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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.

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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…

Job Openings (Hanyang Univ)

Job opening at Hanyang University, Seoul
College of Economics and Finance, Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea seeks candidates for tenure-track positions (assistant or associate professor) in any field in economics and in finance for the academic year of 2011 and 2012.

Job Qualifications:
We accept applications from Ph.D. holders and ABDs expecting to receive Ph.D. degree by May 2011. Priority will be given to the current Ph.D. holders with a good record of research and teaching. Continue Reading…

Job Openings (Sogang Univ)

Department of Economics of Sogang University in Seoul, Korea, invites applications for any field of economics. (1) Tenure track at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor: There are two or three openings, beginning Fall 2011. Candidates for assistant professor rank should expect to have a Ph.D. completed by August 2010. (2) Non-tenure track at the rank of lecturer: There is one opening, beginning Fall 2011. Candidates should expect to have the Ph.D. completed by August 2011. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Teaching will be done in English. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Denver, CO, January 2011. Continue Reading…

KAEA Pictures Wanted

Dear KAEA Memebers:

You may have noticed that KAEA website is being renovated. We are looking for images that can be used at the website.  If you have digital pictures related to the activities of KAEA, such as the previous conferences, please send them to the KAEA webmaster, Dr. Inhyuck Ha (, no later than November 15, 2010.  There will be a $100 prize for the picture chosen for the cover page.

Sunwoong Kim, Ph.D.
KAEA President

Job Openings (SK Research Institute)

SK Research Institute for SUPEX Management
Ph.D. positions open for applicants
Hiring needs : a few
Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics or ABD (Ph.D. expected in 2011)

Job Description: Research in Macro/Micro Economics, Telecommunications Economics
– Current economic trend research, forecasting and analyzing key economic indicators, Economic policy analysis and suggestions.
– General research in telecommunications industry, Regulatory research and strategy planning in specific issues, current industry trend follow ups and strategic analysis.

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