Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Kang Min Wook

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences

Email: mwkang@ntu.edu.sg
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
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, 1-12.
  • 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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