Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences

Email: mwkang@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 65138162
Office: HSS 04 58
Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Biography
Ph.D. in Economics, Cornell University, 2013
M.A. in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 2005
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001
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
  • 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, 26(3), 618-660.
  • 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), 1062-1073.
  • Kang, M. and Ye, S. L. (2019). Present Bias and Corporate Tax Policies. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 21(9), 265-290.

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