, Korea Development Institute, 2012.
• The Durban Platform, A Limited Possibility of Global Action on Climate Change (written in Korean), KDI FOCUS, 2012.

Service (selected)

Board of Editors, Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu, Korean Economic Association, 2012-2013. 2016-present

Board of Editors, Korean Journal of Public Finance. 2016-present

Board of Editors, Korean Economic Studies, 2016-present.

Board of Editors, Environmental and Resource Economics Review, Korean Environmental Economics Association, 2015-2016.

Reviewer Service: the Energy Journal, Climate Policy, Energy Economics, the Korean Economic Review and others.

Green Growth Committee, Prime Minister’s Office, 2016-present

Allocation Committee for the Korean Emission Trading System, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2015-present

Advisory Committee for Tax Policies, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2015-present