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Kim, Donghun (김동훈)
Chair of International Trade, Finance and Management
Professor of Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, Cornell University, August 2002
Industrial Organization, Economic Development

82-2-2123-6287 · Room : 608

Professor Donghun KIM received his Ph.D at Cornell University in 2002. His teaching and research areas include Industrial Organization and Economic Development. Before joining the GSIS of Yonsei University, he taught at the University of Connecticut and the International University of Japan. He also worked at the Korean Central Bank as an economist. His current research is focused on the various issues in competition policy and antitrust, energy policy, and economic development
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Cornell University, August 2002
  • B.A in Economics, Yonsei University, February, 1993
Courses and Current Research Area
  • Competition and Industry Analysis
  • Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis
  • Economics of International Development
Academic Publications

Spatial Price Competition and Vertical Contracts in the Korean Retail Gasoline Market (with Kim, HG and Lee, J.Y), 2014, working paper

The Estimation of the Effects of Imported Automobiles on Social Welfare in Korea, 2014, working paper

Korean Dumping and Domestic Market Structure/Power (with Jakubson, J., K.Y Jeong, R.T. Masson), 2014, working paper

Testing Inter-temporal Budget Constraints: Fiscal Sustainability in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan (with Uddin Alma, Makoto Kakinaka), East and West Studies, Vol 26(2), pp.59-86.

Dynamics of Market Power over the Product Life-Cycle: The Case of DRAM Industry (with Osamu Yoshioka), Journal of Korean Economy, 2013, Vol 20(2), pp.161-185

Competitive Effects of Independent Gas Stations (with Kim,H.G, Lee, J.Y), Korean Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012, 20(3), pp.1-21.

An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Employment and Profit among Korean Companies (with Kang, H.B. and Baek, N.K.), 2012, Vol.15(2), pp.1-24.  

Mark-ups and Rent Sharing: The Case of Korean Manufacturing Firms(with Kap-Young Jeong), Global Economic Review, 2012, 41(2), pp.131-145.

An Analysis of the Effects of Mobile Handset Subsidies on Consumer Welfare(with Sungho Choi), Information and Society, December 2011 Vol 21(1), pp.1-24

Dynamics of firm growth and profitability: The Case of Japanese Manufacturing Firms (with  Akihiko Nakano) , Global Economic Review, 2011, Vol.40(1), pp.67-81.

Willingness to Pay for Digital Contents in Japan (with  Philip Sugai), Economics Bulletin, 2010,Vol 30, no.3, pp 1745-1752.

An Empirical Analysis of Market Power in the Dallas-Forth Worth Milk Market, International Area Studies, 2010, 14(3)3, pp.31-53

How Do Remittances Affect Poverty in Developing Countries: A Quantile Regression Analysis (with Neil Moises Serino) forthcoming, Journal of Economic Development.

China's Share of U.S Import and Exchange Rate Pass-through to U.S. Import Prices, (Jianhuan Zhou), China & World Economy, Vol.19(3),  2011, pp.87-104.

Infrastructure and Human Development: The Case of Java, Indonesia (with H.Krushrjanto), Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy.,2011, February, pp.111.-124.

Poverty and Vulnerability: An Examination of Chronic and Transient Poverty in Cambodia, International Area Review, Vol.13(4), pp. 1-23.

Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment?: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach, Journal of Korea Trade, November 2010, pp.29-45.

Exchange Rates, Price Levels, and Inflation Targeting: Evidence from Asian Countries (with W. Prasertnukul and M.Kakinaka), Japan and the World Economy, 22(3), August 2010, pp.173-182.

Long-run Relationship between Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Reserves with a Structural Break: The Case of Mongolia (with B.Khuderchuluum and M. Kakinaka), Comparative Economic Review, 2010, Vol 17(1), 157-185.

Differences in Consumer Loyalty and Willingness to Pay for Service Attributes Across Digital Channels: A Study of the Japanese Digital Content Market (with Philip Sugai), Telecommunications Policy, 32, 2008, pp.480-489.

Cost Pass-Through in the Differentiated Product Markets: The Case of U.S. Processed Cheese (with Ronal W. Cotterill), Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. LV, March 2008 pp32-48,
Demand and Pricing in the U.S Margarine Industry, Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, Vol.6:Iss.1, Article 1(pp.1-17), 2008.
Testing a Profitability-Concentration Relationship: An Empirical Study, Journal of Econometric Analysis of Northeast Asia, Vol.5, No.2, October, 2005.

The Determinants of Inbound Tourism in Laos (with Latsay Phakdisoth), ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Vol.24, No.2, 2007.

Estimation of the Effects of New Brands on Incumbents’ Profits and Consumer Welfare: The U.S. Processed Cheese Market Case, Review of Industrial Organization, November ,2004, Vol 25, Issue 3, pp.275-293.


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