Hyeog Ug Kwon is a professor at the College of Economics, Nihon University and a faculty fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor (2008-2013) and assistant professor (2006-2008) at Nihon University and a lecturer at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (2005-2006). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Hitotsubashi University in 2004.
His research interests focus on productivity analysis and industrial organization. His research has been published in various academic journals including Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Industrial Economics and Research Policy. He is an editor of Seoul Journal of Economics and a leader of several projects in RIETI’s Raising Industrial and Firm Productivity program.