Hyuncheol Bryant Kim


Hyuncheol Bryant Kim

Lois and Mel Tukman Assistant Professor
143, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Phone: 607-255-5969 Fax: 607-255-4071
Email: hk788@cornell.edu
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Curriculum Vitae
Biographical Statement:

 I am an applied micro-economist with broad interests in  development economics, health economics,  public economics, education economics, and labor economics. The main goal of my research is to understand the impact and behavioral responses to the public/private intervention programs in both developed and developing countries. I have been investigating various public intervention programs such as cancer screening, general health screening, long-term care insurance, girls' education support program, HIV/AIDS prevention programs such as male circumcision and HIV testing, mother and child health program as well as job opportunity and internship program on employment. 

Courses Taught:

Intermediate Microeconomics (PAM2000) 
Early Childhood Economics and Policy (PAM 4070/ECON 3725)
Global Health Economics and Policy (PAM 4140)
Development Economics and Public Policy (PAM5210)

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Selected Publications:

Published or Forthcoming Papers

Long-Term Care Insurance, Informal Care, and Medical Expenditures (with Wilfredo Lim), Journal of Public Economics 125 (2015) 128-142

Promotion, Persistence, and Consequences of HIV Testing: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Ethiopia (with Beliyou Haile and Taewha Lee), Health Economics (2016)
Working Papers

Public Health Intervention: Cost-sharing, Crowd-out, and Selection (with Sun-mi Lee), Revise and resubmit at Journal of Health Economics

Is Knowing Half the Battle? Impacts of Risk Information from Health Screening (with Wilfredo Lim and Suejin Lee)

Selection and Causal Effects of Work Incentives on Labor Productivity: Evidence from a Two-stage Randomized Controlled Trial in Malawi (with Seonghoon Kim and Taek Seung Kim)

Work in Progress

Peer Effects in the Demand for Male Circumcision: Evidence from Secondary Schools in Malawi (with Cristian Pop-Eleches and Booyuel Kim) in the field since 2010

Risk Compensation: When Mass Male Circumcision Fails to Prevent STDs Infection (with Jaehyun Jung, Booyuel Kim, Cristian Pop-Eleches) in the field since 2010

Impacts of Cash Transfer for Girls Education on Rationality and Preference: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Malawi (with Syngjoo Choi, Booyuel Kim, Cristian Pop-Eleches) in the field since 2010
Long-term Effects of Cash Transfer for Girls Education on HIV and HSV2 Infection: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Malawi (with Booyuel Kim,) in the field since 2010

The Impact of Pre- and Post-natal Interventions on Children’s Health and Socio-Economic Outcomes (with Cristian Pop-Eleches and Booyuel Kim) in the field since 2010

Health Insurance: Enrollment, Sustainability and Health Outcomes. Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ghana (with Patrick Asuming) in the field since 2011

Selected Keywords:
Applied Empirical Microeconomics: Development Economics, Health Economics, Public Economics, Labor Economics, and Education Economics.

The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.