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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Hyun Jyung Oh

Hyun Jyung Oh

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, 2018 (expected).
    • Dissertation: “Essays on Internal Household Dynamics.”
    • Advisor: Dr. Robert Rosenman.
    • Fields of Study: Industrial Organization, Development Economics.
  • M.A., International Studies and International Business, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 2010.
    • Dissertation: “Improvement of Risk Sharing in the Case of Expanded European Union: An Analysis Based on Endogenous Optimum Currency Area Theory.”
    • The Winner of the Best Thesis Award.
  • Language student (French), L’institut International de Rambouillet, Rambouillet, France, 2006.
    • B1 level, Certificated.
  • B.A., Christian Theology & Politics and Diplomacy (minor major), Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 2003.

Fields of Interest

  • Primary: Labor economics, Applied Econometrics, Social Economics, Development Economics.
  • Secondary: Behavioral Economics, Public Policy, Political Economy.

Working Papers

  • Oh, H. and Rosenman, R. “The Impact of Gender Identity Assimilation on Household Labor Supply Decision Process.”
  • Oh, H., Quinlan, R., and Yoder, J. “Crop Diversification, Patience, and Resilience in Ethiopia.”
  • Oh, H. “Peer Effects on Labor Supply in a Couple.”
  • Oh, H. and Rosenman, R. “The Role of Individual Identities in Household Decision-making Process.”

Works in Progress

  • Oh, H. “Heterogeneity in Gender Identity of Couples and Singles.”

Reports

  • Kang, Y., Lee, C., Oh, H., et al. 2012. “The Directions and Strategies of Korea’s Trade and Investment Policy to EU after Korea-EU FTA.” KIEP Annual Report.
    • The Winner of the Best Policy Report. 
  • Kang, Y. and Oh, H. 2011. “The Economic Recession in Europe and the Emergence of Extreme Right-wing.” KIEP Regional Economic Focus, Vol. 5. No. 38.
  • Lee, C., Lee. H., and Oh, H. 2011. “Study on the Ways to Support for Small- and Mid-size Enterprises (SMEs).” KIEP Consulting Report.
  • Oh, H. 2011. “Discussion on Reform of the Schengen Treaty and Its Prospects.” KIEP Regional Economic Focus, Vol. 5. No. 26.
  • Kim, Y., Kang, Y., Oh, H., et al. 2011. “Change in Major Countries’ Policy on Nuclear Power after Japanese Nuclear Disaster and Its Implication.” KIEP Regional Economic Focus, Vol. 5. No. 14.
  • Oh, H. and Kang, Y. 2011. “The Trends of Inflation in the U.K. and Prospects for Its Economic Recovery.” KIEP Regional Economic Focus, Vol. 5. No. 11.
  • Kim, H., Kang, Y., Oh, H., et al. 2011. “Prospects for Global Economy in 2012.” KIEP World Economy Update.
  • Kang, Y., Oh, H., et al. 2010. “Backgrounds of Bailout for Ireland and Prospects for Its Contagion Effect.” KIEP World Economy Update.

Scholarships and Awards

  • Graduate Assistantship, Fall 2012 – Fall 2016.
    • School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association Travel Grant Award, 2015.
    • Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • The Best Policy Report Award Grant, 2013.
    • Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Seoul, Korea.
  • Maughan Scholarship, Fall 2012 – Spring 2013.
    • School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • The Best Thesis Award, 2010.
    • Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea.

Professional Experience

Researcher

  • Foreign Affairs and Security Bureau, Presidential Council for Future and Vision, 2012.
    • 10th President of South Korea, Lee, Myung-bak.
  • Department of International Economy, Korea Institute for International Economy Policy, 2010-2012.
  • Center for Regional Economic Studies, Korea Institute for International Economy Policy, Mar 2010 – Nov 2010 (Intern).
  • Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Summer 2008.

Organizer

  • Professional Conference Organizer, Ewha International Convention Management Center, Seoul, Korea, Mar 2007 – Sep 2007.

Research Experience

Research Assistant

  • Dr. Jonathan Yoder, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014.
  • Dr. Marketa Wolfe, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Fall 2013, Summer 2013, Spring 2013.
  • Dr. Byung-il Choi, International Institution of Trade and Cooperation, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, Spring 2009.
  • Dr. Eun Mi Kim, Institute for Development and Human Security, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, Spring 2009.
  • Dr. Byung-il Choi, KOICA Cooperation Program, Global Cooperation Center, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, Spring 2008.

Presentations

  • “Social Norms, Identity, and Married Females’ Labor Supply.”
    • 2015 Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • “Identity and Household Dynamics: Intra-household Time Allocation.”
    • 2015 Washington State University Academic Showcase Poster Presentation, Pullman, WA.
  • “Social Norms, Identity, and Married Females’ Labor Supply.”
    • 2015 School of Economic Sciences Seminar Series, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Teaching Experience

Instructor

Teaching Assistant

  • EconS 503, Advanced Microeconomic Theory II (Ph.D. level), Developed Textbook Materials, Dr. Felix Munoz-Garcia, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Summer 2014.
  • EconS 503, Advanced Microeconomic Theory II (Ph.D. level), Offered Review Sessions, Dr. Jill McCluskey and Dr. Felix Munoz-Garcia, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Spring 2014.
  • EconS 510, Statistics for Economists (Ph.D. level), Offered Review Sessions, Dr. Jonathan Yoder, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Spring 2014.
  • EconS 101, Fundamentals of Microeconomics, Dr. Alan Love, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Fall 2012.

Volunteer 

  • Volunteer Teacher of Unprivileged High School Students (Math & English), Eunpyong Center, Seoul, Korea, Mar 2010 – Aug 2010.

Others

Software

  • STATA, Matlab, EViews, SAS, Gauss, Bloomberg.

Language

  • English (fluent), French (Intermediate), Korean (native).

References

  • Robert Rosenman, Professor of Economics, School of Economic Sciences, 121E Hulbert, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • Jinhui Bai, Associate Professor of Economics, School of Economic Sciences, 111H Hulbert, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • Jonathan Yoder, Professor of Economics, School of Economic Sciences, 203BH Hulbert, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • Phil Wandschneider, Emeritus Professor of Economics, School of Economic Sciences, 107E Hulbert, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

 

Hyun Jyung Oh

Contact Info:

E-mail: hyunjyung.oh@wsu.edu

Office Location:

Hulbert Hall 323E
Washington State University
School of Economic Sciences
PO BOX 646210
Pullman, WA 99164-6210