Kim, Jaehong

Associate Professor

Ph.D. in Economics (2014), Ph.D. in Mathematics (2008), Purdue University



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Biography Research Papers Research Projects

Working experience

Associate Professor at Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and Department of Economics, School of Economics, Xiamen University, September 2016–
Postdoctoral Fellow, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University Aug. 2014–Aug 2016
Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Basel, Switzerland Sept. 2012–Aug. 2014
Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University Aug. 2008–Aug. 2009

Ph.D. in Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Aug. 2014
Exchange program, Northwestern University, Evanston Winter, Spring 2012
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Aug. 2008
B.S. in Mathematics, cum laude, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, Feb. 2000
Minor in Business Administration

Research interests
Macroeconomics: search theory, monetary theory, Microeconomics: industrial organization, game theory, mathematical methods, Experimental Economics


Kim, J., M. Li, and M. Xu (2021). Organ donation with vouchers. Journal of Economic Theory, 191, 105159.

Huber, S., and J. Kim (2020). An overlapping generations model for monetary policy analysis. European Economic Review, 125, 103429.

Huber, S., and J. Kim (2019). The role of trading frictions in financial markets. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 99, 1–18.

Camera, G., and J. Kim (2018). Equilibrium wage rigidity in directed search. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 78, 68–78.

Huber, S., and J. Kim (2017). On the optimal quantity of liquid bonds. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 79, 184–200.

Camera, G., and J. Kim (2016). Dynamic directed search. Economic Theory, 62(1), 131–154.

Kim, J., and G. Camera (2014). Uniqueness of equilibrium in directed search models. Journal of Economic Theory, 151, 248–267.

Camera, G., and J. Kim (2013). Buyer's equilibrium with capacity constraints and restricted mobility: A recursive approach. Economics Letters, 118(2), 321–323.

Kim, J. (2009). A splitting theorem for holomorphic Banach bundles. Mathematische Zeitschrift, 263(1), 89–102.