Youngho Kang

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea
E-mail: yhkang@ssu.ac.kr

Education:
Ph.D., Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder, May 2011.
M.A.,  Economics, Sogang University, February 2004.
B.A.,  Economics, Sogang University, February 1997.

Employment:
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Soongsil University, March 2015 - present.
Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute, July 2011 - February 2015.

Research Interests:
International Trade, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics.
 
Publications in International Peer-Reviewed Journals:
[13]  "Instrumental Variable Estimates of the Effect of Management Practice on Firm Performance." (with Jieun Chang). Journal of Labor Research, forthcoming. [link]

[12]  "Immigration and Economic Growth: Do Origin and Destination matter?" (with Byung-Yeon Kim). Applied Economics, Vol. 50 (46), 2018. [link]

[11]  "To Whom does Outward FDI Give Jobs?" (with Unjung Whang). Open Economies Review, Vol. 29 (3), 2018. [link]

[10]  "Delegative Democratic Attitudes: Theory and Evidence from the Asian Barometer Survey." (with Dongwon Lee). International Political Science Review, Vol. 39 (4), 2018. [link]

[9] "Differences in Business R&D Intensity across OECD Countries: the Role of Size-Dependent Regulation." (with Jieun Chang). Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 25 (7), 2018. [link]

[8]  "Job Destruction and the Impact of Imports on Wages in U.S. Manufacturing." Open Economies Review, Vol. 28 (4), 2017. [link]

[7]  "Interaction among New Firm Formation, Privatization, and Business Environment in Transition Countries." (with Byung-Yeon Kim and Jong-Kyu Lee), Seoul Journal of Economics, Vol. 30 (2), 2017. [link]

[6]  "Import Competition and Post-Displacement Wages in Korea: Whom You Trade with Matters." (with Hyejoon Im), B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 16 (4), 2016. [link]
 
[5]  "Is Agglomeration a Free Lunch for New Exporters? Evidence from Chile." Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 97 (1), 2016. [link] 

[4]  "Trade, Labor Market Rigidity and Aggregate Productivity in OECD Countries." Applied Economics, Vol. 47 (6), 2015. [link]
       ▪  Awarded the 2015 Applied Economics Sir Clive Granger Memorial Prize 

[3]  "Social Capital and Entrepreneurship: a Pseudo-Panel Approach." (with Byung-Yeon Kim), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 97, 2014. [link]

[2]  "Public Spending and the Paradox of Supermajority Rule." (with Dongwon Lee and Thomas E. Borcherding), Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 80 (3), 2014. [link]

[1]  "The Informal Economy and the Growth of Small Enterprises in Russia." (with Byung-Yeon Kim), Economics of Transition, Vol. 17 (2), 2009. [link]

Other Publications:
[2]  "Firm Size and Public Policies for Business R&D Expenditures in OECD Countries." 미래성장연구, Vol. 3, 2017.

[1]  "자원시장 슈퍼사이클 분석과 특징" (with 박환일), 농업경제연구, Vol.55 (1), 2014.

Working Papers:
[1]  "How you pay matters: Performance-related pay and Learning by exporting." 

[2]  "Replaced or Reinforced? Outward FDI and Employment Structure within Firms." (with Eunhee Lee)

[3]  "Exports and Jobs: Evidence from Korean Firm-Level Data." (with Unjung Whang)

Work in Progress:
[1]  "R&D."

[2]  "Foreign Ownership."

[3]  "Gender discrimination in South Korea."