Kyung Min KANG


Assistant Professor
Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics
(Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2019)

Office Address:
310, School of Economics
111 Wuchuan Rd

Contact Information:
Telephone: +86-21-65903123
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Kyung Min Kang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. His research interests are in the areas of labor economics and applied microeconometrics, with a special focus on human capital investment during adolescence. His studies how various factors, including expectations, college quality, and parental decisions affect college completion and returns to education. Part of his research also focuses on program evaluation, for example, SNAP and the NSLP.


  1. 'Teacher Expectations Matter' (with Nicholas W. Papageorge and Seth Gershenson), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming

  2. 'The Effect of SNAP and School Food Programs on Food Security, Diet Quality, and Food Spending: Sensitivity to Program Reporting Error' (with Robert A. Moffitt), Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 81, Issue 1, p156-201, July 2019