Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Activities

  • Civilian committee member, Advisory Council on Fiscal Policy, The Ministry of Strategy and Finance(MOSF), 2016.3.22~2018.3.21
  • Outside director, Boar of Directors, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), 2012.5.14-2014.5.13
  • Outside director, Boar of Directors, National Research Foundation of Korea, 2011.6.26-2013.6.23
  • Advisor to Monetary Policy at the Bank of Korea, 2007.8.30-2012.1.19

  • Advisor to the Macroprudential Analysis at the Financial Supervisory Service, 2008.2-2010.1

  • Outside director, Korea Housing Finance Corporation, 2009.5.29.-2011.5.28
  • Vice President, The Korean Association of Trade and Industry Studies, 2012.1.1-2012.12.30 

  • President, The European Union Studies Association of Korea, 2011.1.1-2011.12.31

  • Director, the Association of Korean Economic Studies, 2010.1.1-2010.12.31

  • Director, Korean International Economic Association, 2007.3.1-2011.2.28

  • Director and Editor, The European Union Studies Association of Korea, 2010.1.1-2011.12.31

  • Chief Editor in International Economics Division, Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu, The Korean EconomicAssociation, Korea, 2001-2005

  • Editor, Mu Yuk Hak Hoe Ji, Korea Trade Research Association, Korea, 2004-2005

  • Member, Korean Economic Association

  • Member, International Finance Research Group, 1993-present

  • Member, Korea's Official Pool of International Economists, Korea Institute for International EconomicPolicy(KIIEP), 1998.1.1.-present



Thursday, September 10, 2009

Research

(Articles, SSCI)

"The Internet, R&D Expenditure and Economic Growth"
coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, Applied Economics Letters, 2017.
FORTHCOMING

"Does an Economically Active Population Matter in Housing Prices?" coauthored with Hojin Jung, Applied Economics Letters, 2016. 
FORTHCOMING


"The Euro Bias of Bank Assets in the Euro Zone," coauthored with Kyungsun Park, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 50, Supplement 5, pp. 172-185. September-October 2014.

 "Information and Capital Flows Revisited: the Internet as a Determinant of Transactions in Financial Assets," coauthored with Dong-Eun Rhee, Yonghyup Oh, Economic Modelling 40, 2014. pp. 191-198. 

"The Effect of the Internet on Service Trade", Economics Letters 109, 2010. pp. 102-104. NEW

"The Effect of the Internet on Economic Growth," Coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, Economics Letters 105, 2009. pp. 39-41.

"Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Domestic Income Inequality? " Applied Economics Letters 13(12), Oct. 10, 2006, pp. 811-814.

"A GMM test of the Precautionary Saving Hypothesis with Nonnexpected-Utility Preferences," Coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, Applied Economics 38(1), Jan. 20, 2006, pp. 71-78.

"The Effect of the Internet on Inflation: Panel Data Evidence," Coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, Journal of Policy Modeling 27(7), October 2005, pp. 885-889.

"Foreign Direct Investment and Income Convergence," Applied Economics (SSCI) 36(10), June 2004. pp. 1045-1049.

"Does the Internet Stimulate Inward FDI?" Journal of Policy Modeling (SSCI) Jun. 2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, pp. 319-326.

"Linder Hypothesis Revisited," Applied Economics Letters (SSCI) Vol. 9, No. 9, Jul. 15, 2002. pp 601-605.

(Articles, SCOPUS)

"Does the euro increase the foreign direct investment in the real estate industry? Evidence from German case", coauthored with Kyungsun Park, Journal of European Real Estate Research Vol. 5 Iss. 1, 2012.4, 88-100.


(Articles in KRF-registered Journals-English)



"The Internet and Corruption: Evidence from Cross-Country Panel Data," coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, Korean Corruption Studies Review Vol. 18, No. 4, 2013. 12. pp. 73-80. New

"Does the Internet affect Bank Profitability?: Evidence form Cross-Country Panel Data," Journal of Finance and Knowledge Studies Vol. 9, No. 1, 2011. 4, pp. 119-129.

