CV


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Kyungmin Lee
Ph.D. student of Public Policy
School of Public Policy, Government, and International Affairs
George Mason University
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 243-2055; klee17@gmu.edu


EDUCATION
2012-Present    Ph.D., George Mason University, Public Policy
2011                  M.P.P., George Mason University, Public Policy
2009                  B.A., Kwangwoon University, Business Administration        
-        Summa Cum Laude
2008-2009         Foreign exchange student, Mississippi State University, Business focus
-        President’s scholar  

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2015.09-Present  Graduate Research Assistant, George Mason University,
  School of Public Policy, Arlington, Virginia
  -        Working for Dr. John S. Earle
2013.03-2015.08  Graduate Research Assistant, George Mason University,
  Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, Fairfax, Virginia
  -        Conducted research on payment models for State Innovation Model Design grants under the guidance of Dr. Len Nichols
  Conducted data analysis and statistical modeling for the Virginia
  healthcare payment reform project led by Dr. Len Nichols
2012.09-2013.03  Graduate Research Associate, George Mason University,
  School of Public Policy, Arlington, Virginia
  Conducted case study research for the Transportation Public-Private Partnership    
  Policy Project led by Dr. Jonathan L. Gifford on: “The Case Study of the Port of 
  Miami Tunnel”
2011.10-2012.07  Researcher (Intern), Korea Institute of Finance,
 International & Macroeconomic Finance Division, Seoul, South Korea
 -        Participated in research projects: “Korea’s experience of curbing inflation during the period of industrialization”, “Tri-party Repurchase Agreement Infrastructure Reform”, and “Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization by ASEAN + 3”
 Provided technical assistance for: “Global Economic Crisis and Impact of Eurozone  Debt Crisis on East Asian Countries,” 9 – 10 December 2011, Seoul, Korea, 2011 Asia  Europe Economic Forum (AEEF).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Teaching
Fall 2017               Math Camp (with Austin Hofeman and Keith Waters)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
Spring 2017          Math Camp (with Aaron Stuvland and Keith Waters)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
Teaching Assistant
Fall 2016               Research Design Public Policy (by Dr. Sita Slavov)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Ph.D. Student Panel
Fall 2015               Labor Markets and Policies (by Dr. John S. Earle)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Guest Lecture: Economics of Mandated Benefits
Spring 2015          Multivariate Statistical Analysis in Public Policy (by Dr. Laurie Schintler)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Guest Lecture: Panel Data Analysis
  -        Stata Session: OLS, Logit/Probit, Poisson/Negative Binomial, DD/FE/RE
  -        Office Hours: Tutoring
Fall 2014               U.S. Financial Policy, Processes, and Procedures (by Dr. Sita Slavov)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Guest Lecture: Health Care
  -        Office Hours: Tutoring
Spring 2013          Managerial Economics and Policy Analysis (by Dr. John S. Earle)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Office Hours: Tutoring
Fall 2012               Managerial Economics and Policy Analysis (by Dr. John S. Earle)
  George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
  -        Office Hours: Tutoring
Workshop
May 30, 2015        Regression Analysis with STATA
                              The Association of Public Policy PhD Students (APPS)
                              George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government

MILITARY EXPERIENCE
2005.08-2007.07   Sergeant, Republic of Korea Marine Corps
  -        ROK 924th Medical Support Group within International Security Assistance Force     (ISAF) at Afghanistan, 3SQD Launcher
  -        ROSI/Foal Eagle 2006, combined Field Training Exercise between the Republic of   Korea and United States armed forces

PUBLICATION
"Payday Lending in Virginia: Examination of Current Practices and Recommendations for Further Action" (with Lauren Campbell, Marcie Foster, Silvia Gulino Passera, and Luis Gutierrez), New Voices in Public Policy, Vol.6, 2012. George Mason University, School of Public Policy: Arlington, Virginia.

