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
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. (2019). Inflation-indexed Bonds and Nominal Bonds: Financial Innovation and Precautionary Motives. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming.
  • Minwook Kang. (2019). Pareto-Improving Tax Policies under Hyperbolic Discounting. International Tax and Public Finance, Forthcoming.
  • Kang, M. and Ye, S. L. (2019). Present Bias and Corporate Tax Policies. Journal of Public Economic Theory, Forthcoming.
  • Dubey, R. S. and Kang, M. (2019). Transfer Paradox in a Stable Equilibrium. Economic Theory Bulletin, Forthcoming.
  • Minwook Kang. (2019). The Welfare Cost of Excess Volatility in Incomplete Markets with Sunspots. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 23(3).

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