at Williams College
Department of Economics
Schapiro Hall Room 205
24 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267
M.A., Ph.D., Economics, Brown University, 2008, 2012
M.P.P., Public Policy, Duke University, 2007
B.S., M.S., Architecture, Seoul National University, 1999, 2001
Research and Teaching Areas
Economic Development, Urban Economics, Health, and Education
Staffing Subsidies and the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (with Andrew Foster), revision requested by the Journal of Health Economics.
Exams, Districts, and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from South Korea, revision requested by Labour Economics.
Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations (with Vernon Henderson), under review. Older NBER Working Paper 17707. [Media Coverage] : The Huffington Post
Do Medicaid Wage Pass-through Payments Increase Nursing Home Staffing? (with Z. Feng, S. Kuo, O. Intrator, A. Foster, and V. Mor), Health Services Research, 45(3): 728-747.
Research in Progress
Humanitarian Aid and Trade (with Will Olney)
Do Agents Respond to Hedonic Price Estimates? (with Yuya Sasaki)
Gasoline Price and Urban Form (with Nathaniel Baum-Snow)
Public Transportation and Healthcare Utilization: The Gender Gap in Urban and Rural Indonesia
Impact of Universal Healthcare on Health Utilization and Outcome in Indonesia (with Jeff Tanner)
U.S.-Korea Scholar-Policymaker Nexus, Mansfield Foundation.
Humanitarian Assistance at the Crossroads, Global Health Initiative and the Watson Institute, Brown University.