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  • Name Sun Jung Oh
  • Departments Employment Policy Research Division
  • Position
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Syracuse University, The Maxwell School, Syracuse, NY
· Ph.D. in Social Science (Interdisciplinary Unit, Public Policy
Concentration), 2015
· Master of Arts in Economics, 2012
· Master of Public Administration, 2011

Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
· Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, 2003


Commendation from the Deputy Prime Minister Commendation of Republic of Korea,
Seoul, Korea, 2020
Dissertation Grant Award, American Educational Research Association, 2014 – 2015
Graduate Assistantship Award, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2011 – 2013,
2014 – 2015
Commendation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Republic of
Korea, Seoul, Korea, 2010
Citation from the Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights, Seoul,
Korea, 2003
Study Abroad Award, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea, 2002
Alumni Award, College of Law, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea, 2002

Major Publications

“Analyzing the Employment Impact of the R&D Investment Policies of the
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry: Differential Effects by Firm
Characteristics” (with ShinHyuck Kang), Korean Policy Studies Review, 2021,
30:2: 1~19.
“Analyzing the Employment Impact of the Korean Wave Support Policies using the
Contingent Valuation Method” (with Taeyoung Kim), Journal of Culture Industry,
2021. 21:1, 1-19.
“The Impact of the School Choice Policy on Student Sorting: Evidence from
Seoul, South Korea” (with Hosung Sohn), Policy Studies, 2021, 42:4, 415-436,
“The Impact of the 2012 Amendment of the Cosmetics Law on Employment” (with
Dong-Ook Choi), Journal of Industrial Economics and Business, 2019.
“School Desegregation and Teenage Fertility” (with Robert Bifulco and Leonard
Lopoo), Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, December 2015, pp. 591-611.
“What Have We Learned from Paired Testing in Housing Markets?” (with John
Yinger), Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, November
2015, pp.15-60.
“Do High School Peers Have Persistent Effects on College Attainment and Other
Life Outcomes?” (with Robert Bifulco, Jason Fletcher, and Steve Ross), Labour
Economics, August 2014, pp. 83-90.