SOK CHUL HONG
Associate Professor of Economics
SOGANG UNIVERSITY, KOREA
• University of Chicago, Ph.D., Economics, 2007.
• Seoul National University, M.A., Economics, 2002 / B.A., Economics, 2000
Economic History, Health Economics, Economic Development
 Malaria: An Early Indicator of Later Disease and Work Level. The Journal of Health Economics 32(3): 612-632. 2013.
 Malaria and Economic Productivity: A Longitudinal Analysis of the American Case. The Journal of Economic History 71(3): 654-671. 2011.
 Marriage and Men's Wealth Accumulation in the United States, 1860-1870. Korean Economic Review 26(1): 27-58. 2010.
 Survival in 19th Century Cities: The Larger the City, the Smaller Your Chances (with Louis Cain). Explorations in Economic History 46(4): 450-463. 2009.
 The Burden of Early Exposure to Malaria in the United States, 1850-1860: Malnutrition and Immune Disorders. The Journal of Economic History 67(4): 1001-1035. 2007.
PAPERS PUBLISHED IN KOREAN
 Population Aging and Deepening Inequality in Korea (with Hankyung Jun). Journal of Korean Economic Analysis 19(1): 71-122. 2013.
 Recent Status of National Expenditure for Mental Health Improvement in Korea. Journal of Budget and Policy 1(1): 67-102. 2012.
 Economic Fluctuation and Public Health Indicators in South Korea, 1983-2008 (with K. Kim and H. Nahm). The Korea Journal of Health Economics and Policy 16(1): 111-137. 2010.
 The Effect of Corporate Diversification on Performance. Korean Economic Journal 41(2): 169-200. 2002.
 Has the Burden of Obesity Declined in America since 1980? (under review).
 Who is Sitting Next to You? An Analysis of Peer Effects inside the Classroom (with Jungmin Lee) (under review).
 Identifying Mentally Vulnerable Population from External Effects of Celebrity Suicides (with Jungmin Lee) (under review).
 When the Race between Education and Technology Goes Backwards: The Post-bellum Decline of White School Attendance in the Southern US (with Hoyt Bleakley).
 Adapting to the Weather: Lessons from U.S. History (with Hoyt Bleakley).
 Inter-Urban Health Disparities: Survival in the Wards of 19th Century American Cities (with Louis Cain and Carlos Villareal).
 Diet, Health and Work Intensity in England and Wales, 1700-1914 (with Bernard Harris, Roderick Floud, and Robert Fogel). NBER Working Paper w15875. April 2010.
WORK IN PROGRESS
 Health, Mortality and the Standard of Living in Europe and North America Since 1700 (with Bernard Harris, Roderick Floud, and Robert Fogel).
 The Age-Specific Effects of Early-Life Family Demographics on Later Life Mortality and Human Capital Accumulation (with Jonathan Hersh and Sven Wilson).
 The Intergenerational Effects of Non-cognitive Ability: Locus of Control and Obesity of Children (with Taehyun Ahn).
 Oxford Handbook of American Economic History: Health - Disease and Sanitation
 US Birth Weight Puzzle (with Jungmin Lee and Kwang-sun Lee).
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