Sunham Kim

Ph.D. Candidate
Purdue University
sunham-kim (at) purdue.edu
sunhamkim (at) gmail.com

About Me

Welcome! I am a Ph.D. candidate in Department of Economics at Purdue University. Vitae

I will join the Korea Development Institute as an Associate Fellow in the summer of 2024.

Upcoming Talks

Research Interests

Working Papers

  1. Human Capital Production in a Spatial Economy: A Quantitative Assessment of the Decentralized U.S. Education System
    Job Market Paper

    previously titled: A Dynamic Model of Skill Formation and Worker Migration
  2. Care for the China Syndrome: Trade Shock, Sick Workers, and Access to Healthcare
  3. Building Housing: The Allocative Efficiency of Creating New Cities Versus Expanding Existing Cities

    UCLA Ziman Center WP No. 2023-13
  4. School Closure and Educational Inequality: Parental Investment in the Pandemic
    with Hyunjae Kang and Tae Young Kang
    Media Coverage (Korean): The Kyunghyang Shinmun


Instructor, Purdue University

Teaching Assistant, Purdue University

Teaching Assistant, Yonsei University


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