Hyunjoo Yang


Hyunjoo Yang is an Associate Professor of Economics at Sogang University in South Korea. His primary research focus is on the development and growth of Korea. In addition, he specializes in using spatial data and machine learning techniques to extract economic statistics, such as historical maps and satellite images. He actively collaborates with researchers from various disciplines, including computer science, economics, geography, hospitality management, political science, and public policy.

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Research Interests

Development and growth issues of South Korea

Current Position

Associate Professor

College of Economics

Sogang University, South Korea

서강대학교 경제대학 부교수 양현주

Email: hyang (at) sogang.ac.kr

Affiliated faculty

Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence

Sogang University


PhD in Economics, Brown University 2016

MSc in Economics, London School of Economics 2010

BA in Trade and Commerce, Incheon National University 2008