Seonghoon Kim

Research Fellow

Singapore Management University


Seonghoon Kim is an associate professor of economics and the deputy director of the Centre for Research on Successful Aging at Singapore Management University.

He received his B.A. degree in economics from Sogang University in 2007 and a Ph.D. degree in economics from the Ohio State University in 2013. His research area includes health economics, labor economics, and development economics.

Seonghoon Kim joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2017 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2022.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14089
published in: Labour Economics, 2022, 75, 102128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13575
Jinwook Shin, Seonghoon Kim, Kanghyock Koh
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, 192, 199-221
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13354
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics, 2022, 55 (Suppl. 1), 115–134.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13184
revised version published as 'Trade-induced skill polarization' in: Economic Inquiry, 2020, 58 (4), 1783-1794
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12636
published in: Health Economics, 2022, 31(1), 233-249
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11879
published as 'Health insurance and subjective well-being: Evidence from two healthcare reforms in the United States' in: Health Economics, 2022, 31 (1), 233-249
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