Kijong Kim is a research scholar 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 the application of time-use data to economic analysis. The recent research includes time-income poverty measures and employment policy simulations for South Korea; input-output analysis and microsimulation of the early childhood care and education in Turkey and of employment impacts of an expanded public works program in South Africa and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the United States; and analyses of household responses to 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 BS in Economics from Korea University and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.