Karam  Kang

Assistant Professor of Economics
B P Junior Faculty Chair AY 2015-2016

PHONE

412-268-5033

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 321

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania - Ph D (Economics) - 2012
Seoul National University - BA - 2005

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Public economics, political economy, applied econometrics, environmental economics

WORKING PAPERS

  • Access for Sale

    (author(s): Karam Kang, Hye You)

  • Winning by Default: Why is There So Little Competition in Government Procurement?

    (author(s): Karam Kang, Robert Miller)

  • Policy Influence and Private Returns from Lobbying in the Energy Sector

    The Review of Economic Studies

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • University of Pennsylvania - William Polk Carey Prize in Economics (2013)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Applied Microeconomics Seminar, Workshop Organizer, Organize the seminar series jointly with Heinz College and the economics department at the University of Pittsburgh, (2014 - )
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member, Winnow and interview the job candidates, (2014 - 2015)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member, Winnow and interview the job candidates, (2013 - 2014)
  • Faculty Webpage Design Committee, Committee Member, Provide faculty's viewpoints on designining Tepper's new web system, (2013 - 2013)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • INTERMEDT MICRCOMCS (73230)
    2015 Section: 1, 2
    2014 Section: 3
    2013 Section: 3
  • Econometrics II (47812)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • ENVIRONMNTL PLY ECON (73433)
    2014 Section: A
    2013 Section: A
Karam Kang