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
Economic Development, Urban Economics, Education, and Health
Exams, Districts, and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from South Korea, March 2013, previously circulated as, “Educational Tracking, Residential Sorting, and Intergenerational Mobility”, Willams Economics Department Working Paper Series 2012-8.
Staffing Subsidies and the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (with Andrew Foster), May 2012.
Research in Progress
Long-run Impact of Gasoline Prices (with Nathaniel Baum-Snow)
Impact of Universal Healthcare on Health Utilization and Outcome in Indonesia (with Vernon Henderson)
Humanitarian Aid and Trade (with Will Olney)
Do Agents Respond to Hedonic Price Estimates? (with Yuya Sasaki)
Natural Disasters, Human Capital, and Urbanization
Small Business Loans and the Employment of Small and Large Establishments
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.
U.S.-Korea Scholar-Policymaker Nexus, Mansfield Foundation.
Humanitarian Assistance at the Crossroads, Global Health Initiative and the Watson Institute, Brown University.