Department of Economics
4400 Vestal Parkway E.
Binghamton, NY 13902
Phone: (607) 777-7356
M.A., Economics, Cornell University (2006) and Seoul National University (2001).
M.S., Statistics, Cornell University (2007)
B.S., Aerospace engineering / economics, Magna cum laude, Seoul National University (1997)
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Binghamton University, 2013~PresentAssistant Professor, Department of Consumer Science, Purdue University, 2010~2013
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, 2008~2010
Economist, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Washington D.C., 2007~2008
Research Assistant, Risk Analysis Division, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury (Part time), 2005~2007
Information Theory for Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Diffusion Models (forthcoming in Journal of Econometrics).Geometry of the Log-Likelihood Ratio Statistic in Misspecified Models (with N. Kiefer), Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 141 (6), 2091-2099, 2011.
Expert Information and Nonparametric Bayesian Inference of Rare Events (forthcoming in Bayesian Analysis).
An Asymptotic Analysis of Likelihood-Based Diffusion Model Selection Using High Frequency Data (with Minsoo Jeong and Joon Y. Park), Journal of Econometrics, 178 (3), 539-557, 2014.
Improving Robust Model Selection Tests for Dynamic Models (with N. Kiefer), Econometrics Journal, 13(2), 177-204, 2010.
Development and Validation of Credit Scoring Models (with D. Glennon, E. Larson, and N. Kiefer), Journal of Credit Risk, 4(3), 41-101, 2008.
Robust Nonnested Testing and Demand for Money (with N. Kiefer), Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 26, 9-17, 2008.
Software Evaluation: EasyReg International (with N. Kiefer), International Journal of Forecasting, 21, 609-616, 2005.
Proposal review for the National Science Foundation.
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economic Modelling, Journal of Econometrics (2), Journal of Credit Risk.
Department and university service:
Binghamton University: Graduate placement director (2013-2016), Faculty recruiting committee (2013-2015), Graduate program committee (2013-2014), Co-chair of graduate admissions (2013-2014), Department seminar organizer ( 2014-2016), Department executive committee (2014-2015).
Purdue University: Chronic disease research interest group committee (Purdue, 2010-2011), Recruiting committee (Purdue, 2010-2012), Department seminar organizer (2011-2012), Instructor for Learning Communities for first-year students (2011).
Binghamton University - Economic Statistics (Graduate), Topics in Time Series (Graduate), Risk Management and Insurance (Undergraduate).
Purdue University - Risk Management (Undergraduate), Investment (Undergraduate), Global Consumer (Undergraduate).
Texas A&M University - Introduction to Econometrics (Undergraduate), Topics in Time Series (Graduate).
Cornell University - Introduction to Macroeconomics, Graduate Econometrics II, Introduction to Statistics.
Seoul National University - Graduate Economic Statistics, Econometrics.
Yang-young Foundation Scholarship, 2002.
Yong-am Foundation Scholarship, 1993-1996.
Magna cum laude, 1997.