The core staff are economic scientists. We deal with various social and economic science issues, especially on public policy and risk management. Economics is the center of our research, but we have been trying to expand our research to other disciplines, such as, business administration, data science, psychology, and public administration. See below CVs and short bio for three core staff members and their interdisciplinary collaboration.
Sunghee Choi is the founding director of the EPRC and in the Faculty of Economics and Commerce at Keimyung Univ. He has been serving as an energy policy advisor for various pubic agencies, such as, Prime Minister's Office of Rep. of Korea, Ministry of Industry and Energy, Korea Energy Economics Institute, etc. Using econometric techniques and experimental methods, Prof. Choi attempts to better understand behavior of energy market participants and policy makers. His current works focus on using eye-tracking experiment to discover intrinsic incentive of the market participants. . Please see his CV for more information.
Youngshin Kim is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Commerce at Keimyung University. His research interests include experimental public choice and behavioral economics. Before joining Keimyung University, he worked as a research fellow at Korea Economic Research Institute while advising government policy in Office for Government Policy Coordination, Prime Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Ministry of Health and Welfare. He received his Ph.D. in economics fom George Mason University. Fore more information on Prof. Kim, please click his CV.
Ki-Dong Lee is Emeritus Professor of Economics and International Commerce at Keimyung University. He is one of the leading economists in Korea with significant contributions to the areas of international economics, regional economics, and game theory. He is the author and co-author of more than 68 refereed articles which have been published in the world-class journals, such as Journal of International Economics, Manchester School, Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, etc. Also, Prof. Lee has served in many professional appointments, including as the president of the Korean Economic and Business Association and the Korea-Japanese Economics and Management Association. He has been serving as an Associate Editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science. Fore more information on Prof. Lee, please click his CV.
Min-Wook Hwang is a technical research assistant with expertise in software engineering. He is interested in various programming language. His primary mission in the Center is to develop eye-tracking experiment system. He has been awared several government-sponsored grants for eye-tracking projects in Korea.