ChangikJo

cichoCHANGIK JO
Department of Economics, College of Business & College of International Studies
Hallym University, 1 Hallymdaehak-gil,
Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 200-702, Korea
Tel: +82-33-248-1811 Fax: +82-33-256-3424
E-mail: cjo@hallym.ac.kr, cxj183@gmail.com

Education

  • 1999 ~ 2004: Ph.D. in Economics, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Department of Economics, New York, NY, U.S.A. Dissertation: Marital Status and Obesity: Causes and Effects
  • 1993 ~ 1995: Master of Public Health (MPH), with specialty in Health Economics and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea 
  • 1989 ~ 1993: B.A. in Economics, School of Economics, Seoul National University, Korea  

Employment

  • 2014 ~ present: Dean, College of International Studies, Hallym University, Korea
  • 2010 ~ present: Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, College of Business, Hallym University, Korea
  • 2012 ~ 2013: Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Georgia State University, U.S.A.
  • 2006 ~ 2010: Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, College of Business, Hallym University, Korea
  • 2009 ~ present: Director of International Trade and Business, College of International Studies, Hallym University. Korea
  • 2008 ~ 2009: Director of MBA Program, Graduate School of Business, Hallym University. Korea
  • 2004 ~ 2006: Assistant Professor of Economics, Anderson University, SC, U.S.A.
  • 2000 ~ 2004: Lecturer and Instructor of Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, Baruch College, City University of New York, New York, NY, U.S.A.
  • 1999 ~ 2001: Research Assistant, PSC CUNY Research Funds, City University of New York, New York, NY, U.S.A.
  • 1999 ~ 1999: Researcher, National Health Expenditure Accounting Committee, The Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korean Government, Seoul, Korea
  • 1993 ~ 1995: Junior Researcher (part time), Division of Health Financing, The Korea Institute of Health Services Management (KIHM), Seoul, Korea
  • 1993 ~ 1994: Teaching Assistant, Health Care Economics, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea
 

Fields of Research and Teaching Interests

Health Economics, Labor Economics, Economic Evaluation (BCA, CMA, CUA, CEA etc.)
Pharmaceutical Economics (Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Observational Data)
Economics of Aging and Demography, Applied Micro-Econometrics
 

Publication: Academic Journal Articles

18. “An empirical investigation of the effect of business cycles and parental socioeconomic status on the children’s weight change,” Journal of Women and Economics, accepted for publication, 2015 (in Korean).
17. “Conjoint preference elicitation approach to measure the willingness to pay for liver cancer treatment in Korea,” Clinical and Molecular Hepatology, accepted for publication, 2015. (in English).
16. “An Economic Impact of Tariff Escalation on Imports of Crude Oil in Korea: A Study using Computable General Equilibrium Analysis,” Energy Policy, accepted for publication, 2015. (in English).
15. “Fat and Bone in Osteoporosis: No More of Controlling for Body Weight,” European Journal of Epidemiology, accepted for publication, 2015. (in English).
14. “A study on estimating the policy effect of diaper and infant formula provision for needy lowincome families: income transfer effect or money illusion?” Journal of Women and Economics, 2014 (in Korean).
13. “Cost of illness studies: concepts, scopes, and methods,” Clinical and Molecular Hepatology, 2014. (in English).
12. “An Empirical Investigation on Availability of Emergency Contraception and Sexual Behaviors: Any Causal Effects?” Health and Social Welfare Review, vol. 33(3), 2013. (in Korean)
11. “Using Discrete Choice Experiments to Estimate Marginal Willingness to Pay (MWTP) of Insurance Premium for the Cancer Treatment in Korea: A General Population Study,” Health and Social Welfare Review, vol. 33(2), 2013. (in English)
10. “What Determines the Pharmaceutical R&D Investments?” Journal of Social Science, vol. 38(3), 2012. (in English)
09. “A Comparison of Preferences of Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma between the Patient Group and Medical Expert Group,” Value in Health, vol. 15, 2012 (in English)
08. “The effect of doctor’s payment method on patient’s medical care use: revisit of the patient’s asymmetric information problem,” KDI Journal of Economic Policy. 2011. (in English)
07. “An Estimation of the Price Elasticity of Demand for Health Care after Implementation of Office Visit Copayment for Medical Aid Beneficiaries,” The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol. 16 (3), 2010. (in Korean)
06. “Do asymmetric information problems still affect a patient’s medical care use after controlling for the patient’s ex-ante health status?” Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, vol. 50(2), 2009. (in English)
05. “The Effect of Social Capital on Smoking and Drinking behaviors of the Elderly in Korea,” The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol. 14 (2), 2008. (in English)
04. “The Effect of the Degree of Competition of the Hospital Market Regions on Clinic’s Rate of antibiotics Prescription,” KDI Journal of Economic Policy, vol. 30 (2).2008. (in Korean)
03. “An Economic Analysis of Public Health Policies Using Economic Growth Models: A Case in Korea,” The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol. 12 (2). 2006. pp. 77~105. (in Korean)
02. “Marital Status and Obesity: An Empirical Investigation of Causality Relationship Using Constrained Bivariate Probit Models.” The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol.
12 (2). 2006. pp. 125~143. (in English)
01. “An Economic Analysis of Sexual Behaviors of Young Adults: Any Causality with Drinking Alcohol or Using Drugs?” The Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol. 12 (1).

