Hyun-Soo Choi


KAIST College of Business

85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemoon-gu, Seoul 02455, Korea

hschoi19@kaist.ac.kr        

Phone: (82) 2-9583592 / Fax: (82) 2-9583491                                                                     

Full CV in PDF       


CURRENT POSITION

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, KAIST, Jan 2019 – Present                  

PAST POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Singapore Management University, Jul 2012 – Dec 2018      

EDUCATION

  • Princeton University, Ph.D., Economics, Jun 2012
  • Princeton University, M.A., Economics, May 2008
  • Seoul National University, B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Statistics, Summa cum laude, Feb 2005       
FIELD OF INTEREST 

     Real Estate Economics; Household Finance; Banking; Behavioral Finance                                                       

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Speculating on Home Improvements" (with Harrison Hong, Princeton University and Jose Scheinkman, Princeton University), Journal of Financial Economics, 111 (2014), pp. 609-624  

WORKING PAPERS
  • "Sand States and the US Housing Crisis" (with Harrison Hong, Columbia University and Jeffrey D. Kubik, Syracuse University and Jeffrey P. Thompson, Federal Reserve Board), Apr 2016, NBER working paper No. 19798
    • This paper subsumes some of the material from "When Real Estate is the Only Game in Town".
    • Internet Appendix
  • “The Impact of the Anti-Predatory Lending Laws on Mortgage Volume”, Under revision