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Working Papers

Robots and Labor in the Service Sector: Evidence from Nursing Homes (with Karen Eggleston and Toshiaki Iizuka). under review.

In Institutions We Trust? Trust in Government and the Allocation of Entrepreneurial Intention (with Chuck Eesley). revise and resubmit at Organization Science.

Does Information About AI Regulation Change Manager Evaluation of Ethical Concerns? (with Ben Larsen, Michael Webb, and Mariano-Florentino Cuellar). under review, draft available upon request.

The Evolving Impact of Robots on Jobs (with Jong Hyun Chung). under review.

AI Adoption Intensity and the Performance of Technology Start Ups (with Taekyun Kim, Sukwoong Choi, and Wonjoon Kim). under review, draft available upon request.

Managing for Multiple Goals: Colleges, Faculty Research, and Student Learning (with Prashant Loyalka, Dinsha Mistree, and Robert Fairlie). under review.

Social Media and Rigid Beliefs: Evidence from Impeachment of the President in South Korea. under review.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Productivity and Jobs: Evidence from Banking (with Jungho Choi and Yeji Kee). new draft coming soon.

The Different Shades of Digitalization : Smartification vs. Automation (with Changkeun Lee). new draft coming soon.

Journal Publications

Do University Entrepreneurship Programs Promote Entrepreneurship? (with Chuck Eesley). Strategic Management Journal, Oct. 2020.

Modern Management and the Demand for Technical Skill. Labour Economics, 2018, 55:328-343. (ungated version).

Government Guaranteed Small Business Loans and Regional Growth. Journal of Business Venturing, 2018, 33(1):70-83. (ungated version).

International Isolation and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Sanctions on North Korea. Journal of Urban Economics, 2018, 103:34-51. (ungated version). Selected media coverage: VOXEU column, KBS News (national broadcast in Korean), Stanford News, NKNews.

Information Technology in the Property Market (with Yuya Sasaki). Information Economics and Policy, 2018, 44:1-7.

The Persistence of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Immigrants (with Chuck Eesley). Research Policy, 2018. (ungated version).

Political Influence and Trade Uncertainty: Evidence from Sanction Threats and Impositions (with Seung Hoon Lee). Economics Bulletin, 2018, 38(1): 367-372.

Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses, and Economic Growth in Cities. Journal of Economic Geography, 2017, 17(2). (ungated version). Winner of Urban Land Institute Prize for best paper published in Journal of Economic Geography in 2017. ULI announcement. JoEG announcement.

Staffing Subsidies and the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (with Andrew Foster), Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 41: 133-147. (ungated version). Online Appendix to the paper.

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations (with Vernon Henderson), Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2015, 63(4). Media: FSI Stanford News. (NBER Working Paper 17707).

School Districting and the Origins of Residential Land Price Inequality, Journal of Housing Economics, 2015, 28: 1-17. (ungated version).

Exams, Districts, and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from South Korea, Labour Economics, 2014, 29: 62-71. (ungated version).

Do Medicaid Wage Pass-through Payments Increase Nursing Home Staffing? (with Z. Feng, S. Kuo, O. Intrator, A. Foster, and V. Mor), Health Services Research, 2010, 45(3): 728-747.

Edited Volumes/Book Chapters/Book Reviews

Shifting Gears in Innovation Policy: Strategies from Asia, edited by Yong Suk Lee, Takeo Hoshi, and Gi-Wook Shin. Brookings.

Globalization, Culture, and Innovation in Korea, edited by Joon-Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, and Gi-Wook Shin. Routledge.

Lee, Yong Suk and Chuck Eesley. A Comparative Analysis of Asian versus Asian American Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Stanford University Alumni, In Globalization, Culture, and Innovation in Korea, edited by Joon-Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, and Gi-Wook Shin. Routledge.

Book Review of Uk Heo and Terence Roehrig’s South Korea’s Rise: Economic Development, Power, and Foreign Relations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), Journal of Asian Studies, 2015.