Hee Kwon Seo ("Samuel")
Research Economist, World Bank
Ph.D. Economics, Chicago Booth
A.B. Applied Mathematics, Harvard

About me

I am an economist at the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) group under the Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) of the World Bank.

I received my PhD at the University of Chicago advised by Michael Greenstone (chair), Marianne Bertrand, Canice Prendergast, and Michael Dinerstein.

CV (PDF)Contact

Working Papers and Research in Progress

Fellowships and Awards
  • 2013-20: Chicago Booth Ph.D. Scholarship and Research Funding Support
  • 2017-19: Katherine Dusak Miller Ph.D. Fellowship
  • 2013: James and Catheleen Stone Prize for best senior thesis in environmental and energy economics
  • 2012: PRIMO Fellowship
  • 2012: Harvard College Scholarship

Volunteer Experience
  • 2014-20: HOPAN (church for homeless neighbors in Uptown, Chicago), Volunteer

Other Employment
  • 2009-11: Republic of Korea Army, honorably discharged in the rank of Sergeant


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