Publication: Books and Book Chapters

06. “Olympic Game Impacts Studies (2009-2014),” Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games Organization, IOC. 2014.
05. “Intermediate Microeconomics,” expected to be available in August 2014. McGraw-Hill Korea. 04. “Medical Economics,” Sigma Press (Korean translation) 2013.
03. “A Study on Optimal Tariff Escalation of Intermediate and Final Products: Cases of Crude Oil, Iron Ore, and Coal,” The Korean Association of Public Finance, 2012.
02. “A Study of Management and Allocation of Water Rights,” Gangwon Development Research Institute, 2009.
01. “The Changing Landscape of South Korea’s Healthcare Financing System and Outlook,” in Health Insurance in Asia, A Quick Guide published by Asia Insurance Review, 2009.

Working Papers

27. “Economic Burden of Liver Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer in Korea,” The Korean Association for the Study of the Liver, 2014.
26. “An Economic Evaluation of Feasibility Analysis of Sejong Hospital,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2014.
25. “A Prospective Study on Policy Feasibility of Diaper and Formula Provision for Low-income Households in Korea,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2014.
24. “An Economic Evaluation of Funding the Research-Based Hospitals in Korea,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2013.
23. “Manual on Economic Evaluation of Feasibility Analysis of Health Facilities in Korea,” PIMAC, Korea Development Institute, 2012.
22. “An Economic Evaluation of Reconstruction of Masan Hospital,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2011.
21. “An Empirical Investigation of the Links between the Drug Price Regulation and R&D Activities in Pharmaceutical Industry: A Firm-Level Analysis.” Pfizer Korea, Inc.
20. “Using Discrete Choice Experiments to Estimate the Marginal Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance Premium for Cancer Treatments: A General Population Study” (accepted in Value in Health). 2011.
19. “An Economic Evaluation of Biosafety Level (BL) 4 Laboratory of KFDA,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2010.
18. “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Branch Hospital of Gyeongsang National University Hospital in Changwon City,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2010.
17. “A Study of Effects of Introduction of for-Profit Hospitals in Korea.” Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF) and Korea Development Institute, 2009.
16. “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Center for Clinical Practice of Kyungpook National University Hospital,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2009.
15. “A Cost-minimization Study of Aggrenox for the Prevention of Recurrent Strokes in Korea,” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2009.
14. “Cost-Minimization Analysis of Posaconazole in the Treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis with Refractory Diseases in Korea.” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2009.
13. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Posaconazole for Prophylaxis in Patients with Neutropenia.” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2009.
12. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Temsirolimus in the Stages 3 and 4 of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (aRCC) in Korea.” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2009.
11. “An Economic Evaluation of Anidulafungin in the Treatment of Invasive Candidiasis in Korea,” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2008.
10. “A Cost-Effectiveness Study of Fesoterodine in the Treatment of Overactive Bladder Syndrome in Korea,” Korea Institute of Environment and Health, 2008.
09. “A Study of Development of Economic Evaluation on National Health Examination Program,” Ministry of Health, Social Welfare, and Family, Korea, 2008.
08. “Cost-Benefit Analysis of VA Hospital in Inchon Area,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2007.
07. “Cost-Benefit Analysis of Korean Army Medical Center,” PIMAC Report, Korea Development Institute, 2007.
06. “Economic Burden of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in Korea: A Retrospective Claims Database Study,” Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, 2007.
05. “Why American People Become Obese?” mimeo, 2004.
04. “Alzheimer’s Disease Hits Everyone.” mimeo, 2004.
03. “The Impact of Managerial Ownership on Firm Investments.” mimeo, 2001.
02. “Sensitivity Analysis of Price Elasticity of Cigarette Smoking in America: Using BRFSS Data 1987~1999.” mimeo, 2001.
01. “A Measurement of Social Costs Associated with Population Growth and Pollution: Cases in 5 Metropolitan Areas in Korea,” (with B. M., Yang) Quarterly Meeting of Korea Association of Environmental Economics and Policies, 1995 (in Korean)

Works in Progress

07. Obesity and Osteoporosis: Using KNHANES Data, under review.
06. PSA guideline and Prostate cancer screening, under review.
05. Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance Premium among Korean Population.
04. Obesity and Suicide and Suicidal Attempts: Any Causality?
03. Problems in Long Term Care Financing: A Case of the Alzheimer’s Disease.
02. Role of Funding and Policies of Innovation of Cancer Drugs.
01. Impact of Pharmaceutical R&D on Economic Growth.

Fellowships and Awards

04. Hallym University Research Grants (2006~2011, 2013, 2014)
03. Hallym University Best Teaching Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014).
02. Honors Faculty at Anderson University (Fall 2005 ~ Spring 2006)
01. Fellowship of PSC CUNY (September 1999 ~ August 2000, and 2002~2003).

Courses Taught

01. The City University of New York: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (both principles and intermediate levels), Econometrics, Economics of Labor, Economics of Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Basic Statistics
02. Anderson University: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics (both principles and intermediate levels), International Trade, Business Regression Analysis, Health Behaviors and Economic Impacts (Honors Class), Labor Economics.
03. Hallym University: Economics of Aging, Microeconomics (principles, intermediate, and graduate levels), Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Economic Development, Economic Growth Theory, Managerial Economics, Industrial Organization, Economics
of Mature Market, Economic Way of Thinking, Health Economics and Policy (both undergraduate and graduate levels), History of Economic Thought, Business Statistics, Econometrics.
All the positions above had full responsibility for the courses including syllabus. And the teaching evaluations for the courses taught will be available upon request.