Heepyung Cho

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Contact Information

214 DKH, 1407 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801

Research Interests

Immigration, Minimum Wages, Applied Econometrics

Research Description

Minimum Wages and Retirement (with Mark Borgschulte), Accepted, Industrial and Labor Relations Review

Immigration and the Pursuit of Amenities (with David Albouy and Mariya Shappo), Revision requested at Journal of Regional Science

Undocumented Immigrants with Their Own Vehicles: The Effects of Giving Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

The Rise in CPS Refusals (with Mark Borgschulte and Darren Lubotsky)

The Impact of Recent Immigrants: Evidence from the Push Factors of Origin Countries


Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-

M.A. in Economics, Korea University, Korea University, 2014

B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Korea University, 2012

Awards and Honors

Paul W. Boltz Award (2019)

McNatt Memorial Award (2018)

Brems Third Year Paper Award (2017)