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Young-Il Albert Kim

Dr. Young-Il Albert Kim

Associate Professor


Abbotsford campus

Phone: 604-504-7441, ext. 4209

email Young-Il Albert


Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Sogang University, September 2010‐June 2017

Associate Professor, School of Economics, Sogang University, June 2017‐August 2018

Associate Professor, Social Science, Minerva Schools at Keg Graduate Institute, August 2018‐present

Best Lecture Award (by student evaluation), Sogang University, 2011 & 2014

Teaching Achievement Award, IEN Institute, the Northern Consortium (NCUK) for excellent teaching service during 2011‐18 academic years


PhD Economics, University of Chicago

Teaching Interests

Applied economics

Research Interests

Applied microeconomics, population economics, labor economics, health economics


Long‐run Mental Health Impact of the Korean War. Seoul Journal of Economics, December 2017, 30 (4): 431‐453.

Mental Health Cost of Terrorism: Study of the Charlie Hebdo Attack in Paris (with Dongyoung Kim)

Health Economics, 2017; 0:1‐14.

Pronatalist Cash Grant and Fertility: A Panel Analysis (with Sok Chul Hong, Jae‐Young Lim, and Mee‐

Young Yeo), The Korean Economic Review, December 2016, 32 (2): 331‐354.

The Long‐Run Impact of Traumatic Experience on Risk Aversion (with Jungmin Lee), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, December 2014, 108: 174‐186.

Lifetime Impact of Cash Transfer on Fertility, Canadian Studies in Population, April 2014, 41 (1‐2): 97‐110.

Estimating Risk Aversion Using Individual‐Level Survey Data (with Jungmin Lee), The Korean Economic Review, December 2012, 28 (2): 221‐239.

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