Undergraduate Schools


Economics table
Location Kim Daegon Hall #123
Telephone +82 2 705 8179
E-mail econdept@sogang.ac.kr
Homepage http://econdept.sogang.ac.kr

Educational Purpose

Economics is not just a field of study about money, but a field of study that studies behavior of human and its outcomes. Unlike political science and sociology, economics, study about the basic behaviors of human on their production, exchange, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Recently the scope of economics is rapidly increasing. Legal phenomenon has spread to analysis target of economics such as issues on marriage and birth, issues on political party and property rights. Also global warming and environment, brain science and understanding of human cognition are actively being researched as the new tasks of economics. On the present day, various domestic and foreign social phenomenon and international relations are formed with economic problems as the center. Knowledge of economics is essential to analyze and solve such types of phenomena and issues including international cooperate matter on trade friction, environmental protection and regulation on energy consumption.

Specialization of Education

Department of Economics is one of representative department that shares its tradition with Sogang University and history of Korean economic development. Our country has enjoyed economical prosperity for over the past 50 years until the present day, because the faculties and alumni who worked or studied at Sogang University contributed greatly in theoretical and political sides. Within the Department of Economics in nation, Sogang University Department of Economics is the only one that holds a byname and reputation as ‘Sogang Scholars’ and its alumni continue their traditions at Yeouido financial district with the name ‘Yeouido Sogang Scholars’. This is the outcome of teachings and guidance by the competent faculties at Department of Economics with balanced curriculum between practice and theory, and its reputation is presently progressive.

Course Information


Faculty table
Name Areas of Specialization E-mail
Ahn, Tae-hyun Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics ahn83@sogang.ac.kr
Chun, Hyun-bae Labor Economics, Descriptive Economics hchun@sogang.ac.kr
Cho, Jang-ok Macroeconomics choj@sogang.ac.kr
Choi, In Econometrics inchoi@gmail.com
Guéron, Yves Microeconomics ygueron@sogang.ac.kr
Heo, Jung International Trade Theory ecsjhur@sogang.ac.kr
Heshmati, Almas Econometrics heshmati@sogang.ac.kr
Hong, Seok-chul Western Economic History shong@sogang.ac.kr
Hwang, Sung-ha Mathematical Economics sunghah@sogang.ac.kr
Iris, Doruk Behavioral Economics,
Decision Making and Game Theory
Jeon, Sung-hoon Industry Organization Theory jeonsh@sogang.ac.kr
Jung, Jae-sik Theory of International Finance cschung@sogang.ac.kr
Joo, Ha-yeon Industry Organization Theory hjoo@sogang.ac.kr
Kwak, No-sun Macroeconomics kwark@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Do-young Theory of Corporate Governance Structure dkim@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Hong-kyun Environmental Economics hongkyun@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Kyung-hwan Urban Economics stamitzkim@gmail.com
Kim, Yoon-jung International Economics yunjungk@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Young Il Population Economics akqueens@gmail.com
Lee, Kang-oh Microeconomics kyi@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Yoon-soo Macroeconomics ylee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Jung-min Labor Economics, Applied Economics junglee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Jin-kwon Microeconomics, Experimental Economics,
Environmental Economics
Lee, Hahn Shik Econometrics hahnlee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Soohyung Labor/Development/Applied Economics soohlee@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Seong-il Labor Economics sina@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Joo-ha Financial Economics, Macroeconomics namjh@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Jun-woo Econometrics jnahm@sogang.ac.kr
Park, Jung-soo Theory of International Finance jspark@sogang.ac.kr
Sa, Gong-yong Agricultural Economics, Resource Economics ysakong@sogang.ac.kr
Shim, Myungkyu Macroeconomics MKSHIM@SOGANG.AC.KR
Song, E Young International Trade Theory eysong@sogang.ac.kr
Yi, In-sil Public Finance insill723@sogang.ac.kr
Wang, Kyu-ho Microeconomics ghwang@sogang.ac.kr