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, Public Finance,

                                Housing Markets, and Chinese Economy



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

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


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

Explaining the Evolution of the U.S. Housing Market, joint with Hye Mi YouMacroeconomic Dynamics, 23(2), pp. 568-589, 2019.

Analyzing Changes in Korean Tax Revenue since the Asian Financial Crisis, joint with Hye Mi YouJournal of Market Economy (in Korean), 48(1), pp.1-42, 2019.

An Analysis of Dual-Earner Couples' Time Choices in Korea, joint with Hye Mi You, Journal of Women and Economics (in Korean), 15(4), pp.1-23, 2019.

An Economic Analysis of the Progressivity of Income Taxes Using a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model, joint with Hye Mi YouJournal of Economic Theory and Econometrics (in Korean), 29(4), pp.16-60, 2018.

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

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

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

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