Hanol Lee

Hanol Lee

Current Position: Associate Professor, 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.

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.

Effects of Educational Mismatch on Wages in the Korean Labor Market (with Jong-Wha Lee and Eunbi Song), Asian Economic Journal, 30(4), 2016.

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

Output Cost of Gender Discrimination in the Korean Labour Market, Pacific Economic Review, 24(5), 2019.

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

Patterns and Determinants of Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Evidence Across Countries (with Jong-Wha Lee), Pacific Economic Review, 26(1), 2021.

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

Climate Change, Corruption, and Business Bribes in South Asia (with Toure Moumbark), Finance Research Letters, forthcoming.

Working Papers

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

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.

Neutralization of Football Club Names and Stock Returns: Evidence from Chinese Super League, submitted.

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

Undergraduate and Graduate Thesis Advising

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