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Sunhyung Lee

Assistant Professor, Economics

School of Business 535
BA, Dickinson College
PhD, University of Oklahoma
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Sunhyung Lee is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University. His primary research fields are international economics and macroeconomics. Before joining MSU, he was an associate research fellow at the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. He also regularly advised Samsung employees and managers on international economics. He has publications in prominent journals, such as Economic Inquiry and International Review of Economics and Finance.


International Economics, Macroeconomics


  • COVID-19 and Global Value Chain: Lessons from International Disasters (with H. Han)
  • Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: A Cross-country Analysis
  • The Effects of the U.S.-China Disputes on International Trade (with S. Hong)
  • The Role of Technological Change in the Evolution of US Entrepreneurs (with Y. Chih and Z. Liu)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University (2021 - Present)
  • Associate Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (2020 - 2021)

Honors & Awards

  • Kondanassis Award for Most Outstanding Paper in Development Economics, University of Oklahoma (January 2018)
  • Bullard Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of Oklahoma (January 2017)
  • Chong Liew Research Award, University of Oklahoma (January 2015)
  • Provost's Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, University of Oklahoma (January 2015)
  • Chong Liew Outstanding First-Year Graduate Student Award, University of Oklahoma (January 2014)

Refereed Published Articles

  • F. Demir, S. Lee (2022). Foreign Direct Investment, Capital Accumulation, and Growth: The Rise of the Emerging South. International Review of Economics and Finance
  • O. Gharehgozli, S. Lee (2022). Money Supply and Inflation After COVID-19. Economies
  • S. Lee, Z. Liu, H. Yu (2021). Heterogeneous Price Effects and Increased Price Dispersion from Quantity-based Congestion Management. Economic Inquiry
  • J. Kim, S. Lee (2018). An Efficient Sequential Learning Algorithm in Regime-Switching Environments. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics