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  • Insook Lee, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD in Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Fields:Public Economics
  • Office Phone Number: +86-755-2603-2293
  • Office Room: RM 665, PHBS Building
  • Email:islee@phbs.pku.edu.cn
EDUCATION:
PhD in Economics, University of California, Berkeley 2013
MPP in Public Policy, KDI School of Public Policy & Management  2006
BA (Summa cum laude) in Anthropology, Seoul National University 2003

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:
Graduate Division Travel Grant, UC Berkeley 2012
Graduate Division Summer Grant, UC Berkeley 2012
IBER Dissertation Research Grant 2012
Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship 2012
Samsung Scholarship 2007 - 2012
Award for Outstanding Thesis, KDI School of Public Policy & Management 2006
Woosan Foundation Scholarship 2005 - 2006
KDI School Fellowship 2004 - 2006
PUBLICATIONS:
“Possibility of Leapfrogging Style Economic Reform in North Korea and the Roles of Foreign Capital” (with Keun Lee and Byung-Yeon Kim) Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 2, May 2009.

SUBMITTED PAPERS:
1.“A Unified Model for Intergenerational Transfer Behaviors”
2.“The Effects of Death Tax on Saving and Labor Supply of the Elderly: Evidence from the EGTRRA”
3.“Income Tax Evasion Responses to Tax Rate and Enforcement Rate”
4.“Asymmetric Retirement Responses of Defined Contribution Pension Planners to Financial Market Fluctuations”
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

RESEARCH:
Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley (2009-2010)
Research Coordinator, KDI School of Public Policy & Management (2004-2006)

TEACHING:
Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley
  Game theory (undergraduate level, 2010 and 2012), Introduction to Economics (2009)
Teaching Assistant, KDI School of Public Policy & Management
  Microeconomics (Economic Analysis of Public Policy, 2005), Game theory (2004 and 2005)