WORKING PAPER
“A Portal to Future Collaboration: Connecting Public-Private Interests and Mitigating Risk on Complex Infrastructure Projects The Port of Miami (Florida, USA) and Midtown (Virginia, USA) Tunnel Projects” (with Chang Kwon and John Gudgel), Working Paper, Center for Public-Private Partnership Policy, 2014

WORK IN PROGRESS
“The Impact of Employer Insurance Mandates on Employment by Small Business: Evidence from Massachusetts Reform”

"The Incidence of Healthcare Costs of Health Conditions: Evidence from Older Workers" (with Chanup Jeung and Solomiya Shpak)

"The Intergenerational Transmission of Entrepreneurial Propensities:  Comparative Evidence from Pre- to Post-Communism in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China" (with John S. Earle)

“The Heterogeneous Influence of NGOs on the Firm Participation Patterns in Voluntary CSR Initiatives: Evidence from the UN Global Compact” (with Lokesh Dani, David Morar, and Kyung Cheon Cha)

PRESENTATION
"The Employment Impact of Employer Insurance Mandate: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform", GW Student Research Conference in Economics, Apr 15, 2017, Washington, DC

"The Incidence of Healthcare Costs of Health Conditions: Evidence from Older Workers", 2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference, Nov 3-5, 2016, Washington, DC (with Chanup Jeung and Solomiya Shpak)

"NGOs in Global Multi-Stakeholder CSR: An Empirical Analysis of UN Global Compact", 2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference, Nov 3-5, 2016, Washington, DC (with Lokesh Dani, David Morar, and Kyung Cheon Cha)

"The Employment Impact of Employer Insurance Mandate: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform", Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) TwentyFirst Annual Meeting, May 6-7, 2016, Seattle, WA

“The Intergenerational Transmission of Entrepreneurial Propensities: Comparative Evidence from Pre- to Post-Communism in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China”, The Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA), January 3-5, 2016, San Francisco, CA (with John S. Earle)

“The Impact of Mandated Health Insurance on Employment by Small Business: Evidence from Massachusetts Reform”, Advances in Policy and Politics Conference (APPC), April 3, 2015

GRANTS AND AWARDS
American Finance Association, Doctoral Student Travel Grant, Jan 2015
George Mason University, School of Public Policy, Doctoral Student Travel Grant, Jan 2015
George Mason University, School of Public Policy, Grant Writing Fellowship, Jun 2013
George Mason University, School of Public Policy, Outstanding Policy Analysis for 2011, Jun 2011
Mississippi State University, First Prize Winner of the E-business competition, Apr 2009
Kwnagwoon University, CHAMBIT scholarship (50% scholarship), Spring 2008 and Fall 2008
Kwnagwoon University, DONGHAE scholarship (30% scholarship), Spring 2005
Kwnagwoon University, Summa Cum Laude Scholarships (Full scholarship), Fall 2003, Spring 2004,
     Fall 2004, and Fall 2005

EXTRA CURRICULAR
2016                Regression Discontinuity Designs, GCEP, Georgetown University
2016                AEA Continuing Education: Microeconomics of Life Course Inequality
2015                Discrete Choice Modeling: Cross-Section & Panel Data, GCEP, Georgetown University
2015                Program Evaluation, GCEP, Georgetown University
2015                Implementing Econometric Estimators in STATA, GCEP, Georgetown University
2015                Theory and Practice of Efficiency & Productivity Measurement Winter School
2015                AEA Continuing Education: Health Economics
2014                Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School
2014                AEA Continuing Education: Cross-Section Econometrics

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Economic Association
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Society of Labor Economists

ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
Seminar Assistant, Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS) by Dr. John S. Earle,
George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
Committee Member, Ph.D. Workshop, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
Student Chair, Applied Method in Public Policy Panel at Advancements in Public Policy Conference,
  George Mason University,
Schar School of Policy and Government

SKILLS
Computer skills: STATA and R
Language skills: Korean (Native) and English (Fluent)