YongSLee

 

Yong Suk Lee

Assistant Professor of Economics

Department of Economics
Williams College
Schapiro Hall Room 205
24 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267

Yong.S.Lee@williams.edu

Phone: (413) 597-4375
Fax: (413) 597-4045

Curriculum Vitae

Education
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 with emphasis on entrepreneurship, education, and health.
Urban economics with emphasis on regional growth, infrastructure, energy, and housing.
International economics with emphasis on economic sanctions, disasters, aid, and trade

Research Papers

Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses, and Economic Growth in Cities

Countering Sanctions: The Unequal Geographic Impact of Economic Sanctions in North Korea

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations (with Vernon Henderson), Economic Development and Cultural Change, forthcoming. Online Appendix to the paper. Older NBER Working Paper 17707.  [Media Coverage] : The Huffington Post

How Sensitive are Sales Prices to Online Price Estimates in the Real Estate Market? (with Yuya Sasaki)

School Districting and the Origins of Residential Land Price Inequality, revision requested by the Journal of Housing Economics.

Exams, Districts, and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from South Korea, conditionally accepted at Labour Economics.

Staffing Subsidies and the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (with Andrew Foster), revision requested by the Journal of Health Economics.

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)

Gasoline Price and Urban Form (with Nathaniel Baum-Snow)

Female Executive Power

Entrepreneurship and Intergenerational Economic Mobility across Cities

Impact of Universal Healthcare on Health Utilization and Outcome in Indonesia (with Jeff Tanner)

Other Links

Center for Development Economics Conference on Urbanization and Development

U.S.-Korea Scholar-Policymaker Nexus, Mansfield Foundation.

Humanitarian Assistance at the Crossroads, Global Health Initiative and the Watson Institute, Brown University.