Wonki Cho

Ph.D., University of Rochester

Fields: Microeconomic theory, mechanism design, game theory Ph: +82-2-3290-2208
Office: PSE #330
chowonki@korea.ac.kr

Personal webpage

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, USA, 2013.
    Dissertation: Essays in Microeconomic Theory (angel advisor: Professor William Thomson)
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Rochester, USA, 2010.
  • M.A. in Economics, Korea University, South Korea, 2008.
  • B.A. in Economics, Korea University, South Korea, 2006.
  • Exchange Student, University of New South Wales, Australia, Spring 2005.

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Economics, Korea University, 2019.09–present.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Korea University, 2017.03–2019.08.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Sogang University, 2015.09–2017.02.
  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics, University of Manchester, 2013.08–2015.08.

Research Interests

  • Microeconomic theory
  • Mechanism design
  • Game theory

Teaching Interests

  • Undergraduate: Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Mathematics for Economists
  • Graduate: Microeconomic Theory I, II

Publications

  • “Group identification with (incomplete) preferences”, with Alejandro Saporiti, forthcoming, Journal of Public Economic Theory. [publisher]
  • “Fractional group identification”, with Chang Woo Park, 2018, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 77, 66-75. [publisher]
  • “Fairness in group identification”, 2018, Mathematical Social Sciences, 94, 35-40. [publisher]
  • “Probabilistic assignment: an extension approach”, 2018, Social Choice and Welfare, 51, 137-162. [publisher]
  • “Stability and the immediate acceptance rule when school priorities are weak”, with Battal Dogan, 2017, International Journal of Game Theory, 46, 991-1014. [publisher]
  • “Multinary group identification”, with Biung-Ghi Ju, 2017, Theoretical Economics, 12, 513-531. [publisher]
  • “When is the probabilistic serial assignment uniquely efficient and envy-free?”, 2016, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 66, 4–25. [publisher]
  • “Equivalence of efficiency notions for ordinal assignment problems”, with Battal Do ̆gan, 2016, Economics Letters, 146, 8–12. [publisher]
  • “Preference revelation games in school choice when students are naïve or strategic”, 2016, Journal of Economic Theory and Econometrics, 27, 96–108. [publisher]
  • “Incentive properties for ordinal mechanisms”, 2016, Games and Economic Behavior, 95, 168–177. [publisher]
  • “Impossibility results for parametrized notions of efficiency and strategy-proofness in ex-change economies”, 2014, Games and Economic Behavior, 86, 26–39. [publisher]

Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • Korean Econometric Society Summer Meeting, Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, December 2018.
  • Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Seoul, South Korea, June 2018.
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, April 2018.
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, January 2018.
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore, October 2017.
  • Fair Division Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2017.
  • Society for Economic Design, York, United Kingdom, June 2017.
  • Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, November 2016.
  • Korea Institute of Advanced Studies, Seoul, South Korea, October 2016.
  • Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Lund, Sweden, June 2016.
  • Korean Econometric Society Summer Meeting, Jeju, South Korea, June 2016.
  • East Asian Game Theory Conference, Tokyo, Japan, August 2015.
  • Royal Economic Society Conference, Manchester, UK, March 2015.
  • Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2015.
  • Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2015.
  • University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, October 2014.
  • University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, October 2014.
  • Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, August 2014.
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, August 2014.
  • Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Boston, USA, June 2014.
  • Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea, April 2014.
  • Royal Economic Society Conference, Manchester, UK, April 2014.
  • Workshop on Distributive Justice, Institution, and Behavior, Seoul, South Korea, January 2014.
  • Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, January 2014.
  • Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, June 2013.
  • Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, February 2013.
  • University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, February 2013.
  • KIET, Seoul, South Korea, February 2013.
  • Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2013.
  • UC Riverside, Riverside, USA, February 2013.
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, October 2012.
  • Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, October 2012.
  • International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, USA, July 2012.
  • Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Seoul, South Korea, August 2011.
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, August 2011.
  • Meeting of the Society for Economic Design, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.

Academic Activities

  • 한국계량경제학회 사무차장, 2018.03-2019.02.
  • <경제학연구> 편집위원, 2016.03-2020.02.

Awards and Honors

  • 김태성 학술상, 한국계량경제학회, 2018.
  • Isaac Sherman Scholar, University of Rochester, 2011-2012.
  • Peter Conibear Memorial Prize, University of Rochester, 2011.
  • W. Allen Wallis Fellow, University of Rochester, 2010-2011.
  • Norman M. Kaplan Memorial Prize, University of Rochester, 2010.
  • Lionel W. McKenzie Memorial Prize, University of Rochester, 2009.