성태윤 교수는 현재 연세대학교 상경대학 경제학부 교수로 재직 중이다. 연세대학교 상경대학 경제학과를 졸업(경제학사/석사)하고 , 미국 하버드대학교(Harvard Univ.)에서 경제학박사 학위를 취득했다. 한국개발연구원(KDI) 금융경제팀 연구위원과 한국과학기술원(KAIST) 교수를 역임했다.
한국경제학회/한국금융학회/한국재정학회/한국국제금융학회 등 주요 학회의 이사를 역임했거나 재직 중이고, 국내외 주요 학술지들의 편집위원/편집위원장이기도 하다.
금융발전심의회(정책분과)/노사정위원회(중소기업고용개선)/국민연금투자정책위원회/국민연금 의결권행사전문위원회/고용산재기금운영위원회/금융위원회자체평가위원회 위원 등을 역임했거나 재직 중이며, KAIST 개교35주년 기념 우수교원표창, KAIST 우수강의평가상, 연세대학교 우수강의교수상, 초헌학술상, 한국증권학회 우수논문상 등을 수상했으며 만45세 이전 가장 뛰어난 연구실적을 보인 경제학자에게 수여하는 한국경제학회 청람상 등 여러 학술/교육관련 수상을 했다.
Taeyoon Sung is a leading economist in Financial Economics, International Economics and Macroeconomics. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics at Yonsei University and his Ph.D in Economics at Harvard University. He is currently a Professor of Economics at Yonsei University, after working at Korea Development Institute, a policy research institute and teaching at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has been an active advocate for the importance of financial and fiscal discipline in reducing the risk factors of global economy after the financial crisis. His research focuses on the role of financial investment in international financial system, the effect of tax system on the economic growth, the financial policy for systematic stabilization of the economy, foreign investor behavior, and monetary policy in the global economic environment. He has been serving as a director at many prestigious Economics Associations in Korea, including the Korean Economics Association, Korea International Economic Association, the Korean Association of Public Finance, Korea Money and Finance Association and Korea International Finance Association. He is also serving on the editorial boards of several Economics and Finance journals and has published his academic works in numerous internationally renowned journals. He served or has served as a committee member in Economic and Social Development Commission, Financial Development Committee, Self-Review Committee of Financial Supervisory Commission, National Pension Fund’s Voting Rights Expert Committee, and the Employment and Accident Insurance Fund Investment Policy Committee. He was also awarded for his excellence in academic research and teaching, as he received the award for excellent faculty member in the Memory of KAIST 35 Years, Yonsei Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, and other various academic awards. Morea notably, he received the ‘CheongRam’ Award of the Korean Economic Association that is given to an Economist under the age of 45 with the most outstanding academic research record.