Heepyung Cho

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Contact Information

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

Research Interests

Labor Economics, Urban Economics, Applied Econometrics

Research Description

Minimum Wages and Retirement (with Mark Borgschulte), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2019. Forthcoming

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

Driver's License Reforms and Job Accessibility among Undocumented Immigrants, Job Market Paper

Partisanship and Survey Refusal (with Mark Borgschulte and Darren Lubotsky)

Instrumenting for Immigration Using Push Factors of Origin Countries

Living Next to the 100-Mile Border Zone


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)