Yoonseok Lee

Associate Professor, Economics

Yoonseok Lee

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9529
Office Hours:
Tuesday 3:20-4:20

Staff Support
Emily Henrich
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Yoonseok Lee CV

Director of Masters Studies
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., Yale University, 2006


Econometric theory and applied econometrics

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Spring 2018

ECN 422.001 Intro to Statistics & Econometrics, TuTh, 2:00-3:20, Eggers 032


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. For econometric theory, the 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. For applied topics, he uses 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


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