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

Why Do Returns to Experience Differ across Countries?, joint with Hye Mi You

Rising Earnings Risk and Wealth Distribution with Housing, joint with Hye Mi You and Lini Zhang

Analyzing the Effects of the Progressivity of the Income Tax Using a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model, joint with Hye Mi You, submitted

An Analysis of Dual-Earner Couples' Time Choices in Korea, joint with Hye Mi You, submitted

A Structural Change in the Trend and Cycle in Korea, joint with Nam Gang Lee