Researcher

Dr Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho

Biography

I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2006.

Research Interests:

  • Macroeconomics of savings and consumption
  • Macroeconomics of housing
  • Public economics
  • International economics

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/stanleychounsw/home

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I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2006.

Research Interests:

  • Macroeconomics of savings and consumption
  • Macroeconomics of housing
  • Public economics
  • International economics

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/stanleychounsw/home

Business School Profile: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/sangwook(stanley)cho


My Grants

  • Health@Business UNSW Grant, 2020 ($3,500)
  • International Research Collaboration Award, 2019 ($6,000)
  • Funding for UNSW-SKKU Joint Workshop, 2018 ($4,500)
  • ARC Application Incentive Funding, UNSW, 2013 ($2,000), 2016 ($4,000), 2017 ($2,000)
  • School of Economics Booster Grant, UNSW, 2017 ($5,000)
  • ASBRG Grant, UNSW, 2008 ($15,102), 2009 ($11,000), 2014 ($19,244)
  • Contestable Funding for International Strategic Projects, UNSW, 2012 ($30,000)
  • Non-professorial Research Achievement Award, UNSW, 2011 ($2,000)
  • Korean Studies Grant, 2011 (US$10,500)
  • Asian Econometric Society Travel Grant, 2011 (US$600)
  • International Research Collaboration Grant, UNSW, 2009 ($15,000)
  • SRG Grant, UNSW, 2008 ($10,000), 2009 ($7,000), 2011 ($5,000)
  • KEA/KAEA Travel Grant, 2008 (US$1,500)
  • ECR Grant, UNSW, 2007 ($10,000)
  • CAER Grant, School of Economics, UNSW, 2006 ($8,000)
  • Distinguished Instructor, University of Minnesota (2003-2006)
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2000-2002
  • The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 1993-1996

My Qualifications

University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Economics, 2006

  • Dissertation Title : Essays in Macroeconomics and International Economics
  • Advisors : Professor Mariacristina De Nardi, Professor Larry E. Jones

University of Minnesota, M.A. in Economics (Mathematics minor), 2003

Seoul National University, B.A. in International Economics, 1996


My Awards

  • International Research Collaboration Award, 2019 ($6,000)
  • Non-professorial Research Achievement Award, UNSW, 2011 ($2,000)
  • Distinguished Instructor, University of Minnesota (2003-2006)
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2000-2002
  • The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 1993-1996

My Research Activities

- Journal Articles

  1. Quantifying the Impact of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Case of Sweden, The Econometrics Journal, 23(3), pp 323-344, 2020. (Editor's Choice article)

  2. Skill Premium Divergence: The Roles of Trade, Capital and Demographics (with Julián Díaz), Economic Theory, 67(1), pp 249-283, 2019.

  3. Do Free Trade Agreements Increase The New Goods Margin? Evidence from Korea (with Hansoo Choi and Julián Díaz), Open Economies Review, 29(5), pp 1095-1122, 2018.

  4. The Dynamics of Trade Margins: Evidence from the European Integration (with Julián Díaz), Economics Letters, 167, pp 90-96, 2018.

  5. The New Goods Margin in New Markets (with Julián Díaz), Journal of Comparative Economics, 46(1), pp 78-93, 2018.

  6. Accounting for Skill Premium Patterns: Evidence from the EU Accession (with Julián Díaz), Southern Economic Journal, 81(1), pp 271-299, 2016.

  7. Evaluating Sectoral Impact of Australia-India Free Trade Agreement (with Kang-Hyun Yoon), Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, 19(2), pp 205-229, 2014.

  8. Means-tested Age Pension and Homeownership: Is There a Link? (with Renuka Sane), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 17(6), pp 1281-1310, 2013.

  9. Trade Integration and the Skill Premium: Evidence from a Transition Economy (with Julián Díaz), Journal of Comparative Economics, 41(2), pp 601-620, 2013.

  10. Accounting for Lifecycle Wealth Accumulation: The Role of Housing Institution, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 16(4), pp 497-517, 2012.

  11. Tax Treatment of Owner Occupied Housing and Wealth Inequality (with Johanna Francis), Journal of Macroeconomics, 33(1), pp 42-60, 2011.

  12. Welfare Impact of Trade Liberalization (with Julián Díaz), Economic Inquiry, 49(2), pp 379-397, 2011.

  13. Household Wealth Accumulation and Portfolio Choices in Korea, Journal of Housing Economics, 19(1), pp 13-25, 2010.

  14. Trade Liberalizations in Latin America and Eastern Europe: The Cases of Ecuador and Slovenia (with Julián Díaz), Journal of Economic Integration, 23(4), 2008.

 

- Working papers/ Other publication

  1. The Causal Effect of FTAs on the Trade Margins: Product-Level Evidence from Geographically Distant Partners (with Hansoo Choi and Julián Díaz), FREIT Working Paper 1503. (Under review)

  2. Quantifying the Impact of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions (NPI) during the COVID-19 Outbreak -- The Case of Sweden, COVID Economics: Vetted and Real-time Papers, Issue 35, pp70-95, 7 July 2020. [Note: This is an earlier version of the article with the same title.]

  3. Trade Effect of Recent Dollarization Episodes (with Julián Díaz)

  4. Capital Skill Complementarity -- Still In or Out? (with Gonzalo Castex and Evgenia Dechter)

  5. Industry-Level Analysis of the Extensive Margin Growth under FTAs

  6. Beggar-thy-parents? A Lifecycle Model of Intergenerational Altruism, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2008-15.

  7. Social Impact of a Tax Reform: The Case of Ethiopia (with Sònia Muñoz) International Monetary Fund Working Paper 03-232, 2003.

 

- Book chapters

  1. Social Impact of a Tax Reform: The Case of Ethiopia (with Sònia Muñoz), Chapter 13 in "Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy," edited by Sanjeev Gupta, Benedict J. Clements, and Gabriela Inchauste, International Monetary Fund, 2004

 


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

PhD Supervision: Asgerdur Petursdottir (2014, University of Bath), Megan Gu (2016, UTS).

Honours Supervision: Selwynn Syquia (2007), Gordon Yoon (2009), Kristine Patricio (2011), Luka Raznatovic (2015), Aidan Wood (2016), Atharva Karandikar (2018), Sally Wong (2020), John Xue (2020).


Currently supervising

Honours Supervision: Sally Wong (2020), John Xue (2020).


My Engagement


My Teaching

University of New South Wales (2007-)
❑ Macroeconomic Analysis (PhD)
❑ Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis (PhD)
❑ Macroeconomic Analysis (Honours)
❑ Honours Thesis Seminar (Honours)
❑ International Macroeconomics (3rd year, masters)
❑ Macroeconomics 1, 2 (Undergraduate)
❑ Economic Analysis (Undergraduate)
❑ Introductory Statistics (MCom)

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Location

Room 406, Australian School of Business building

Contact

+61 2 9385 3287