Dirk Bethmann

Ph.D., Humboldt University of Berlin (2005)

Fields: Macroeconomics Ph: +82 2 3290-5134
Office: 516 Woodang Hall
dirk@korea.ac.kr

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 10/2005: Ph.D. in Economics (Dr.rer.pol.), Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (Advisor: Michael C. Burda)
  • 09/2004: B.Sc. in Mathematics (Vordiplom), FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
  • 09/1999: M.Sc. in Economics (Diplom-Volkswirt), Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
  • 09/1997: B.Sc. in Economics (Vordiplom), Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
  • 06/1995: Bank Mangament Assistant (Bankkaufmann), Norddeutsche Landesbank, Hanover, Germany

Professional Positions

  • 03/2019 – current: Professor, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 03/2014 – 02/2019: Associate Professor, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 03/2013 – 02/2014: Assistant Professor, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 02/2010 – 02/2013: Junior Professor, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • 07/2008 – 01/2010: Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Teaching at Korea University

  • ECO 647 Economic of Population, graduate course: spring 2015, spring 2019
  • ECON 203 Principles of Economics II, undergraduate course: spring & fall 2013, spring & fall 2014, spring & fall 2015, spring & fall 2016, spring & fall 2017, spring & fall 2018, spring 2019
  • ECON 202 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, undergarduate course: spring & fall 2013, spring & fall 2014, fall 2015, spring & fall 2016, spring & fall 2017, spring & fall 2018
  • ISC 203 Introduction to Macroeconomics, undergraduate course: summer 2014, summer 2017, summer 2018
  • ISC 390 Intermediate Macroeconomics, undergarduate course: summer 2017, summer 2018
  • IWC 203 Introduction to Macroeconomics, undergraduate course: winter 2016/17, winter 2016/18

Refereed Publications

  • “An Improvement to Jensen’s Inequality and its Application to Mating Market Clearing when Paternity is Uncertain”, Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 91, 2018, pp. 71-74
  • “Happily ever after? Intrahousehold bargaining and the distribution of utility within marriage” (with Robert Rudolf), Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2018, pp. 347-376
  • “Marriage Regimes”, Korea Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2015, pp. 5-56
  • “War, Marriage Markets and the Sex Ratio at Birth” (with Michael Kvasnicka), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, No. 3, 2014, pp. 859-877
  • “Solving Macroeconomic Models with Homogeneous Technology and Logarithmic Preferences”, Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-18
  • “World War II, Missing Men, and Out-Of-Wedlock Childbearing” (with Michael Kvasnicka), Economic Journal, Vol. 123, No. 567, 2013, pp. 162-194
  • “Simplifying Numerical Analyses of Hamilton-Jacob-Bellman Equations” (with Markus Reiß), Journal of Economics – Zeitschrift für Nationalwirtschaft, Vol. 107, No. 2, 2012, pp. 101-128
  • “The institution of marriage” (with Michael Kvasnicka), Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2011, pp. 1005-1032
  • “The open-loop solution of the Uzawa-Lucas Model of Endogenous Growth with N agents”, Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2008, pp. 396-414
  • “A Closed-Form Solution of the Uzawa-Lucas Model of Endogenous Growth”, Journal of Economics – Zeitschrift für Nationalwirtschaft, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2007, pp. 87-107