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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Yeon A Hong

Yeon A Hong

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2018
  • M.S. in Economics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland 2013
  • B.A. in Political Science and Diplomacy, minor in Economics, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea 2006
  • Exchange student, University of Hawaii and University of Connecticut, 2004-2005

Fields of Interest

  • Agricultural Policy, Food Choice, Agribusiness
  • Environmental and Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Development Economics

Publications

Refereed Journal Article
Refereed Extension Bulletins

Manuscripts in Review

Working Papers

  • Hong, Y. “The Effect of Religion on Meat Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions”
  • Hong, Y., Gallardo, R.K, Fan, X., Atallah, S.S. and Gómez, M.I. “Modeling the Economic Impact of the Trade Regulation of Invasive Species: A study of apple production under an apple maggot quarantine program in Washington State”
  • Hong, Y. “The Effect of a Policymaker’s Educational Background on Environmental Outcomes in Autocratic Regimes”

Teaching Experience

Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 305 — Intermediate Microeconomics without Calculus, Spring 2017 Syllabus, Summer 2016 Syllabus

Teaching Assistant — Washington State University

  • EconS 320 — Money and Banking, Dr. Raymond G. Batina, Spring 2014
  • EconS 305 — Intermediate Microeconomics, Dr. Raymond G. Batina, Spring 2014
  • EconS 311 — Principle of Macroeconomics, Dr. Patricia Kuzyk, Spring 2014
  • EconS 426 — Transportation Economics, Dr. Jeremy Sage, Fall 2013

Research Experience

Research Assistant — Agricultural Research Center, Washington State University

  • Dr. R. Karina Gallardo, Summer 2014 —

Presentations

  • The 55th (2018) Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society, Charleston, SC
    “The Effect of a Policymaker’s Educational Background on Environmental Outcomes in Autocratic Regimes” (expected)
  • 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, IL
    “Modeling the Economic Impact of the Trade Regulation of Invasive Species: A study of apple production under the apple maggot quarantine program in Washington State”
  • The 92th (2017) Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA
    “The Effect of Religion on Meat Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions”
  • The 91th (2016) Western Economic Association International, Portland, OR
    “Corruption, Public Health Spending and Tobacco Use by Adolescents”
  • 2015 Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, Yakima, WA
    “Interested in Growing Global Market Share? Know the Preference of Your Potential Consumers Overseas: The PERU Case” (poster)
  • 2015 Food Distribution Research Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
    “Assessing Preferences for Apple Quality and the Role of Country of Origin Information: The case of Peruvian Consumers” (presented by co-author)
  • 2015 William R. Wiley Research Exposition, Washington State University, WA
    “Impacts of Cultural Constraints on Meat Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emission”
  • 2013 EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology, Brighton, UK
    “Non-renewable Resources, Endogenous Growth, and Environmental Policy”

Scholarships and Awards

  • Travel Grant Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, WSU, 2017
  • Carole and Monte Marti Scholarship, WSU, 2016, 2017
  • Poster Presentation Competition (3rd place), School of Economic Sciences, WSU, 2016
  • R.C. McCroskey Fellowship, WSU, 2015
  • Oral Presentation Competition (2nd place), Dr. William R. Wiley Research Exposition Scholarship, WSU, 2015
  • C. Richard and Janet L. Shumway Graduate Fellowship, WSU, 2014
  • Thesis Written Grant, University of Helsinki, 2011

Professional Experience

  • Standard Chartered Bank, Regional Headquarter, Gyeonggi, Korea, 2007-2008
  • LotteCard Co. Ltd., Marketing Department, Headquarter, Seoul, Korea, 2006-2007

References

YeonA Hong

Contact Info:

E-mail: yeona.hong@wsu.edu

Office Location:

201A Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210