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Taeyoon Sung

Dean, Underwood International College;

Professor, School of Economics; Yonsei University

Email: tsung@yonsei.ac.kr
Tel: 02-2123-3920
Office: Daewoo Annex Hall 301


Taeyoon Sung is a leading economist in financial economics, international cconomics, and macroeconomics. He received his Ph.D in Economics in 2002 from Harvard University after completing both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics at Yonsei University. He is a Professor of Economics in the School of Economics at Yonsei University, and also serves as the Dean of Underwood International College. Formerly, he worked as a fellow at Korea Development Institute, a policy research institute and as a professor at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has a remarkable number of academic publications in international journals such as Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Tax and Public Finance, Research Policy, Industry and Innovation, Economics Letters, Fiscal Studies, Journal of Business Research, Emerging Markets Review, Developing Economies, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and received various academic awards including the "CheongRam" Award of the Korean Economic Association, which is given to an academic scholar in economics under the age of 45 with the most outstanding academic research record in Korea.


Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University

M.A. in Economics, Yonsei University

B.A. in Economics, Yonsei University

Courses and Current Research Areas

Undergraduate Courses: Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Economics, Money and Banking Graduate Courses: Macroeconomics, Financial Economics

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