Sooyoung LeeAssistant Professor of Economics

Joined faculty in 2019

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Colorado Boulder
M.A. in Economics, University of Colorado Boulder/Sogang University
B.A. in Economics and French Culture, Sogang University

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Courses Taught

  • International Trade
  • Economic Inequality 
  • Econometrics
  • Statistics


  • “Productivity gap and expatriate utilization.” Multinational Business Review, forcecoming (with Unjung Whang, Sihoon Nahm, and Chang Hoon Oh).
  • “The Reshoring in the U.S., Europe, and Taiwan.” The Korean Journal of Economics, 2020, 27 (2), 99-137 (In Korean, with Hyelin Choi and Minsuk Park).
  • "The effect of reshoring policy on employment." Journal of International Trade and Industry Studies, 2019, 24 (3), 55-79 (In Korean, with Sihoon Nahm).
  • "Cyclical and structural aspects of the recent export trends: Evidence from Korea." Journal of Korea Trade, 2019, 23 (8), 1-26.
  • Previous version: "Anatomy of the trade collapse, recovery, and slowdown: Evidence from Korea." KIEP Working Paper, 2017, 17-03.
  • "Asymmetric effects of demand uncertainty on intrafirm trade in durable and non‐durable industries​." The World Economy, 2019, 42 (10), 3001-3029.