EMPLOYMENT

■ KIET - Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade, Sejong, Korea
      Associate Research Fellow, August 2016 - present
 

EDUCATION

■ Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
      Ph.D. in Economics, August 2016
      Dissertation: Essays in Applied Mechanism Design
      Advisor: Edward Green
■ Duke University, Durham, NC
      M.A. in Economics, 2008
■ Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
      B.A. in Business Adm. and Minor in Mathematics, 2005   

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

■ Committee Member, Korean Women Economists Association, March 2017 - present
■ Delegate of South Korea to OECD meetings- CIIE (Committee on Industry, Innovation and Entrepreneurship), WPIA (Working Party on Industry Analysis), WPGI (Working Party on Globalization of Industry), October 2016

 

RESEARCH

Research Interests
■ Applied Mechanism Design, Auction theory, Economics of Discrimination, Competition Policy

Working Papers
Discrimination in Organizations: Optimal Contracts and Regulation 
On Monotone Strategy Equilibria in Simultaneous Auctions for Complementary Goods, with Matthew GentryTatiana Komarova, and Pasquale Schiraldi 
■ Simultaneous Auctions for Complementary Goods

Work in Progress
■ Favoritism and Competition Policy : A Mechanism Design Approach

Conference/Seminar Presentations (#: presented by coauthors)
■2017: International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston (IIOC), MA; Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics (SIOE) Conference, New York, NY; Korea’s Allied Economic Associations Annual Meeting, Seoul, Korea; Korea Academic Society of Industrial Organization Summer Meeting, Seoul, Korea

■ 2016: Royal Economic Society PhD Meetings, London, UK; University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK; Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL; Colegio Universitario de Studios Financieros (CUNEF), Madrid, Spain; California State University, Fullerton, CA; Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan; Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade, Sejong, Korea; Korea Economic Research Institute, Seoul, Korea; Korea Information Society Development Institute, Jincheon, Korea; Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Kyoto, Japan; KAEA-KIET Joint Conference, Sejong, Korea; GAMES 2016, World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Maastricht, the Netherlands (#)

■2015: Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA; Georgetown Center for Economic Research Biennial Conference, Washington, DC; PET 15, Association for Public Economic Theory, Luxembourg; International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, NY; Econometric Society World Congress, Montreal, Canada; Symposium of Spanish Economic Association, Girona, Spain

■ 2014: International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, NY; Midwest Economic Theory Meeting, Lawrence, KS

 

TEACHING

 Instructor at Penn State, Spring 2010
     Intermediate Microeconomics (Online course, UG)
Teaching Assistant at Penn State, 2009 - 2013
     Mathematical Economics, Growth and Development, International Economics (UG);
     Health Economics (Master's)
Teaching Assistant at Duke U., Summer 2006
     Managerial Economics (MBA)

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Grants and Fellowships
■ The Crawford Graduate Fellowship in Ethical Inquiry, 2014 - 2015
     Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State
■ Econometric Society World Congress 2015 Travel Grant
■ Graduate Assistantship at Penn State, 2009 - 2014

Research Assistantships
■ Prof. Michael Brandt, Fuqua School of Business at Duke U.
     High-frequency financial data analysis
■ Prof. Ahmed Khwaja, Fuqua School of Business at Duke U.
     Panel data analysis in health economics

Computing Skills
■ Matlab, Mathematica, STATA, R, Python

 

Last updated: August 2017