Jungmin Lee
Current Positions:

School of Economics
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
Research Fellow
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) at Bonn, Germany

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas at Austin in 2004.
  • M.A., Economics, Seoul National University, 1999.
  • B.A., International Economics, Seoul National University, 1996.
Previous Academic Positions:
  • Professor, School of Economics, Sogang University, September 2015 to February 2016.
  • Associate Professor, School of Economics, Sogang University, September 2010 to August 2015.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Florida International University, September 2007 to August 2010.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, September 2004 to August 2007.

Research Interests: 

        Labor, Law & Economics, Applied Micro, Experimental Economics.

Professional Service:
  • Co-editor, Korean Economic Review, 2016-present.
  • Co-editor, Korean Journal of Applied Economics (응용경제), 2016-present.
  • Editorial board, Korea and the World Economy, 2011-present.
  • Editorial board, Journal of Market Economy (시장경제연구), 2014-2016.
  • Editor, Korean Journal of Labor Economics (노동경제논집), 2014-Feb. 2016.
  • Editorial board, Korean Economic Review, 2015-Feb 2016.
  • Editorial board, Korean Journal of Economic Research (경제학연구), 2011-2014.
  • Editorial board, Korean Journal of Applied Economics (응용경제), 2011-2014.
  • Editorial board, Korean Journal of Labor Economics (노동경제논집), 2012-2013.

Selected Publications:
  • Who Is Sitting Next to You? Peer Effects inside the Classroom (with Sok Chul Hong). Quantitative Economics. 2017.
  • Can Working Hour Reduction Save Workers? (with Yong Kwan Lee). Labour Economics, 2016.
  • Inspection Technology, Detection and Compliance: Evidence from Florida Restaurant Inspection (with Ginger Jin). RAND Journal of Economics. 2014.
  • Long-Run Impact of Traumatic Experience on Attitudes toward Risk (with Albert Young-Il Kim). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2014.
  • A Gift of Time (with Daiji Kawaguchi and Daniel Hamermesh). Labour Economics. 2013.
  • The Impact of A Mandatory Cooling-off Period on Divorce. Journal of Law & Economics, 2013.
  • Aggregate Impacts of a Gift of Time (with Daiji Kawaguchi and Daniel Hamermesh). American Economic Review, P&P, 2012.
  • Sibling Size and Investment in Children's Education: An Asian Instrument. Journal of Population Economics, 2008.
  • Stressed Out on Four Continents: Time Crunch or Yuppie Kvetch? (with Daniel Hamermesh). Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007.
  • Sex Preferences and Fertility in South Korea during the Year of the Horse (with Myungho Paik). Demography, 2006.