ECONOMIC SCIENTISTS IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER DISCIPLINES


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

Founding Director

Sunghee Choi, Ph.D.

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.

2010~Present
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, Keimyung Univ.


2008-2020
Editorial Board, Korea Energy Economic Review


2015-2016
Visiting Research Scholar, Claremont Graduate Univ.


2008-2009
‌Senior Research Staff, Prime Minister's Office of Rep. of Korea


2018-2019
General Advisory Board, Clean Energy Master Plan City of Busan, Korea


2005-2010
Associate Research Fellow, Korea Energy Economics Institute
 
 
 
 

Youngshin Kim

senior Research fellow

Youngshin Kim, Ph.D.

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.

2001
Visiting Scholar, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C. USA

2011-2016
Public Policy Advisor, Prime Minister's Secretariat, Rep. of Korea


2014-2015
Committee Member, Ministry of Interior and Safety, Rep. of Korea


2015-2016
Special Advisor, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Rep. of Korea


2010-2017
Research Fellow, Korea Economic Research Institute


2017-present
Assistant Professor of Economics and Int'l Commerce, Keimyung Univ.

 
 
 
 

Ki-Dong Lee

senior Research fellow

Ki-Dong Lee, Ph.D.

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.

1994-1995 
Full-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi Univ., Japan

1995-1996
Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET), Rep. of Korea
1997-2021
Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Dept. of International Commerce, Keimyung Univ., Rep. of Korea
2004-2005
Visiting Professor, Dept. of Economics, Univ. of Washington, USA.


2021-present
Emeritus Professor, Major in International Commerce, Keimyung Univ. Rep. of Korea,

 
 
 
 
 
 

min-wook hwang

technical research assistant

Min-Wook Hwang

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.

2017
Creative Software R&D Contest Exhibit: Eye-Tracking Technology Development
2017
Frontier Ventures and Start-ups: Automatic Data Analytic Tools with Eye-Tracking
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Selected Alumni:
Name (First Placement)
2018-2021
Serin Kim (Expected at Dec. 2021) / Myung-Hak Cheon (Expected at Dec 2021)
2018-2020
Horim Shin (Pyeong Hwa Automotive Co.)
2015-2019
Dong-Jin Kim (Silkroad  Group) / Sang-Beom Ha (Daegu Credit Union) 
2014-2018
MD Abdus Salam (Ministry of Education, Bangladesh) / Sung-Bin Park (Woori Bank)
2013-2015
Gahee Kim (Yuhan Corporation) / Bobae Kwon (Daegu Manufacturing Start-up)
2012-2014
Byung-Wook Ha (LG-Lucem Corporation)