Sunwoong KimSunwoong Kim


Co-Editor, International Economic Journal

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 866
Phone: 414-229-6924
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Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.C.R.P., Harvard University
B.S., M.A., Seoul National University

Research Interests:

Urban and Regional Economics, Economic Development

Selected Publications:

"Private Tutoring and the Demand for Education in South Korea," Economic Development and Cultural Change, 58(2), 2010: 259-96 (with Ju-Ho Lee).

"Modeling the Korean Chonsei Lease Contract," Real Estate Economics, 31(1), 2003: 53-74 (with Brent Ambrose).

"Electoral Dimensions of Factional Competition in Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, 1958-1990," The European Journal of Political Research, 42(1), January, 2003: 107-134 (with Eric Browne).

"Long-term Appreciation of Single-family Home Prices in Milwaukee Neighborhoods," Urban Geography, 23(4), 2003: 212-231.

"Does Anybody Who Works Here Look Like Me?: Mortgage Lending, Race, and Lender Employment," Social Science Quarterly, 76(4), December 1995: 821-838 (with Gregory Squires).

"Search, Hedonic Proces, and Housing Demand," The Review of Economics and Statistics, 74(3), August 1992: 503-508.

"Labor Specialization and the Extent of the Market," Journal of Political Economy, 97, 1989: 692-705.