Yu Ri Kim, Ph.D.

Yu Ri Kim, Ph.D.

  • Assistant professor (Economics)
  • Rm. 751, International Building
  • Phone: +82-2-2220-2286
  • Fax:+82-2-2220-0282
  • yurikim73@hanyang.ac.kr


Yu Ri Kim Yu Ri Kim is an assistant professor in the School of International Studies at Hanyang University. Her research interests are development economics, trade facilitation in developing countries, technology diffusion, and international economics. She has conducted fieldwork in Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia and has experience with both household-level and firm-level data. She majored in economics and international relations from University of Toronto, Canada. She studied international studies in the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, and received Ph.D. in international studies from the University of Tokyo, Japan. She has taught at the University of Tokyo, Waseda University, and Tsukuba University and worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Waseda University and Sophia University before joining Hanyang.

Courses taught in the DIS:

  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Career Development 1
  • Career Development 2

Selected publications:

  • Shimamoto, Daichi, Yasuyuki Todo, Yu Ri Kim, and Petr Matous, “Identifying and Decomposing Peer Effects on Decision-making Using a Randomized Controlled Trial.” Empirical Economics. 2021; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-021-02153-w
  • Kim, Yu Ri, Yasuyuki Todo and Taewoo Roh “Are Politically Connected Firms More Likely to Export? Evidence from Vietnam.” Korea Trade Review, 2021; Vol. 46, No. 5: 131-152.
  • Kim, Yu Ri, “Does Aid for Trade Diversify the Export Structure of Recipient Countries?” The World Economy. 2019; Vol. 42, Issue 9: 2684– 2722. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12845
  • Kim, Yu Ri, Yasuyuki Todo, Daichi Shimamoto, and Petr Matous, “Are Seminars on Export Promotion Effective? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial.” The World Economy, 2018; Vol. 41, Issue 11: 2954– 2982. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12658