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. Recognition without Replacement in Legislative Bargaining, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, Volume 118, 161-175 [Latest working paper]
  2. 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]
  3. Positional Concern and Low Demand for Redistribution of the Poor, European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, Volume 56, 27-38 [Latest working paper]
  4. Population Uncertainty in Voluntary Contributions of Public Goods, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Volume 145, 218-231 [Latest working paper]
  5. The Second-Tier Trap: Theory and Experimental Evidence, International Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, Volume 14, Issue 4, 323-349 [Latest working paper]
  6. 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.