Byoung Hoon Seok
Assistant Professor
52 Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu
Seoul, 03760, Republic of Korea


Emailbhseok [at]

Citizenship: Korean (South Korea), US Permanent Resident

Fields of Interests: International Economics, Macroeconomics, and Housing



  • Title: Essays on International Macroeconomic Aspects of Saving, Housing, and Labor Supply
  • Advisor: Mark A. Aguiar

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


Explaining the Evolution of the U.S. Housing Market, joint with Hye Mi YouMacroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming

Wage Volatility and Changing Patterns of Labor Supply, joint with Jay H. Hong and Hye Mi YouInternational Economic Review, forthcoming [Appendix]

Working Papers

Growth and Global Imbalances: The Role of Learning-by-Exporting, revise and resubmit at International Economic Review 

Migration Restrictions: Implications on Human Capital, Output, and Welfare, joint with Jingchao Li and Hye Mi You [Slides available upon request]

Why Do Returns to Experience Differ across Countries?, joint with Hye Mi You [Slides available upon request]

Rising Earnings Risk and Wealth Distribution with Housing, joint with Hye Mi You and Lini Zhang [Slides available upon request]