"Does Bilateral Trade Lead to Income Convergence? Panel Evidence (In English)," Journal of Economic Development Vol. 34, No. 1, 2009. 6, pp. 71-79.

"Exchange Rate Regimes and International Reserves (In English)," coauthored with Seung-Gwan Baek(HongikUniv.), Korean Economic Review Vol. 24, No. 1, The Korean Economic Association, Summer 2008,pp. 105-129.

"Does Exchange Rate Volatility have a Precautionary Saving Effect on the Current Account?The Korean Case (In English)," coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, International Studies Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2008. pp. 37-45.

"Portfolio Flow Volatility and Demand for International Reserves (In English)," coauthored with Seung-Gwan Baek (Hongik Univ.), Seoul Journal of Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2, Institue of EconomicResearch, Seoul National University, 2006. Summer, pp. 199-214.

"Japanese Asset Prices, Yen-Dollar Exchange Rates and Currency Crisis in Korea (In English),"coauthored with Gang-Soo Jun, Dong-Geun Han, Korean Economic Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, TheKorean Economic Association, 2001. 12. pp. 271-286.

(Articles in KRF-registered Journals-Korean)

"Causes of Deposit Maturity Shortening of  Korean Financial Institutions and Policy Suggestions for Improvement (In Korean)," Journal of Finance and Knowledge Studies Vol. 12 No. 1, 2014.4. 3-27.New

"Real Estate Prices and Profitability of Mutual Savings Bank(English Abstract in the end)" coauthoredwith Jong-Kil An, Journal of Money & Finance, 22(3), Korea Money and Finance Association & Korea Institute of Finance, September 2008, pp. 143-174, NEW

"The Effects of IT Investment on the Performance of Korean Banks(In Korean)," coauthored withSangjoon Jun, Jong-Kil An, Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu, 53(4), The Korean Economic Association, 2005. 12. pp. 5-44.

"Foreigner's Stock Trading and Stock Return Volatility in Korea (In Korean)" Journal of Economic Studies, 23(2), The Korean Economic and Business Association, June 2005. pp. 45-69.

"Foreign Exchange Electronic Broking System (EBS) and Exchange Rate Volatility (In Korean)," Kukje Kyungje Yongu, The Korean International Economic Association, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2005. 4.pp. 17-48.

"Do Increases in IT Investments Improve Bank Profitability? (In Korean)," Coauthored with Jong-KilAhn, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 22, No. 4, The Korean Economic And BusinessAssociation·The Korean National Economic Association, 2004.12. pp. 25-56.

"Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment to Korea (In Korean)," Kukje Kyungje Yongu, The KoreanInternational Economic Association, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2004. 4. pp. 49-68.

"Internet stock trading and stock price volatility in Korea (In Korean)," Coauthored with Dong Gun Han(Youngnam University), Jong Doo Kim (Catholic University of Daegu), Kukje Kyungje Yongu, TheKorean International Economic Association, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2003. 12. pp. 235-257.

"Japanese Bank Lending and Currency Crisis in Thailand (In Korean)," coauthored with Gang-SooJun, Dong-Geun Han, International Area Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2, International Area StudiesAssociation, December 2002. 12. pp. 127-146.

"Uncertainty and Current Account in Korea (In Korean)," coauthored with Myung Hoon Yi, KukjeKyungje Yongu, The Korean International Economic Association, Vol. 7, No. 3, December 2001. pp. 1-21.

"Signaling Effect of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Korea (In Korean)," Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu, Vol. 49, No. 2, The Korean Economic Association, June 2001. pp. 59-86.

"The Effect of Exchange Rate Fluctuations on the Import Prices (In Korean)," Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu,Vol. 48, No. 4, The Korean Economic Association, 2000. 12. pp. 57-81.

"Uncertainty and Precautionary Savings in Korea-A Test for the Uncertainty Hypothesis of Consumption (In Korean)," Coauthored with Myong Hoon Yi (Myong Ji University), Kyong Je Hak Yon Gu, Vol. 48, No. 2, The Korean Economic Association, 2000. 6. pp. 1-21.

