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Indiana University Bloomington

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Heejoon Kang

Contact Information

(812) 855-9219
kang [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

  • Professor Emeritus of Business Economics & Public Policy

Campus

  • Bloomington

Education

  • BS, Seoul National University, 1966
  • MS, University of South Carolina, 1973
  • MA, University of Washington, 1975
  • PhD, University of South Carolina, 1974
  • PhD, University of Washington, 1980

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, since August 1997 - 2008
  • Adjunct Professor, Indiana University Department of Economics, since September 2003
  • Visiting Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, August-October 2004
  • Acting Chair, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, August-December 2003
  • Visiting Professor, ZEI, University of Bonn, Germany, June 2002
  • Acting Chair, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, January-May, 2001
  • Associate Professor, Indiana University, 1984-1997
  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University, 1980-84

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Invited Lecturer, School of Economics, Seoul National University, sponsored by Seoul Journal of Economics (2002)
  • Summer Research Grants from Indiana University School of Business (1988-2001)
  • Innovative Teaching Award, doctoral program, Indiana University Kelley School of Business (1998-99)
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Kelley School of Business Doctoral Student Association (1997-8)
  • Ameritech Fellowship: Raising the Effectiveness of Export and Investment Promostion in the Great Lakes Region, with Joseph C. Miller (1990-91)
  • Ameritech Fellowship: The Feasability of a Midwestern Trade Promotion Agency (1990-89)
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, School of Business Doctoral Student Association (1988-89)
  • Ameritech Fellowship: Foreign Trade and Investment Policies of the Great Lakes States Toward South Korea: Practice, Performance, and Perception (1988-89)
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship from Indiana University Research and Graduate Development (1987)

Professional Interests

Time Series Analysis, Applied Econometrics, Foreign Trade, Financial Economics

Selected Publications

  • Heejoon Kang and Michele Fratianni, “Heterogeneous Distance-Elasticities in Trade Gravity Models,” Economics Letters, 90, 2006, pp. 68-71.