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KAEA Young Scholar Award

Dr. Yongseok Shin
(Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Washington University St. Louis)

Dr. Yongseok Shin received his Ph. D. in economics from Stanford University in 2004. He specializes in macroeconomics and his main areas of research interest include the optimal taxation and development of financial
intermediation. Continue Reading…

KAEA Election 2011

Dear KAEA member:

I am pleased to inform you that the following candidates have been elected. Please join us in congratulating our new Executive Committee and an Advisory Board member.

2011 Executive Committee Members
President-Elect: Dr. Byung-Joo Lee (University of Notre Dame)
Vice-President: Dr. Donghoon Lee (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Secretary General: Dr. Donggyu Sul (University of Texas at Dallas) for the term of 2011-13
Treasurer: Dr. Hyungsik “Roger” Moon (University of Southern California)

Advisory Committee Member
Dr. Hae-shin Hwang (Texas A&M University) for the term of 2011-13

On behalf of KAEA, I appreciate your participation in election, and hope to see you in Denver, Colorado next January.


Sunwoong Kim

KAEA Graduate Student Travel Support Scholarship Winners

Dear 2010-11 KAEA Graduate Student Travel Support Scholarship Winners,

Congratulations on being selected as one of the winners of 2010-11 KAEA Graduate Student Travel Support Scholarship.  The KAEA is very pleased to provide you with the travel support in the amount of $300 plus a lifetime membership of KAEA.  Here is information how and when you pick up the check in Denver, CO.

1. You should pick up the check in person at the Denver ASSA/KAEA meetings from Professor Hyeongwoo Kim, the KAEA Treasurer.  There is no exception.

2. Prof. Hyeongwoo Kim will distribute the checks at the KAEA Business Meeting on January 8, 6:00 p.m. at Silver Room 7, Sheraton Hotel. There will be a brief award ceremony and Prof. Hyeongwoo Kim will inform you more detail in a separate e-mail to you.

3. If your plan to attend the meeting changes, please let Prof. Hyeongwoo Kim at know immediately. Any other inquiries should be directed to Professor Young-Kyu Moh, Chair, The Student Travel Support Scholarship Committee, at

Congratulations again and we look forward to seeing you in Denver, CO, in January 2011.

Recipient List:

Kyu-Chul Jung (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Dongwoo Yoo (Ohio State University)
Kyoung Jin Choi (Washington University in St. Louis)
In Ho Song (Ohio State University)
Minki Kim (University of Chicago)
Bonsoo Koo (London School of Economics)
Frederick Dongchuhl Oh (Washington University in St. Louis)
Jinho Choi (Indiana University)
Min Seong Kim (UC San Diego)
Woonam Seok (Indiana University)
Gihoon Hong (University of Virginia)
Sung-Ha Hwang (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Eun Seok Han (Indiana University)
Se Hoon Bang (Michigan State University)
Beom Tai Kim (SUNY Binghamton)
Heungju Park (Texas A&M University)
Jongwon Shin (Virginia Tech)
Chan Kwon Bae (Indiana University)
Youjin Hahn (UC San Diego)
Chulyoung Kim (UC San Diego)
Hee-Seung Yang (UC San Diego)
Sung Joo Yoon (Indiana University)
Dooyeon Cho (Michigan State University)

KAEA Program at ASSA 2011 (updated) in Denver, CO

Check out the updated KAEA Preliminary Program in Denver, Colorado on January 6-9, 2011.

kaea 2011 program

Biographical Sketch of the Candidate for Election 2011

Candidate for President-Elect
Dr. Byung-Joo Lee ( graduated from Seoul National University with B.A in 1980 and earned Ph.D at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988. His teaching and research area in economics is econometric data analysis. He has written extensively on econometric theories and applied economics. Among his contributions to the econometric theory are non-parametric theory (Econometrica, 1992, Economics Letters, 1994, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 1994), nested Tobit model (Economic Letters, 1992, Review of Economics and Statistics, 1995) and the handling of missing response observations (Applied Economics Letters, 1998, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2000). Continue Reading…

Job Fair

기획재정부에서는 우수한 한국인재들의 국제기구진출을 돕기위해 오는 12월 2일부터 3일까지 서울대학교에서 Job fair를 개최할 예정입니다. 관심이 있는 분들에게 알려주십시요.

첨부파일 (국제금융기구 채용설명회)

Job Openings (OECD)

주OECD 대표부 (대사 : 허경욱)에서는 OECD의 직원채용 정보를 안내해드리고 있습니다.
금번 OECD에서는 Young Professionals Programme 으로 직원을 채용할 예정이며, 12월 6일까지 온라인 신청을 받고 있습니다.  OECD홈페이지의 로 들어가셔서 왼쪽 메뉴중에서 career opportunities 하단의 young professional programs를 클릭해 들어가시면 됩니다.
OECD의 YPP 프로그램은 모든 회원국에게 open되어 있지만, 이번에는 특히 사무국에서 아시아 지역국가들(한국, 일본) 및 최근 신규가입국(칠레, 에스토니아, 슬로베니아, 이스라엘)에서 많은 인재를 채용하기를 희망하고 있습니다. 특히 아시아 지역에 관심이 많다고 하니 한국인 인재들이 많이 지원하는 것이 필요합니다. Continue Reading…