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Kyungmin  Kim

Kyungmin Kim Economics

Assistant Professor
319-335-0982
kyungmin-kim@uiowa.edu
W382  Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • BA in Economics, Seoul National University, Korea, 2004

Expertise

  • Applied Economic Theory
  • Game Theory

Awards

  • William Polk Carey Prize, University of Pennsylvania, April 2010

Selected Publications

Working Papers

  • Information about Sellers' Past Behavior in the Market for Lemons, Kyungmin Kim
  • Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing, Kyungmin Kim, Marilyn Pease
  • Price Discovery and Interventions in Frozen Markets, Kyungmin Kim, Braz Camargo, Benjamin Lester,
  • Trading Dynamic in the Market for Lemons, Kyungmin Kim, Ayca Kaya
  • Efficient competition through cheap talk: the case of competing auctions, Kyungmin Kim, Philipp Kircher

          Prior Positions

          • Assistant Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, July 2009 - May 2010

          Review and Editorial Work

          • Referee, Theoretical Economics
          • Referee, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, February 2015 - current
          • Referee, Economic Inquiry, November 2014 - current
          • Referee, Scandinavian journal of economics, November 2014 - current
          • Referee, Journal of Economic Theory, May 2014 - current
          • Referee, Review of Economic Design, November 2013 - current
          • Referee, Korean Economic Review, October 2013 - current
          • Referee, Labour Economics, September 2012 - current
          • Referee, Econometrica, February 2012 - current
          • Referee, International Journal of Game Theory, September 2011 - current
          • Referee, Review of Economic Studies, May 2011 - current
          • Referee, Journal of Mathematical Economics, January 2011 - current
          • Referee, Journal of Public Economics, January 2011 - current
          • Referee, Games and Economic Behavior, August 2010 - current
          • Referee, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, November 2009 - current
          • Referee, International Economic Review, September 2009 - current

            Presentations

            • Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing, KAEA-KEA conference, Yonsei University, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea, August 2014
            • Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing, Invited seminar, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, July 2014
            • Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing, Society for Economic Dynamics, Toronto, Canada, June 2014
            • Efficient Competition through Cheap Talk: the Case of Competing Auctions, Mannheim Conference on Informed Principal, University of Mannheim, Edesheim, Germany, June 2014
            • Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing, Canadian Economic Theory Conference, Simon Fraser University , Vancouver, Canada, April 2014
            • Trading Dynamics in the Market for Lemons, ASSA meetings, Philadelphia, PA, January 2014
            • Trading Dynamics in the Market for Lemons, Midwest Theory Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October 2013
            • Learning and Price Discovery in a Search Model, Philadelphia Search and Matching: 10th Anniversary Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, September 2013
            • Trading Dynamics in the Market for Lemons, Asian Meeting of Econometric Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore, August 2013
            • Efficient Cheap Talk in Directed Search: On the Non-essentiality of Commitment in Market Games, Invited seminar, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 2012
            • Efficient Cheap Talk in Directed Search: On the Non-essentiality of Commitment in Market Games, Invited seminar, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, April 2012
            • Efficient Cheap Talk in Directed Search: On the Non-essentiality of Commitment in Market Games, 2012 North American Winter Econometric Society Meeting, Econometric Society, Chicago, IL, January 2012
            • Efficient Cheap Talk in Directed Search: On the Non-essentiality of Commitment in Market Games, Invited seminar, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2011
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, Invited seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY, March 2011
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, Invited seminar, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, January 2011
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, Invited seminar, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, November 2010
            • Endogenous market segmentation for lemons, Invited seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY, October 2010
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, Invited seminar, University of Illinois, Uabana-Champagne, Champagne, IL, October 2010
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, Midwest Theory Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, September 2010
            • Information about sellers' past behavior in the market for lemons, WCU-Economics Conference, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, August 2010

            Committees and Professional Service

            • Research seminar