Sun Youn LEE

Name
Sun Youn LEE 李 嬋娟
Education
2013 Ph.D. International Public Policy, Osaka University
2007 M.A. Translation and Localization Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies
2004 B.A. International Area Studies, Handong Global University

SpecializationEuropean Economy, Economic Policy

Specialization
Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics
Courses
Quantitative Methods
Labor Market in a Global Economy
Contemporary Global Issues A&B
Regional Economic Development
Labor Economics and Public Policy
Behavioral Economics and Public Policy
Independent Study
Graduation Seminar/Workshop
Research topics
Human Capital and Labor Market Outcomes
The Effects of Noncognitive Skills, Worldviews and Economic Behavior
Recent Activities and Publications
  • “Is Being Agreeable a Key to Success or Failure in the Labor Market?” February 2016, ISER DP No. 960 (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “Behavioral Economics of Preferences, Choices, and Happiness” S. Ikeda, H. Kato, F. Ohtake and Y. Tsutsui Eds. 2016, Springer, PartⅦ.Biological Foundation: Section 23 (coauthored with Rie Tamiya and Fumio Ohtake).
  • “The Effect of Personality Traits and Behavioral Characteristics on Schooling, Earnings and Career promotion” 2015 winter, RIETI Highlight 52 (Noryoku-no Souzou-to-Hakkun) (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “Procrastinators and Hyperbolic Discounters: Transition Probabilities of Moving from Temporary into Regular Employment”, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2014, vol. 34, issue C, pages 291-314 (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “The Effects of Non-cognitive Abilities on Labor Market Outcomes” 2014, The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, Performance Evaluation of Japanese Workplace in the 2010s, No.650 (September).
  • “Worldviews and Altruistic Behavior: An Experimental Study”, 2014, Proceeding the 8th Annual Meeting, Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance (coauthored with H. Akabayashi, A. Kamesaka, B.Y. Kim, H.U. Kwon, H.S. Lim, M. Ogaki, and F. Ohtake, Xiangyu Qu).
  • “The Effect of Personality Traits and Behavioral Characteristics on Schooling, Earnings and Career promotion”, 2014, RIETI Discussion Paper Series 14-E-023 (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “Altruistic Economic Behaviors and Implicit Worldviews: a Progress Report”, 2013, Proceeding the 7th Annual Meeting, Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance (coauthored with B. Y. Kim, H. U. Kwon, H. S. Lim, M. Ogaki, and F. Ohtake).
  • “Second-to-Fourth Digit Ratio and the Sporting Success of Sumo Wrestlers” 2012, Evolution and Human Behavior, 33(2), 130-136 (coauthored with Rie Tamiya and Fumio Ohtake).
  • “The Effect of Personality Traits and Behavioral Characteristics on Schooling, Earnings and Career promotion”, 2012, Proceeding the 6th Annual Meeting, Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “A Behavioral Economic Analysis of Dispatched Workers (Haken-rodousya-no-keizaiteki-bunseki) ”『hiseki-rodou-kaikaku―nihon-no-hatarakikatawo-ikani-kaeruka』2011, NihonHyoronSya, pp.141-160 (coauthored with Fumio Ohtake).
  • “Social Capital” 『NPO White Paper 2010』, Center for Nonprofit Research and Information, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University.
  • “The Trends in International Students in Korea (Kankoku-ni-okeru-ryugaku-no-dokou)”『Ryugakuse-30manin-jidaiwo-mukete』 2009, International Office for Planning and Program, Osaka University, pp.35-49.
  • “Kankoku-no-syakai-inovesyon-ni-kansuru-sisatsuhokoku”2009, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office. Joint Research Project Series no.6, pp.57-81.
Researches in Progress & Awards
【Researches in progress】

  • “Mother’s Employment in Early Childhood and Child’s Educational Attainment”, Presented at the Japanese Economic Association, 2012 Annual Meeting (Hokkaido University: June 24, 2012, presenter: coauthor Kohara Miki).
  • “Relative Age Effect on Long-term Educational Outcomes: using Korean Panel Data”, Presented at the 15th Annual Meeting for Labor Economics (Osaka University Nakanojima Center, September 16-17, 2012: Poster Session)

【Awards】

  • 2012 Honorable Mention by Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • 2013 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award by Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University

【Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) 】

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), A Behavioral Economic Analysis of Labor Market Performance Associated with Economic Worldviews, Altruism, and Personality Traits, 2014~2019, Co-researcher
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Analysis of Mechanisms behind of the Effects of Noncognitive Skills on Labor Market Outcomes, 2015~2018, Representative

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