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Organization

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President Room

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
President Ahn, Chul-kyung 3775-9001 (001) ckahn@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Intern Lee, Su-jeong 3775-9009 (009) lsj@kiri.or.kr

Vice President

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Vice President Cho, Jaerin 3775-9034 (034) jrincho@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Secretary Park, Soyul 3775-9008 (008) soyul@kiri.or.kr

Auditor's Office

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Auditor Manager Kim, Se-Hwan 3775-9051 (051) shkim@kiri.or.kr

Department of Market Analysis

  • · Analyzing domestic and global economic trends, financial trends and insurance industry
  • · Analyzing and forecasting insurance market trends
  • · Researching and analyzing the effects of changes in the global insurance market
  • · Managing major financial and economic statistics
  • · Developing and refining insurance demand forecasting model •Researching Consumer Trends for Insurance Providers
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Kim, Se-joong 3775-9059 (059) sjkim@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Research Fellow Yun, SeongHun 3775-9016 (016) shyun@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Cho, Yongwoon 3775-9018 (018) ywcho@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Researcher Kim, Jin-Eog 3775-9052 (052) kjo990@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Researcher Choi, Won 3775-9057 (057) kinowon@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Researcher Kim, Hyeran 3775-9086 (086) hrkim@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Kim, YuMi 3775-9091 (091) yumi_kim@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Kim, Yoonjin 3775-9073 (073) yoonjinkim@kirior.kr
Assistant Researcher Seo MyeongHee 3775-9079 (079) mhseo@kiri.or.kr

Department of Insurance Research

  • · Study on general insurance and reinsurance
  • · Research on future vehicles insurance including auto insurance
  • · Public and private health insurance system including health expense insurance and national health insurance
  • · Research on underwriting and claim adjustments
  • · Research on risk management of households and firms
  • · Strategic planning issues of insurance company
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Chung, Sung Hee 3775-9024 (024) shchung71@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Research Fellow Lee, Tae-Yeol 3775-9010 (010) tylee@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Research Fellow Jeon, Yongsik 3775-9035 (035) yongsik.jeon@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Choi, Changhui 3775-9040 (040) cchoi@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Song, Yun-Ah 3775-9025 (025) knuckleball@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Choi, Jang-hoon 3775-9031 (031) james021@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Kim, Gyu-Dong 3775-9049 (049) gyudong.kim@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Han, Sangyong 3775-9026 (026) syhan@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Researcher Ki, Seung-Do 3775-9042 (042) kaebi@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Junior Researcher Park, Jeong-Hee 3775-9060 (060) pjh@kiri.or.kr
Researcher lee, Ahrum 3775-9093 (093) lar@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Mun, Hye-jeong 3775-9092 (092) hjmun@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Kim, Yeon-hee 3775-9097 (097) yeonhee@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Hong, Bo-bae 3775-9096 (096) bobae.hong@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Khang, Yoonji 3775-9071 (071) yoonjikhang@kirior.kr
Assistant Researcher Lee, Yu-ri 3775-9081 (081) leeyuri0806@kiri.or.kr

Department of Life Insurance and Pension

  • · Life & Long-Term insurance
  • · Individual annuities, retirement & public Pensions
  • · Insurance marketing & distribution Channel
  • · Low fertility & aging
  • · Other insurance strategic issues
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Department of Financial Consumer Research

  • · Insurance policy documents and consumer complaints
  • · Insurance fraud
  • · Financial consumer behavior
  • · Financial law
  • · Regulations on data protection and governance
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Byun, Hae Won 3775-9027 (027) hw.byun@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Chung, Won-suk 3775-9037 (037) originalstone@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Kim, Dong-Gyum 3775-9058 (058) dgkim@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow jang, chul 3775-9045 (045) chul.jang@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Ryu, Keon-Shik 3775-9013 (013) keon@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Researcher Lee, Sang-Woo 3775-9055 (055) swlee@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Researcher Jung, In-Young 3775-9075 (075) essence4u@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Li, Shao-yang 3775-9077 (077) lishaoyang@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Son, Jiyoung 3775-9074 (074) jyson@kiri.or.kr
Assistant Researcher Jeong, Minji 3775-9088 (088) mjjung@kiri.or.kr

Department of Financial System Research

  • · Financial supervision and policyholder protection fund, and infrastructure of the financial industry
  • · Structural change of the insurance industry
  • · Financial investment products and capital markets
  • · Corporate governance and risk management
  • · Insurance asset management
  • · Insurance accounting and tax
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Cho, Young Hyun 3775-9032 (032) youngcho@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Lim, Joon 3775-9044 (044) limjoon@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Lee, Seung-joon 3775-9030 (030) sjlee@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Noh, Geonyoup 3775-9039 (039) gynoh@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Park, HeeWoo 3775-9046 (046) hwpark@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Senior Researcher Jang, Dong-Sig 3775-9053 (053) dsjang@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Lee, Yonji 3775-9076 (076) yjlee@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Lee, Seungjoo 3775-9061 (061) sj_lee@kiri.or.kr
Researcher Jin, okhee 3775-9076 (076) okijin@kiri.or.kr
Assistant Researcher Kang,Haeri 3775-9087 (087) hrkang@kiri.or.kr

