Jihee Kim

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KAIST Bldg. N5 #2108,
291 Daehak-ro,
Yuseong-gu, Daejeon,
34141, South Korea
TEL +82-42-350-4915

Last update: Aug. 23, 2023
Associate Professor of Economics @ KAIST
School of Business and Technology Management, College of Business
Economics Minor Program (Undergraduate)

Visiting Research Fellow, Data Science Group, Institute for Basic Science

[Economic Research]
Accepted at Journal of International Economics
Journal of Empirical Finance, March 2022
Annals of Economics and Finance, November 2019
A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality (with Chad Jones)
Journal of Political Economy, October 2018
*** Winner of the 2021 Robert E. Lucas Jr. Prize from the JPE ***
[Spatial Measurement of Economic Development using ML]
*NEW* A Human-machine Collaborative Approach Measures Economic Development using Satellite Imagery (with Donghyun Ahn, Jeasurk Yang, Meeyoung Cha, Hyunjoo Yang, Sangyoon Park, Sungwon Han, Eunji Lee, Susang Lee, Sungwon Park),
Accepted at Nature Communications
[Energy & Environment]
Disaster Assessment Using Computer Vision And Satellite Imagery: Applications in Detecting Water-Related Building Damages (with Danu Kim, Jeongkyung Won, Eunji Lee, Kyungryul Park, Hyunjoo Yang, and Meeyoung Cha
Frontiers in Environmental Science (IF=5.411), October 2022
Energy Policy (IF=6.142), April 2022
Applied Energy (IF=8.848), July 2020

[Peer-reviewed Computer Science Conference Papers]
Sungwon Park, Sungwon Han, Donghyun Ahn, Jaeyeon Kim, Jeasurk Yang, Susang Lee, Seunghoon Hong, Jihee Kim, Sangyoon Park, Hyunjoo Yang, Meeyoung Cha
AAAI 2022
Sungwon Han, Donghyun Ahn, Sungwon Park, Jeasurk Yang, Susang Lee, Jihee Kim, Hyunjoo Yang, Sangyoon Park, Meeyoung Cha
KDD 2020
Sung-Chul Lee, Jaeyoon Song, Seongho Park, Eun-Young Ko, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim
CHI 2020
Nam Wook Kim, Jonghyuk Jung, Eun-Young Ko, Songyi Han, Chang Won Lee, Juho Kim, Jihee Kim
CSCW 2016
Juho Kim, Eun-Young Ko, Jonghyuk Jung, Chang Won Lee, Nam Wook Kim, Jihee Kim
CHI 2015 [Best of CHI Honorable Mention]
Juho Kim, Amy X. Zhang, Jihee Kim, Robert C. Miller, Krzysztof Z. Gajos
UIST 2014
[Computer Science Conference Short Papers (Posters and Workshop Papers)]
Hyunwoo Kim, Eun-Young Ko, Donghoon Han, Sung-chul Lee, Simon Perrault, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim
CHI 2019 Extended Abstracts
Sung-Chul Lee, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim
CHI 2018 Extended Abstracts
Sung-Chul Lee, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim
CSCW 2017 Workshop on Crowdsourcing Law and Policy
Hongjun Lim, Choongho Chung, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim, Sue Moon, Meeyoung Cha
WWW 2017 Workshop on Social News On the Web
Nam Wook Kim, Chang Won Lee, Jonghyuk Jung, Eun-Young Ko, Juho Kim, Jihee Kim
CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts
Nam Wook Kim, Jihee Kim, Juho Kim, Chang Won Lee, Eun-Young Ko, Jonghyuk Jung
CHI 2015 Workshop on Researching Gamification
Working Papers (Economic Research)
*NEW* The Impact of COVID-19 Stimulus Payments on Local Small Businesses (with Susang Lee (KAIST)) under review
Institutional Changes and CEO Pay Inequality (with Hansoo Choi (Kyungpook National Univ.) and Eun-Young Ko (KAIST))
Teaching Machines to Measure Economic Activities from Satellite Images: Challenges and Solutions
White paper for a general economics audience of the multidisciplinary project with Meeyoung Cha (KAIST, IBS), Sangyoon Park (HKU), Hyunjoo Yang (Sogang Univ.),
and our wonderful student team: Donghyun Ahn, Sungwon Han, and Sungwon Park (KAIST, IBS)
Ian Jaeyeon Kim (Sogang Univ.), Susang Lee (KAIST), Jeasurk Yang (NUS)
Working Papers (Interdisciplinary Research)
The Trilemma of Stablecoin (with Yujin Kwon (KAIST), Dawn Song (UC Berkeley), and Yongdae Kim (KAIST)), submitted

  • ECN301/MSB301 Econometrics (Undergraduate)
  • ECN312 Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
  • MSB408 Economics of Technology (Undergraduate)
  • MSB701 Advanced Econometrics (Graduate)

My Research Group
Current Students
  • Sung-Chul Lee (Ph.D. student, co-advised by Juho Kim) designs online discussion systems for civic engagement.
  • Susang Lee (Ph.D. student, co-advised by Chul Ho Lee) is interested in analyzing big data to address economic questions.
  • Hyoshin Kim (Ph.D. student) is interested in designing a nudge to promote social equality.
  • Hyunyoung Oh (part-time Ph.D. student) studies the Korean energy sector.
  • Alumni
  • Minsung Kim (Ph.D. 2020), private sector
  • Yonghwan Jo (Ph.D. 2018), Assistant Professor at Liaoning University
  • Pyung-Gang Cho (M.S. 2021), private sector
  • Jeong-Ah Park (M.S. 2021)
  • Seongbin Simon Yun (M.S. 2018), started his doctoral studies at UCI Paul Merage Buiness School in September, 2020
  • Junhyun Sung (M.S. 2017), private sector