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 Microeconomics ahn83@sogang.ac.kr
Choi, In Economics inchoi@gmail.com
Heo, Jung Economics ecsjhur@sogang.ac.kr
Heshmati, Almas Econometrics heshmati@sogang.ac.kr
Iris Haydar Doruk Economics dorukiris@sogang.ac.kr
Jeon, Hyun-bae Economics hchun@sogang.ac.kr
Jeon, Sung-hoon Industry Organization Theory jeonsh@sogang.ac.kr
Joo, Ha-yeon Industry Organization Theory hjoo@sogang.ac.kr
Jung, Jae-sik International Finance cschung@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Do-young Economics dkim@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Hong-kyun Environmental Economics hongkyun@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Kyung-hwan Urban Economics kyungkim@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Yoon-jung International Finance yunjungk@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Young-Chul Macro Economics yckim@sogang.ac.kr
Kim, Young-il Economics yakim@sogang.ac.kr
Kwak, No-sun Macroeconomics kwark@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Han-sik Econometrics hahnlee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Jin-kwon Economics jlee22@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Kang-oh Microeconomic Theory kyi@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Soohyung Economics soohlee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Yoon-soo Macroeconomics ylee@sogang.ac.kr
Lee, Young-hoon Economics yhnlee@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Joo-ha Macro and Financial Economics namjh@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Jun-woo Econometrics jnahm@sogang.ac.kr
Nam, Seong-il Labor Economics sina@sogang.ac.kr
Park, Jung-soo Monetary Financing jspark@sogang.ac.kr
Sa, Gong-yong Agricultural and Resource Economics ysakong@sogang.ac.kr
Shim, Myungkyu Macroeconomics mkshim@sogang.ac.kr
Song, E Young International Trade Theory eysong@sogang.ac.kr
Wang, Kyu-ho Microeconomics, Game Theory ghwang@sogang.ac.kr
Yi, In-sil Public Finance insill723@sogang.ac.kr