Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho

Postgraduate Program Director
Senior Lecturer

I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2006.

Research Interests:

  • Macroeconomics of savings and consumption
  • Macroeconomics of housing
  • Public economics
  • International economics

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/stanleychounsw/home

Business School Profile: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/sangwook(stanley)cho

Working Papers
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Cho S-WS, 2020, Quantifying the Impact of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions (NPI) during the COVID-19 Outbreak -- The Case of Sweden, Center for Economic Policy Research, 35, http://dx.doi.org, https://cepr.org/file/9287/download?token=Ba6cin7P
2020
Cho S; Diaz JP, 2018, Skill Premium Divergence: The Roles of Trade, Capital and Demographics, Eesti Pank. Working Paper Series, 1/2018, http://dx.doi.org10.23656/25045520/012018/0152, https://www.eestipank.ee/en/publication/working-papers/2018/12018-sang-wook-stanley-cho-and-julian-p-diaz-skill-premium-divergence-roles-trade-capital-and
2018
Cho S; Diaz J, 2016, Skill Premium Divergence: The Roles of Trade, Capital and Demographics, No. 1016, http://dx.doi.org10.1007/s00199-018-1098-8, http://www.freit.org/WorkingPapers/Papers/Development/FREIT1016.pdf
2016
Cho S, 2016, Do Free Trade Agreements Increase The New Goods Margin? Evidence from Korea, UNSW Business School Research Paper, 2016-02A, http://dx.doi.org10.1007/s11079-018-9500-5, http://econpapers.repec.org/RePEc:swe:wpaper:2016-02a
2016
Cho S; Sane R, 2014, Means-tested Age-Pension and Financial Wealth, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, 2014-03, http://dx.doi.orghttp://econpapers.repec.org/RePEc:swe:wpaper:2014-03
2014
Cho SS, 2008, Beggar-thy-parents? A Lifecycle Model of Intergenerational Altruism, School of Economics, UNSW, Working Paper, School of Economics, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org
2008
Journal articles
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Cho S-WS, 2020, 'Quantifying the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 outbreak: the case of Sweden', ECONOMETRICS JOURNAL, vol. 23, pp. 323 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ectj/utaa025
2020
Cho S; Diaz J, 2019, 'Skill premium divergence: the roles of trade, capital and demographics', Economic Theory, pp. 249 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00199-018-1098-8
2019
Cho S; Diaz JP, 2018, 'The dynamics of trade margins: Evidence from the European integration', Economics Letters, vol. 167, pp. 90 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2018.03.014
2018
Cho S; Diaz J, 2018, 'The new goods margin in new markets', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 46, pp. 78 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2017.01.001
2018
Cho S; Choi HS; Diaz JP, 2018, 'Do Free Trade Agreements Increase the New Goods Margin? Evidence from Korea', Open Economies Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11079-018-9500-5
2018
Cho SWS; Díaz JP, 2016, 'Accounting for skill premium patterns: Evidence from the EU accession', Southern Economic Journal, vol. 83, pp. 271 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/soej.12108
2016
Cho S-WS; Yoon G, 2014, 'Sectoral analysis of an Australia–India free trade agreement', Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, vol. 19, pp. 205 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13547860.2013.820469
2014
Cho SS; Sane R, 2013, 'Means-Tested Age Pensions and Homeownership: is There a Link?', Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 17, pp. 1281 - 1310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1365100512000041
2013
Cho SWS; Díaz JP, 2013, 'Trade integration and the skill premium: Evidence from a transition economy', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 41, pp. 601 - 620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2012.08.002
2013
Cho S-WS, 2012, 'Accounting for life-cycle wealth accumulation: The role of housing institution', Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 16, pp. 493 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1365100510000659
2012
Cho S-WS; Diaz J, 2011, 'The Welfare Impact of Trade Liberalization', Economic Inquiry, vol. 49, pp. 379 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-7295.2010.00296.x
2011
Cho S-WS; Francis J, 2011, 'Tax treatment of owner occupied housing and wealth inequality', Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 33, pp. 42 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmacro.2010.09.002
2011
Cho S-WS, 2010, 'Household wealth accumulation and portfolio choices in Korea', Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 19, pp. 13 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhe.2009.10.002
2010
Cho SS; Diaz J, 2008, 'Trade Liberalization in Latin America and Eastern Europe: The Cases of Ecuador and Slovenia', Journal of Economic Integration, vol. 23, pp. 1002 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.11130/jei.2008.23.4.1002
2008
Conference Papers
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Cho SS, 2007, 'Accounting for Lifecycle Wealth Accumulation: The Role of Housing Institution', in Conference Organising Committee (ed.), 36th Australian Conference of Economists, 36th Australian Conference of Economists, Hobart, presented at 36th Australian Conference of Economists, Hobart, 24 September 2007 - 26 September 2007
2007
Book Chapters
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Cho S; Munoz S, 2003, 'Social Impact of a Tax Reform: The Case of Ethiopia', in Social Impact of a Tax Reform: The Case of Ethiopia, IMF, Washington D.C., https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2003/wp03232.pdf
2003
  • International Research Collaboration Award, 2019 ($6,000)
  • Non-professorial Research Achievement Award, UNSW, 2011 ($2,000)
  • Distinguished Instructor, University of Minnesota (2003-2006)
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2000-2002
  • The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 1993-1996
  • Health@Business UNSW Grant, 2020 ($3,500)
  • International Research Collaboration Award, 2019 ($6,000)
  • Funding for UNSW-SKKU Joint Workshop, 2018 ($4,500)
  • ARC Application Incentive Funding, UNSW, 2013 ($2,000), 2016 ($4,000), 2017 ($2,000)
  • School of Economics Booster Grant, UNSW, 2017 ($5,000)
  • ASBRG Grant, UNSW, 2008 ($15,102), 2009 ($11,000), 2014 ($19,244)
  • Contestable Funding for International Strategic Projects, UNSW, 2012 ($30,000)
  • Non-professorial Research Achievement Award, UNSW, 2011 ($2,000)
  • Korean Studies Grant, 2011 (US$10,500)
  • Asian Econometric Society Travel Grant, 2011 (US$600)
  • International Research Collaboration Grant, UNSW, 2009 ($15,000)
  • SRG Grant, UNSW, 2008 ($10,000), 2009 ($7,000), 2011 ($5,000)
  • KEA/KAEA Travel Grant, 2008 (US$1,500)
  • ECR Grant, UNSW, 2007 ($10,000)
  • CAER Grant, School of Economics, UNSW, 2006 ($8,000)
  • Distinguished Instructor, University of Minnesota (2003-2006)
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship for Advanced Studies, 2000-2002
  • The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 1993-1996

COVID and macroeconomy, international trade, housing in macroeconomy. 

University of New South Wales (2007-)
❑ Macroeconomic Analysis (PhD)
❑ Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis (PhD)
❑ Macroeconomic Analysis (Honours)
❑ Honours Thesis Seminar (Honours)
❑ International Macroeconomics (3rd year, masters)
❑ Macroeconomics 1, 2 (Undergraduate)
❑ Economic Analysis (Undergraduate)
❑ Introductory Statistics (MCom)