Jihee Kim

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KAIST Bldg. N5 #2108,
291 Daehakro
(373-1 Guseong-dong),
Yuseong-gu, Daejeon,
305-701, South Korea
TEL +82-42-350-4915

Last update: Dec. 22, 2017
Assistant Professor of Economics @ KAIST
School of Business and Technology Management, College of Business
Economics Minor Program (Undergraduate)

***My Ph.D. student Yonghwan Jo is on the finance job market this year***

If you're interested in the Economics Minor Program, you're welcomed to join our facebook group.

A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality (with Chad Jones)
Forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy
The Effect of the Top Marginal Tax Rate on Top Income Inequality
Ideas and Non-Balanced Economic Growth
The Impact of Chinese Interbank Linquidity Risk on Global Commodity Markets (with Yonghwan Jo (KAIST) and Francisco Santos (NHH))
Bargaining Power Changes and CEO Pay Inequality (in progress, with Eun-Young Ko (KAIST))
The Effect of Government Intervention in Market Prices: the Case of Korean Retail Gasoline Markets (in progress, with Sukwoong Choi, Jaeyeon Kim, and Wonjoon Kim)

Interdisciplinary Work

  • with Chang Won Lee (KAIST CS/Econ), Jonghyuk Jung (KAIST ID), Eun-Young Ko (KAIST Math/Econ), Songyi Blair Han (KAIST EE/Econ), Sungchul Lee (KAIST Tech. Mgmt.), Nam Wook Kim (Harvard CS), and Juho Kim (Stanford)
  • Supported by the KAIST High-Risk High-Return Program (HRHRP) in 2014 and the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at KAIST in 2015
Nam Wook Kim, Jonghyuk Jung, Eun-Young Ko, Songyi Han, Chang Won Lee, Juho Kim, Jihee Kim
CSCW 2016
Juho Kim, Eun-Young Ko, Jonghyuk Jung, Chang Won Lee, Nam Wook Kim, Jihee Kim
CHI 2015 [Best of CHI Honorable Mention]
Nam Wook Kim, Chang Won Lee, Jonghyuk Jung, Eun-Young Ko, Juho Kim, Jihee Kim
CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts
Nam Wook Kim, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim, Chang Won Lee, Eun-Young Ko, Jonghyuk Jung
CHI 2015 Workshop on Researching Gamification
[Other Projects]
Hongjun Lim, Choongho Chung, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim, Sue Moon, Meeyoung Cha
WWW 2017 Workshop on Social News On the Web
Juho Kim, Amy X. Zhang, Jihee Kim, Robert C. Miller, Krzysztof Z. Gajos
UIST 2014
  • Spring: ECN 301/MSB 301 Econometrics (Undergraduate), ECN 312 Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
  • Fall: Macroeconomic Theory (Graduate)
My Research Group
  • Yonghwan Jo (5th yr Ph.D.) studies commodity markets. He is a recipient of the highly selective NRF Global Ph.D. Fellowship (USD 75K/3yrs, 2013~).
  • Minsung Kim (4th yr Ph.D.) studies the effect of industry R&D structures on the national productivity growth. He is also a recipient the hightly selective NRF Global Ph.D. Fellowship (USD 50K/2yrs, 2015~).
  • Hyunyoung Oh (3rd yr Ph.D.) studies the Korean energy sector.
  • Sungchul Lee (3rd yr Ph.D., co-advised by Juho Kim) is working on microNGO.
  • Seongbin Simon Yun (1st yr MS) is working on designing an information nudge to promote charitable giving.
  • Alumni
  • Junhyun Sung (MS) studied determinants of preference for redistribution.