Candidate for President-Elect
Dr. Byung-Joo Lee (http://economics.nd.edu/the-faculty/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). For applied work, he investigated the industry structure of the electric utility companies (Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1995). Recently, he has turned his research interest into the international financial economics, publishing papers in the Review of International Economics (2011), Journal of International Money and Finance (2010), Journal of Applied Economics (2007), and the Journal of the Korean Economy (2003, 2006) focusing on the impact of the exchange rate changes on economic growth.
Candidate for Vice President
Dr. Donghoon Lee (http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/economists/lee/index.html) is a senior economist in the Microeconomics and Regional Studies Function. His primary research interests include labor economics and applied econometrics. He has been working on estimation of equilibrium models in the US labor market and developing econometric and computational methods for this purpose. Prior to joining the New York Fed, Mr. Lee was an assistant professor at New York University. He holds a B.A. from Seoul National University, Korea and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Candidate for Secretary General
Dr. Donggyu Sul received his B.A from Korea University in 1988 and Ph.D. in Economics from the Ohio State University in 1992. Currently Professor Sul is a full professor at University of Texas at Dallas. He has research and teaching interests in Econometrics and International Finance. Before joining UTD in 2009, Donggyu held teaching and research positions at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Candidate for Treasurer
Dr. Hyungsik “Roger” Moon (http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~moonr/) is teaching at the University of Southern California. He graduated from Seoul National University with B.A. in 1989 and earned Ph.D at Yale University in 1998. His research interest is Nonstationary Econometrics with Panel Data.
Candidate for Advisory Board Member
Dr. Hae-shin Hwang (http://econweb.tamu.edu/faculty.htm?id=16) is teaching at Texas A&M University. He graduated from Seoul National University with B.A. and earned Ph.D at Minnesota University in 1976. His research interest includes econometrics and financial economics.