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Professor

Hyun, Hea- Jung

Contact Information

• Office : Room 322, International Studies Building
• Phone : 031-201-2306
• Fax Number: +82-31-201-2281
• E-mail : hjhyun@khu.ac.kr

Areas of Expertise

Research Interests
• International Trade
• Microeconomics


Courses Taught
• International Trade
• Microeconomics
• Mathematics for Economics and Business
• Principles of Economics
• Understanding World Trading System

Education

• Ph.D. in Economics, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2006
• M.A. in Economics, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2004
• B.A. in Economics, Yonsei University, 2001

Professional Experience

• Mar.1.2020-Present: Professor, Department of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Mar.1.2015-Feb.29.2020: Associate Professor, Department of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Mar.1.2012-Feb.28.2015: Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Mar.1.2011-Feb.29.2012: Assistant Professor, Department of International Trade, Dankook University
• June.1.2006-Feb.28.2011: Research Fellow (Head of WTO team), Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Selected Publications

Articles
• New Trade Restrictive Measures and Exports: Evidence from South Korea (2019), with Yong Joon Jang, Seoul Journal of Economics, Vol.32, 2, 137-162.
• Institutional Quality and Trade in Intermediate Goods (2018), Journal of Korea Trade, Vol.22, 2, 162-186.
• Comparative Advantage, Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Average Industry Productivity: Theory and Evidence (2015), with Yong Joon Jang, Korean Economic Review, Vol. 31, 2, 327-357.
• Do Small and Medium Enterprises Gain From Offshoring? (2015), Journal of Korea Trade,
Vol.19, 4, 1-20.
• Impact of Nationality Composition in Foreign Subsidiary on Its Performance: A Case of
Korean Companies (2015), with Changhoon Oh and Yongsun Paik, The International
Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.26, 6, 806-830.
• Trade Openness and Vertical Structure: Evidence from Korean Firm-Level Data (2014), with Jung Hur, Open Economies Review, Vol.25, 701-720.
• Who Goes Where and How? Firm Heterogeneity in the Choice of FDI Type and Location (2013) with Jung Hur, Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, Vol.27, 2, 144-158.
• The Strategy of Korean Multinational Enterprises- Multiple vs. Single Plant (2013) with Jung Hur and Jiwon Lee, Journal of East Asian Economic Integration, Vol.17, 3, pp.261-279.
• Strategic Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries under Demand Uncertainty: Commitment vs. Flexibility (2012), Journal of East Asian Economic Integration, Vol.16, 1, 25-66.
• Industry Specificity, Outward FDI and Employment: Evidence from Korea (2012), with Yong Joon Jang, Korea and the World Economy, Vol.30, 3, 99-119. (in Korean)
• The Impacts of Outward FDI on Export and Import in Korea (2011), with Hyuk -Hwang Kim. Journal of International Trade and Industry Studies, Vol.16, 3, pp.1-28. (in Korean)
• Firm Heterogeneity in the Choice of Offshoring: Evidence from Korean Manufacturing
Firms (2010), Asian Economic Papers, Vol.9, 1, pp.157-178.
• The Determinants of Cross-border M&As: The Role of Institutions and Financial
Development in Gravity Model (2010), with Hyuk-Hwang Kim. The World Economy,
Vol.33, 2, pp.292-310.
• FDI Restriction on Strategic Industries: Protectionism? (2009), with Chulhyung Park.
Journal of International Trade and Industry Studies, Vol.4, 3, pp.163~187. (in Korean)
• Quality of Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: Causality
Tests for Cross-Country Panels (2006), Journal of Business Economics and Management,
Vol. 7, 3, pp.110-117.


Working Paper
• Product versus Process Innovation and Global Engagement of Firms (2018) with Yong Joon Jang, Submitted
• Global Financial Crisis, Trade Credit Insurance and Scope Adjustment of Multiproduct Exporting Firms (2018) with Jung Hur, Submitted
• Technical Regulation and Trade: Export Quality Matters (2019) with Yong Joon Jang, Work in progress
• Relationship Specificity, Trade in Intermediates and Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Product-level Data (2019), Work in progress