Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook


Assistant Professor
Division of Economics
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Email: MWKANG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)65138162
Office: HSS-04-58

Education
  • PhD (Economics) Cornell University 2013
  • MA (Economics) University of Pennsylvania 2006
  • MS (Electrical Engineering) University of California, Los Angeles 2005
  • BS (Electrical Engineering) Seoul National University 2001
Biography
Kang, Minwook is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Economics at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Research Interests
Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Financial Economics, International Economics
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2015-)
  • Start Up Grant (2013-2016)
Current Projects
  • Studies on the Effect of Precautionary Savings on the Economy with Extrinsic Uncertainty, and Strategic Environmental Regulations in an Open Economy
  • Theoretical Approaches to the Impact of Extrinsic Uncertainty (Animal Spirit; Sunspots; Market Psychology) on Inflation, Price-level
Selected Publications
  • Kang, M. and L. S. Ye. (2016). Advantageous redistribution with three smooth CES utility functions. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 67, 171-180.
  • Kannai, Y., Selden, L., Kang, M., Wei, X. (2016). Risk neutrality regions. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 62, 75–89.
  • Minwook Kang. (2015). Welfare criteria for quasi-hyperbolic time preferences. Economics Bulletin, 35(4), 2506-2511.
  • Minwook Kang. (2015). Price-level volatility and welfare in incomplete markets with sunspots. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 56, 58–66.
  • Minwook Kang. (2014). Non-Connectedness of the Set of Bankruptcy-Free Money Equilibria in the Static Economy: A Constructive Example. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 18, 1539-1546.

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