Financial Law Research Team

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Team Manager Paik, Young Hwa 3775-9048 (048) pyh@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Hwang, Hyun-a 3775-9047 (047) hahwang@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Yang,Seunghyun 3775-9038 (038) shyang@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Researcher Sohn, Min-sook 3775-9094 (094) sms72@kiri.or.kr

Digital Innovation Research Team

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Team Manager Hwang, Inchang 3775-9043 (043) ichwang@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Research Fellow Son, Jae-hee 3775-9023 (023) jaehee.son@kiri.or.kr VIEW
Researcher Jang, Yunmi 3775-9072 (072) yunmi.jang@kiri.or.kr

Department of Research Planning & Coordination

  • · Planning of research and Budgeting for KIRI
  • · Plan, Coordination, Assessment and Management of KIRI research process
  • · Hosting of international conference, academic conference, public hearing, seminar,
  • · Building and management of research & investigation information data base
  • · KIRI's public relations
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Kim, Hae-Sik 3775-9041 (041) haeskim@kiri.or.kr VIEW
General Manager Kim, Seon-Ah 3775-9111 (111) kimsa@kiri.or.kr
Senior Researcher Byun, Chul-Sung 3775-9115 (115) cbyun@kiri.or.kr

* Autonomic studies performed : Senior Research Fellow Kim, Seog-Young, Research Fellow Kang, SeongHo

D-Communication Team

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Team Manager Kim, hyungjin 3775-9116 (116) hydream@kiri.or.kr
Digital Manager Kim, Hyunggil 3775-9119 (119) hg@kiri.or.kr
Designer Jung, Chan-Jin 3775-9118 (118) jcj@kiri.or.kr
Manager Park, Gyuchan 3775-9120 (120) pgc0703@kiri.or.kr

Department of Budget and General Management

  • · General Affairs and Administration
  • · Publication of Research Paper.
  • · Operation of International conference, Public hearing, Seminar
  • · Management of Contract
  • · Accounting and Budget
  • · Secretary affairs.
POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
Director Kim, kyung-Hwan 3775-9054 (054) khkim@kiri.or.kr VIEW

Planning and Strategy Division

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
파트장 이정환 3775-9056 (056) jhlee@kiri.or.kr
수석담당역 김형진 3775-9116 (116) hydream@kiri.or.kr
전산담당 김형길 3775-9119 (119) hg@kiri.or.kr
인턴 성경은 3775-9083 (083) ske@kiri.or.kr

Accounting Division

POSITION NAME TEL (EXTENSION) E-MAIL PROFILE
파트장 홍성연 3775-9112 (112) syhong@kiri.or.kr
담당역 이성원 3775-9117 (117) lsw81@kiri.or.kr
인턴 한해린 3775-9082 (082) haerin1221@kiri.or.kr
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수석담당역 이상윤 3775-9113 (113) lsy@kiri.or.kr
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Ahn, Chul-Kyung

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9001 (001)
  • · E-MAILckahn@kiri.or.kr
  • · POSITIONPresident

Education

  • · Soongsil University, Ph.D in Business Administration
  • · Yonsei Univ. Business Adm MBA
  • · Yonsei Univ. BA in Sociology
  • · Whimoon High School

Experience

  • · (Previous)Vice President, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2012~2017)
  • · (Previous)Director, Department of Research Planning & Coordination, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2012~2014)
  • · (Previous)Director, Department of Financial Policy Research, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2011~2012)
  • · (Previous)Director of Trend Analysis, Insurance Research Center, Korea Insurance Development Institute (2002~2004)
  • · (Previous)Director of Industrial Research, Insurance Research Center, Korea Insurance Development Institute (2001~2002)
  • · (Present)Advisor, administrative guidance deliberation committee, Financial Services Commission (2019~)
  • · (Present)Advisor, Private Experts Dispatched Deliberative Committee, Financial Services Commission (2012~)
  • · (Previous)Self-regulated Panel, Financial Services Commission (2012~2013)
  • · (Previous)Insurance Division Advisor, Financial Industry Development Council, Financial Services Commission (2010)
  • · (Previous)Insurance Division Advisor, Financial Industry Development Council, Financial Services Commission (2010)
  • · (Previous)Insurance Division Advisor, Financial supervision advisory committee, Financial Supervisory Service(2017~2019)
  • · (Previous)Advisor, Financial Consumer Protection Committee, Financial Supervisory Service(2017)
  • · (Previous)Financial Consumer Advisor, Financial Supervisory Services (2010)
  • · (Present)Advisor, policy research service deliberation committee, Korea Post (2016~)
  • · (Previous)Advisor, Financial Policy Advisory Committee, Seoul City (2016~2018)
  • · (Present)operations director, Korean Insurance Academic Society (2013~)
  • · (Present)Vice President, Korea Risk Management Society (2012~)
  • · (Previous)Director, Korean Academy of Actuarial Science (2011~2016)
  • · (Present)Risk Management Advisor, Korea Specialty Contractor Financial Cooperative (2013~)
  • · (Previous)Small Business/Small Business Deduction Advisor, Korea Federation of SMEs (2014~2016)

