Prof. Hyuncheol Bryant KIM

Ph.D. Economics, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Division of Public Policy


Applied Empirical Microeconomics: Development Economics, Health Economics, Education Economics, Personnel Economics, and Policy Evaluation


Prof. Kim is an applied empirical micro-economist focusing on causal impacts of policy interventions in health and education sectors through large scale data analysis and social experiment. The main goal of his research is to understand the fundamental relationship between human capital investment and individual and societal well being in Africa and Asia, which is insufficiently understood. Kim received MD from Yonsei University, Korea, and a PhD in Economics from Columbia University, USA. His research is published in leading journals such as Science, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, and other international journals.