"Launching Euro and Possibilities of Yen Bloc Formulation: Its Impact on Korean Economy (InKorean),"Korean Journal of EU Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, EUSA-Korea, 1999. 9. pp. 72-113.

"Exchange Rates, Exchange Rate Volatility and Investment in Korea: An Empirical Investigation (In Korean)," Economic Analysis, Vol. 5, No. 3, The Bank of Korea, 1999. 9. pp. 110-130.

"Foreign Exchange Intervention and Exchange Rate Stability in Korea (In Korean)," Coauthored withSeungho Lee and Yeongseop Rhee, International Economic Research(In Korean), Vol. 4, No. 2, TheKorea International Economic Association, 1998. 8. pp. 49-68.

"Speculative Attack Theory and Currency Crisis in Korea (In Korean)," Economic Analysis, Vol. 4, No. 2, The Bank of Korea, 1998. 6. pp. 123-157.

"How do Bilateral Exchange Rates Affect Korean-U.S. and Korean-Japanese Trade? (In Korean),"Economic Analysis, Vol. 4, No. 1, The Bank of Korea, 1998. 3. pp. 150-177.

"The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations on Production and Employment (In Korean)," EconomicAnalysis, Vol. 3, No. 2, The Bank of Korea, 1997. 5. pp. 72-102.

"A Review on The Possibility of East Asian Economic Bloc (In Korean)," Economic Analysis, Vol. 2,No. 3, The Bank of Korea, 1996. 8. pp. 59-87.

"Dynamic Effects of Sterilized Foreign Exchange Intervention on Money (In Korean)," EconomicAnalysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, The Bank of Korea, 1995. 8. pp. 69-101.

(Etcetera)

"Ease of Doing Business and Foreign Direct Investment Flows," Asia-Pacific Journal of EU STUDIES, Volume 6, Nmber 1/2, Summer/Winter 2008. pp. 55-60.

"The Effect of Stock Price Fluctuations on Consumption (In Korean)," Monthly Bulletin 1999. 4.,Coauthored with Bumho Lee, The Bank of Korea, 1999. 4. pp. 3-14.

"Speculative Attack Theory and Currency Crisis in Korea (In English)," Economic Papers,Vol. 2, No. 1, The Bank of Korea, 1999. 5. pp. 68-101.

"The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations on Production and Employment (In English)," EconomicPapers, Vol. 1, No. 1, The Bank of Korea, 1998. 1. pp. 148-176

"On the Effectiveness of Sterilized Foreign Exchange Intervention (In Korean)," Monetary andEconomic Research, No. 72, The Bank of Korea, 1994. 6.

(Working paper)

"Currency blocs and cross-border investment," coauthored with Shang-Jin Wei(Columbia University)," feafmc Working Paper, No. 4, Forum on East Asian Financial and Monetary Cooperation, February 2004.

Education and Career

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Economics Department, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas Dissertation: "Redistribution and International Economics: Theory and Evidence."(Supervisor: Professor Stephen P. Magee)
    Major: International Finance, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Korean Economy
  • B.A. in Economics, Economics Department, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • Kyungbuk Highschool, Daegu, Korea
  • Dean, College of Social Science, Myongji University, 2015.8.1-present
  • Dean, Graduate School of Social Works, Myongji University, 2015.11.6-present
  • Dean, Institute of Continuing Education, Myongji University, 2011.8.1-2015.7.31
  • Professor, Department of Economics, Myongji University, 2010.4-present
  • Vice Dean, Bangmok College of Basic Education, Myongji University, 2007.9-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Myongji University, 2005.4-2010.3
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Myongji University,2003.3-2005.3
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Catholic University of Daegu, 2000.3-2003.2
  • Senior Economist, Research Department, The Bank of Korea, 1999.5-2000.2
  • Economist, Research Department, The Bank of Korea, 1998.5-1999.5
  • Economist, Institute for Monetary and Economic Research, The Bank of Korea, 1993.6-1998.5
  • Economist, Research Department, Statistics Department, Credit Control Department & Financial Supervision Department (Currently Financial Supervisory Service), The Bank of Korea, 1988-1990