Kijong Kim

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Kijong Kim is a research associate in Gender Equality and the Economy program at Levy Economics Institute. His current research interests lie in distributional impact analyses of social and fiscal policies; social care investment; gender-oriented macro modeling; and econometric analysis of household and field surveys. The recent research includes a global projection of economic impact of care service expansion (ILO); distributional analysis of the early childhood care and education in Turkey (UNDP, UNW, ILO); and time and income poverty in Ghana and Tanzania; and analyses of household behaviors to the Great recession using time-use and consumption surveys. Kim has taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, and environmental economics at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University in Tbilisi, Georgia; and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy. He holds a B.S. in Economics from Korea University and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:

“The Impact of Investing in Social Care on Employment Generation, Time and Income-Poverty and Gender Gaps: A Macro-Micro Simulation for Turkey – Ipek Ilkkaracan, Kijong Kim, Tom Masterson, Emel Memis &  Ajit Zacharias

“A Gendered Social Accounting Matrix for South Korea” – Hans Lofgren, Kijong Kim, Marzia Fontana & Martin Cicowiez