Academic Position

  • Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Economics, University of Illinois (Aug 2021 - present)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Illinois (Jun 2015 - Aug 2021)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Washington (Sep 2013 -Jun 2015)

Fields of Concentration

Econometric Theory and Applications, Time Series and Financial Econometrics, Probability and Statistics, Machine Learning Methods

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 2013

  • B.A., Economics, Seoul National University, 2005

Citizenship: Republic of Korea (US Permanent Resident)

Address: 1407 W. Gregory Dr., 214 David Kinley Hall, Urbana, IL 61801

Email: jihyung at illinois.edu or i.am.jihyung at gmail.com