Karam Kang

Assistant Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-5033

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 315B

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

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

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Political economy, Industrial organization, Applied econometrics, Environmental economics

PUBLICATIONS

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

    The Review of Economic Studies, 2016

WORKING PAPERS

  • Regulatory Discretion and Compliance

    (author(s): Karam Kang, Bernardo Silveira)

  • Evaluating Discretion in Government Procurement

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

  • The Value of Connections in Lobbying

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

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Tepper School of Business - Richard M. Cyert Award for Excellence in Teaching (2017)
  • Tepper School of Business - BP Junior Faculty Chair (2015)
  • University of Pennsylvania - William Polk Carey Prize in Economics (2013)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Applied Microeconomics Seminar, Workshop Organizer (2014 - )
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2014 - 2015)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2014)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Intermediate Microeconomics (73230)
    2016 Section:
  • Senior Project (73497)
    2016 Section: A
    2015 Section: A
  • Econometrics II (47812)
    2016 Mini 2 Section: A
    2015 Mini 2 Section: A
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Intermedt Micrcomcs (73230)
    2015 Section: 1
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Karam Kang