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  • Assistant Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
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Research Summary

My research focuses on four areas: 1) analyzing household financial decisions and outcomes and investigating whether access to information improves on household financial decisions; 2) identifying factors associated with cognitive functioning; 3) examining to what extent genetic traits of cognition or overconfidence in cognitive ability affect decisions about finance and health (connecting 1 and 2), and 4) exploring the interplay between genetic traits (G) and environmental factors (E).

Education

  • B.A., Department of Consumer and Child Stuides, Seoul National University
  • M.A. , Department of Consumer Sciences , Seoul National University . Project: Consumer Information Remedies in the Market for Legal Services
  • Ph.D., Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University . Project: An Economic Analysis of the Market for Long-term Care: Evidence from Alzheimer’s Disease