- Ph.D. in the Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 2016
Committee: Leeat Yariv (Chair), Federico Echenique, Matthew Shum, Matthew Elliott
B.S. in Mathematics and B.A. in Economics, Yonsei University, 2009
Graduated with Highest Honors (Summa Cum Laude)
Ranked 1st in the Department of Mathematics
Completed Advanced Program in Mathematics
- Kyung Hee University, Department of Economics, Assistant Professor, 2016 - 2018. 8
Publications & Research
Publications (patents, etc.)
- [PUBLICATIONS AND FORTHCOMING PAPERS]
1. "A Model of Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation," Forthcoming in Games and Economic Behavior.
2. "An Economic Model of Friendship and Enmity for Measuring Social Balance on Networks," joint with Kyu-Min Lee and Seungil You, Physica A Vol 488, 2017, pages 205 - 215.
3. "Monopoly Pricing and Diffusion of Social Network Goods," Games and Economic Behavior Vol 102, 2017, papes 162 - 178.
4. "How Food Controls Aggression in Drosophila," joint with DJ Anderson, E Eyjolfsdottir, RS Lim, and P Perona (alphabetical order), PLoS ONE 9(8): e105626.
1. Social Network Formation and Strategic Interaction in Large Networks
2. Do Teaching Practices Affect the Value of Friendship in School? (joint with Syngjoo Choi, Booyuel Kim, Eungik Lee, and Yoonsoo Park)
3. Rationality and Preference Aggregation of Group Decision under Risk (joint with Syngjoo Choi, Booyuel Kim, Minseon Park, and Yoonsoo Park)
4. A Theory of Electoral Fraud and Voter Turnout (joint with Kirill Pogorelskiy and Kota Saito)
5. Network Bottleneck and Speed of Learning (joint with Jin Huang)
6. Collective Environmental Policy Decisions and the Optimal Voting Rule
7. Collective Trauma and Low Birth Weights: Evidence from the Sewol Ferry Tragedy in South Korea (joint with Hyeonmi Ahn, Jeonghyun Kwon, and Changkeun Lee)
[WORK IN PROGRESS]
1. Friendship Paradox and Monopoly Pricing of Social Network Goods (joint with Sang-Hyun Kim)
2. Do International Environmental Conventions Help Reduce Pollution? A Network-Based Approach (joint with Kyu-Min Lee)
- [RESEARCH INTERESTS]
- Applied microeconomic theory: industrial organization and social networks
- Behavioral and experimental economics: charitable giving, cooperation, and revealed preference
- Environmental and resource economics: donation, externalities, and market design
- Political economy: collective decision, election rules, and strategic voting