Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook


Assistant Professor
Economics
School of 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
Macroeconomics, Economic Theory, 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
  • Minwook Kang. (2017). The Welfare Cost of Excess Volatility in Incomplete Markets with Sunspots. Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming.
  • 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.
  • Kang, M. and L. S. Ye. (2016, January). Firm Investment Decisions under Hyperbolic Discounting. Paper presented at Western Economic Association International Conference, Singapore.

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