Jieun Lee

Research Interests

 

-Theoretical econometrics: econometric modeling, nonparametric & semiparametric estimation, constructing theoretical hypothesis testing

-Applied micro and econometrics

 

Research Description

 

Research Work in Progress

2018- Testing Endogeneity in Small Sample

2018-  The Effect of Social Capital on Individuals’ Economic Outcomes in the MENA Region (coauthored with Prof.Vladimir Hlasny, first author)

 

Publications

TBA

 

Conference Presentations

* The Effect of Social Capital on Individuals’ Economic Outcomes in the MENA Region

    -39th Annual MEEA Meeting in conjunction with the Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA), Atlanta, Georgia, January 3-7, 2019

* Investment in Social Capital by Korean Baby-Boomers and the Elderly

    -Aging & Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference at University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA, November 3-4, 2017

    -Korea and the World Economy(15th) ‘New Economic Paradigm and Sustainable Development’ at Korea Federation of Banks, Seoul, Korea, August 5-6, 2016

    -The 13th East Asian Social Policy Network International Annual Conference at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea, July 1-2, 2016

* Income Distribution Probability Density Function in Korea by Two Aspects: Sex and Age Using Nonparametric Kernel Estimation

    -Korea’s Allied Economic Associations Graduate Students’ Session at Yonsei University, February 11-12, 2015

 

 

Education

 

2016-2021 (Expected) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D in Economics

2013-2016 Ewha Womans University, MA in Economics

2010-2013 Ewha Womans University, Bachelor of Economics

 

Grants

2018 Scholarship for Conference (Fall Semester) funded by the department of economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2017 Scholarship for Conference (Fall Semester) funded by the department of economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

          Fellowship for Ph.D Students (Spring Semester) funded by the department of economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016 Fellowship for Ph.D Students (Fall Semester) funded by the department of economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2014 Graduate Research Scholarship for Humanities and Social Sciences funded by Korea Student Aid Foundation

 

Awards and Honors

 

2014 Award in Paper Competition for the Market Economy, ‘How to Lower the Barrier to Entry for Women in Korean Labor Market by Game Theory’, bestowed by KB Financial Group Inc. Chairman and organized by Market Economic Research Institute

2012 Award in Economic Universiade, ‘A Far-Sighted Policies to Develop Human Resources for the Economic Growth in Korea’, bestowed and organized by Edaily, Korea Association of Economic Education, SK communications and sponsored by Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Employment and Labor, Ministry of Environment

 

 

Courses Taught

2019 (Spring) Macroeconomic Principles (Undergraduate, Econ103), Discussion Section Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Prof.Joseph A Petry, Department of Economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2018 (Spring and Fall) Statistics in Economics (Undergraduate, Econ202), Discussion Section Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Prof.Colleen Schultz, Department of Economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2017 (Fall) Statistics in Economics (Undergraduate, Econ202), Discussion Section Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Prof.Colleen Schultz, Department of Economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2015 (Spring) Microeconometrics (Graduate), Teaching Assistant, Prof.Hosin Song, Department of Economics in Ewha Womans University

2014 (Spring), 2015 (Spring) Applied Econometrics (Undergraduate), Teaching Assistant, Prof.Hosin Song, Department of Economics in Ewha Womans University

2014 (Fall), 2015 (Spring) Statistics in Economics (Undergraduate), Teaching Assistant, Prof.Hosin Song, Department of Economics in Ewha Womans University

Additional Campus Affiliations

 

Research Assistant

2018(Spring) Prof.Eun Yi Chung, Department of Economics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2015.7.-2015.12. Programs for vitalization of industrial mathematics based on mathematics2technology map, supervised by Prof.June Yub Lee, Department of Mathematics in Ewha Womans University, funded by Ewha University-Industry Collaboration Foundation, Seoul, Korea, supported by National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Daejeon, Korea

2015.3.-2015.7. Gender budgets and macroeconomics, supervised by Prof.Soonhyun Kwon, Department of Economics in Ewha Womans University, funded by Ewha University-Industry Collaboration Foundation, Seoul, Korea, supported by Korean Women’s Development Institute, Seoul, Korea

2014.10.-2014.12. Consignment Business of Employment Insurance Center(Employment Stability and Local Employment Support Work Group), supervised by Dr.Sangho Lee, Korea Labor Institute, funded by Korea labor Institute, Seoul, Korea

 

 

Contact & Personal Information

E-mail: jieun2@illinois.edu; Nationality: South Korea; Language: Korean(native), English(fluent)

 

 

 

Softwares

Matlab, R, Stata, LaTex