Duk Gyoo Kim

Department of Economics
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
25-2, Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongro-gu, 03063 Seoul, South Korea

Dasan Hall of Economics, #32624
kim.dukgyoo (at) g.skku.edu
+82 2 760 0430



Please find my CV here.

I am an associate professor in the Department of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU). I study topics on public economics and political economy, and I conduct lab and field experiments.

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  1. Penalty Lottery, Sandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 125, Issue 4, October 2023, 997–1026 [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  2. “One Bite at the Apple”: Legislative Bargaining without Replacement, Volume 95, March 2023, 102589, Journal of Economic Psychology [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  3. Probability Matching and Strategic Decision Making (with Hee Chun Kim), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 98, June 2022, 101850 [Latest working paper]
  4. Collective Proofreading and the Optimal Voting Rule (with Jinhyuk Lee and Euncheol Shin), Global Economic Review, 2022, 51:1, 1-17 [Latest working paper]
  5. Multilateral Bargaining with Proposer Selection Contest (with Sang-Hyun Kim), Canadian Journal of Economics, 2022, Volume 55, No.1 [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  6. Vaccination Lottery, Economics Letters, Volume 208, November 2021, 110059 [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  7. Big and Small Lies (with Franziska Heinicke and Diogo Geraldes), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2021, Volume 91, 101666 [Latest working paper], featured in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German)
  8. Recognition without Replacement in Legislative Bargaining, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, Volume 118, 161-175 [Latest working paper]
  9. A Theory of FAQs: Public Announcements with Rational Ignorance (with Yeochang Yoon), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, Volume 158, 560-574 [Latest working paper]
  10. Positional Concern and Low Demand for Redistribution of the Poor, European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, Volume 56, 27-38 [Latest working paper]
  11. Population Uncertainty in Voluntary Contributions of Public Goods, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Volume 145, 218-231 [Latest working paper]
  12. The Second-Tier Trap: Theory and Experimental Evidence, International Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, Volume 14, Issue 4, 323-349 [Latest working paper]
  13. Response time in choosing the most or least preferred option, Economics Bulletin Vol. 36 No. 1 pp. 595-600

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