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Dr. Sangyoon PARK


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Dr. Sangyoon PARK received his Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University, and joined The University of Hong Kong in 2016.  He also holds a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010, and an M.A. in Economics from Northwestern University in 2011. 

Sangyoon’s research interests lie at the intersection of development, labour, and personnel economics.  His current research focuses on peer effects in education and workplace settings and the role of non-cognitive skills on job productivity. 

Area of Interest

  • Development Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Personnel Economics


  • Ph.D., M.A., Northwestern University
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Working Papers

  • "Socializing at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Manufacturing Workers"
  • "Gender-Peer Effects: Evidence from a Quasi-Random Classroom Assignment Policy"
  • "Input Misallocation and Production Externalities"

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