Hanol Lee

Hanol Lee

Current Position: Associate Professor (tenured since May 2022), Research Institute of Economics and Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Email: hanollee@swufe.edu.cn; hanollee@hanollee.com


Ph.D. in Economics, Korea University, 2017.

M.A. in Economics, Korea University, 2012.

B.S. in Industrial Engineering and B.A. in Economics, Korea University, 2010.

Research Interests

Machine learning, human capital, education, growth and development, applied econometrics.

Selected Publications (Google Scholar, Web of Science Profile, Scopus Profile)

Human Capital in the Long Run (with Jong-Wha Lee), Journal of Development Economics, 122, 2016.

Human Capital and Income Inequality (with Jong-Wha Lee), Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(4), 2018.

Legal Entitlement and Empowerment of Marriage Immigrants in Korea (with Dainn Wie), Feminist Economics, 26(3), 2020.

What Drives the Performance of Chinese Urban and Rural Secondary Schools: A Machine Learning Approach using PISA 2018, Cities, 123, 2022.

Working Papers

Peer discrimination toward rural students and academic performance in urban China: A machine learning method (with Eunbi Song), revise and resubmit at Cities.

Why East Asian students perform better in mathematics than their peers: An investigation using a machine learning approach (with Jong-Wha Lee), under review.

The Belt and Road Initiative and Economic Development in Thailand: A Synthetic Control Method (with Abalou O. Eoulam), under review.

Educational Quality and Income Disparities Between and Within Countries (with Jong-Wha Lee), under review.

Data Sets

Data Sets on Long-Run Enrollment Ratios and Educational Attainment


Postgraduate: Economic Research and Practice (Machine Learning)

Undergraduate: Introduction to Machine Learning, Applied Econometrics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics.

Undergraduate and Graduate Thesis Advising

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