Youngho Kang

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea

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

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."