Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Ph.D. in Economics, Cornell University, 2013
Thesis Title: Price Level Volatility and Incomplete Financial Markets

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 2005
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001
Research Interests
Macro/Monetary Economics
Financial Economics
Public Finance
Current Projects
  • Studies on the Effect of Precautionary Savings on the Economy with Extrinsic Uncertainty, and Strategic Environmental Regulations in an Open Economy
  • Three ways to overcome present bias under the hyperbolic consumption model
Selected Publications
  • Kang, M. and Ye, S. L. (2020). Can optimism be a remedy for present bias?. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Accepted.
  • Minwook Kang. (2020). Demand Deposit Contracts and Bank Runs with Present Biased Preferences. Journal of Banking and Finance, 119, 105901.
  • Dubey, R. S. and Kang, M. (2020). Industrial Subsidy Policy and the Optimal Level of Specialization. Economic Modelling, 91, 81-88.
  • Minwook Kang. (2020). Inflation-indexed Bonds and Nominal Bonds: Financial Innovation and Precautionary Motives. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 52(4), 721-747.
  • Minwook Kang. (2019). Pareto-Improving Tax Policies under Hyperbolic Discounting. International Tax and Public Finance, 26(3), 618-660.

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