Duk Gyoo Kim

Department of Economics
University of Mannheim

L 7, 3-5 Room 225
68161 Mannheim

d.kim (at) uni-mannheim.de
+49 621 181 1797


Please find my CV here.

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim. 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. Multilateral Bargaining with Proposer Selection Contest (with Sang-Hyun Kim), accepted at Canadian Journal of Economics [Latest working paper] [OSF Data repository]
  2. Recognition without Replacement in Legislative Bargaining, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, Volume 118, 161-175 [Latest working paper]
  3. 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]
  4. Positional Concern and Low Demand for Redistribution of the Poor, European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, Volume 56, 27-38 [Latest working paper]
  5. Population Uncertainty in Voluntary Contributions of Public Goods, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Volume 145, 218-231 [Latest working paper]
  6. The Second-Tier Trap: Theory and Experimental Evidence, International Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, Volume 14, Issue 4, 323-349 [Latest working paper]
  7. Response time in choosing the most or least preferred option, Economics Bulletin Vol. 36 No. 1 pp. 595-600

Working Papers

Work in progress



I teach Public Choice Theory in every fall semester for Bachelors, and Public Economics in every spring semester for Masters. For more information about thesis supervision, contact me.