Carnegie Mellon University

Karam Kang

Karam Kang

Associate Professor of Economics

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5207
  • 412-268-5033
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania - Ph D (Economics) - 2012
  • Seoul National University - BA - 2005

Research

Political economy, Industrial organization, Applied econometrics, Environmental economics

Publications

  • Policy Influence and Private Returns from Lobbying in the Energy Sector

    The Review of Economic Studies, 2016

Working Papers

  • Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulator Preferences and Expertise

    (author(s): Karam Kang, Bernardo Silveira)

  • Lobbyists as Gatekeepers: Theory and Evidence

    (author(s): Alexander V. Hirsch, Karam Kang, B. Pablo Montagnes, Hye Young You)

  • Winning by Default: Why is There So Little Competition in Government Procurement?

    (author(s): Karam Kang, Robert Miller)

Awards and Honors

  • Tepper School of Business - Richard M. Cyert Award for Excellence in Teaching (2017)
  • Tepper School of Business - BP Junior Faculty Chair (2015)
  • University of Pennsylvania - William Polk Carey Prize in Economics (2013)

University Service

  • Applied Microeconomics Seminar, Workshop Organizer (2014 - )
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2014 - 2015)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2014)
  • Faculty Webpage Design Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2013)
  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member (2012 - 2013)