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.

I usually go by ‘Duk,’ by pronouncing ‘DOOK’ quickly. Want to enunciate my first name, ‘Duk Gyoo’? Click to listen


  1. Sharing the Burden of Negative Externalities: A Tale of Gridlock and Accountability Elusion (with Andrzej Baranski-Madrigal), Ecological Economics, 2024, Volume 224, 108264. [Latest working paper]
  2. Multilateral Bargaining over the Division of Losses (with Wooyoung Lim), Games and Economic Behavior, 2024, Volume 146, 59-76. [Latest working paper]
  3. Viable Nash Equilibria: An Experiment (with Daehong Min and John Wooders), accepted at Economic Theory
  4. From Helping Hand to Stumbling Block: the ChatGPT Paradox in Competency Experiment (with Ahram Moon), Applied Economics Letters, 2024 [Latest working paper]
  5. Penalty Lottery, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 125, Issue 4, October 2023, 997–1026 [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  6. “One Bite at the Apple”: Legislative Bargaining without Replacement, Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 95, March 2023, 102589[Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  7. Probability Matching and Strategic Decision Making (with Hee Chun Kim), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 98, June 2022, 101850 [Latest working paper]
  8. Collective Proofreading and the Optimal Voting Rule (with Jinhyuk Lee and Euncheol Shin), Global Economic Review, 2022, 51:1, 1-17 [Latest working paper]
  9. Multilateral Bargaining with Proposer Selection Contest (with Sang-Hyun Kim), Canadian Journal of Economics, 2022, Volume 55, No.1, 38–73. [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository] (Listed as “Top Cited Article” 2022–2023)
  10. Vaccination Lottery, Economics Letters, Volume 208, November 2021, 110059 [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  11. 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)
  12. Recognition without Replacement in Legislative Bargaining, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, Volume 118, 161-175 [Latest working paper]
  13. 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]
  14. Positional Concern and Low Demand for Redistribution of the Poor, European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, Volume 56, 27-38 [Latest working paper]
  15. Population Uncertainty in Voluntary Contributions of Public Goods, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Volume 145, 218-231 [Latest working paper]
  16. The Second-Tier Trap: Theory and Experimental Evidence, International Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, Volume 14, Issue 4, 323-349 [Latest working paper]
  17. Response time in choosing the most or least preferred option, Economics Bulletin Vol. 36 No. 1 pp. 595-600

Working Papers