Taehyun Ahn

Associate Professor
School of Economics
Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
E-mail: ahn83 at sogang.ac.kr, tahn.83 at gmail.com

Education
Ph.D., Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2008.
M.A., Economics, Sogang University, February 2000.
B.A., Economics, Sogang University, February 1998.

Employment
Faculty, School of Economics, Sogang University, September 2011 
– present,
Faculty, Department of Economics, Kyung Hee University, September 2010 – August 2011.
Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute, August 2008 
 August 2010.
Officer, Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute, February 2000 – May 2002.

Research Interests
Labor Economics, Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship, Economic Demography, Empirical Microeconomics.

Publications
Working Papers /Work in Progress
  • Reemployment Bonuses, Unemployment Duration, and Job Match Quality. R&R, Journal of Public Economics.
  • March of Progress: Are Countries Listening to Different Drummers? (with Lalith Munasinghe, Brendan O’Flaherty, and Tackseung Jun).   
  • Grandparenting and Cognitive Functioning Among Older People: Evidence from Korea (with Kyong Duk Choi)  
Publications in Korean 
  • Impacts of Grandchildren Caregiving on the Health of Grandparents: An Instrumental Variable Approach” (with Kyong Duk Choi), Korean Health Economic Review, 22(3) September 2016.
  • Non-Cognitive Traits and Early Labor Market Outcomes. (with Young-Geun Goh), Journal of Employment and Skill Development, 19(2) August 2016
  • Intergenerational Income Mobility among Daughters in Korea: The Role of Marital Sorting. (with Kilim Choi), Journal of Women and Economics, 12(2) December 2015.   
  • The Effectiveness of the Early Reemployment Bonus: the Role of the Policy Change in 2010, Korean Journal of Labor Economics, 37(4) December 2014.
  • Gender wage gap across the wage distribution in Korea, Korea Review of Applied Economics, 14(1) June 2012.  
  • Employment Status of Men and the Family Formation, Quaterly Journal of Labor Policy, 10(3) September 2010. 
  • Job Loss and Wife’s Labor Supply: Female Labor as an Insurance, Korea Review of Applied Economics, 11(3) December 2009. 

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