Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Assistant Professor
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Phone: (+65)65138162
Office: HSS-04-58

  • 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
Kang, Minwook is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Economics at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Research Interests
Macroeconomics, Economic Theory, Financial Economics, International Economics
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
  • Three ways to overcome present bias under the hyperbolic consumption model
Selected Publications
  • Minwook Kang. (2018). The Welfare Cost of Excess Volatility in Incomplete Markets with Sunspots. Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming.
  • Minwook Kang. (2018). Comparative Advantage and Strategic Specialization. Review of International Economics, 26(1), 1-19.
  • Cozzi, G., Goenka, A., Kang, M., Shell, K.(2017). Winners and Losers from Price-Level Volatility: Money Taxation and Information Frictions. In Nishimura, K., Venditti, A., and N. C. Yannelis(Ed), Sunspots and Non-Linear Dynamics(387-402). Springer.
  • 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.

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