Yoonseok Lee

Associate Professor, Economics

Yoonseok Lee

Contact Information
ylee41@maxwell.syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9529
Office Hours:
Mon. 3:35-4:35

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(315) 443-3114
erminnoe@maxwell.syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Yoonseok Lee CV

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Director of Masters Studies
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., Yale University, 2006

Specialties

Econometric theory and applied econometrics

Personal Website

http://ylee41.expressions.syr.edu/

Courses

Fall 2018

ECN 422.02 Intro to Statistics & Econometrics, MoWe 12:45-2:05, Crouse-Hinds 101
ECN 422.01 Intro to Statistics & Econometrics, MoWe 2:15-3:35, Sims 241

Biography

Yoonseok Lee is an Associate Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. His research interests are in econometric theory and applied econometrics. His econometric theory topics focus on semi-parametric dynamic panel data models, treatment effect in panel data, many weak instrumental variables problems, and model selection in high dimensional models. Yoonseok's applied topics use semi-parametric panel data models to study cross country growth, environmental Kuznets curve, motorcycle helmet use regulation, smoking during pregnancy, medical treatment effects, crime and inequality, firm-level production function estimation, and relation between exporting and firm stock market value. For more policy-oriented topics, he is interested in social interaction models and income polarization problem. Professor Lee received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 2006. Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

Research Interests

Econometric Theory

Semiparametric/Nonlinear (Dynamic) Panel Data Models

Many (Weak) Instrument Problem, High Dimensional Models

Social Interaction and Spatial Dependence

Income Polarization