Publication

  • · "The Channel Strategies based on the Analysis of the Characteristics of Distribution Channel", The Journal of Risk Management, vol. 21, no.2, 2010, pp.67-95.
  • · "Determinants of Turnover of Life Insurance Solicitors", Journal of Human Resource Management Research, vol.17 no.4, December 2010, pp.285-304.
  • · "A Study on the Determinants of Insurance Service Loyalty", Journal of Insurance Studies, vol. 20, no.1, March 2009, pp.39-74.
  • · "A Study on the Determinants of Insurance Service Loyalty", Journal of Insurance Studies, vol. 20, no.1, March 2009, pp.39-74.
  • · "An Analysis of Solicitors' Job Performance Behavior", Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, vol. 11, no. 1(B), February 2009, pp.491-502.
  • · "Analysis of the Factors Influencing the Solicitors' Choice for a Company in the Cross-selling", Journal of Insurance Studies, vol. 19, no. 3, November 2008, pp.59-82.
  • · "A Study on Insurance Company's Channel Strategy with analyzing Characteristics of Universalization and Channel Suitability", Journal of Korean Insurance Study, vol.79, 2008, pp.31-59.
  • · "A Study on the Cross-Selling in the Life Insurance Industry", Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, vol. 9, no 1, February 2007, pp.257-268.
  • · "A Study on Legal Regulations of Insurance Holding Companies, Journal of Korean Insurance Study", vol. 75, 2006, pp.169-194.
  • · "The priority factor model for customer relationship management system success", Expert Systems with Applications vol. 28, no. 4. 2005.
  • · "The Region and Product Strategies based on the Preference of Potential Buyers", Journal of Risk Management, vol.15, no. 1, 2004, pp.33-61.
  • · "How to Identify and Handle the Business Risks Associated with the Trade between South and North", Korea Trade Review, vol. 29, no.2, April 2004, pp271-296.
  • · "How to Identify and Handle the Business Risks Associated with the Trade between South and North", Korea Trade Review, vol. 29, no.2, April 2004, pp271-296.
  • · "The Channel and Product Strategies based on the Consumers' Characteristics - Focused on Bancassurance", Journal of Korean Insurance Study, vol. 66, 2003, pp.1-27.
  • · "An Empirical Analysis on the Effectiveness of Insurance Fraud Investigation : Evidence from State Insurance Fraud Bureau of USA", Journal of Korean Insurance Study, vol. 61, 2002, pp.26-59.
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Cho, Jaerin

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9034 (034)
  • · E-MAILjrincho@kiri.or.kr
  • · POSITIONVice President
  • · SPECIALTYNon-parametric Regression, Optimal Design

Education

  • · Queen's University, Ph.D. in Statistics
  • · Queen's University, M.A. in Statistics
  • · Seoul National University, M.A. in Mathematics
  • · Seoul National University, B.A. in Mathematics

Experience

  • · Assistant Manager, Department of Product Development, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance Company
  • · Researcher, Department of Statistics, Seoul National University Postdoc, Department of System
  • · Management Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
  • · Researcher, Gacheon Bell Institute, Kyungwon University

Publication

  • Academic Papers
  • · Bayesian Analysis of Insurance Risk Model with Parameter Uncertainty, Journal of Korean Data and Information Science Society, 27(1), (2016), (with H. Ji and H. Kim).
  • · Efficient Simulation Using Saddlepoint Approximation for Aggregate Losses with Large Frequencies, Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods, 23(1), (2016), (with H. Ha).
  • · Saddlepoint Approximation to Gamma Convolution, Proceedings of the Jangjeon Mathematical Society, 19(1), (2016), (with Y. Choi, M. Bladt and H. Ha).
  • · The Impact of IFRS 4 phase II on General Insurance Liability and Their Insurance Risk Factors, Risk Management Research, 26(1), (2015), (with H. Kim).
  • · Effect of Claims’ Trend on Insurance Risk Capital Multiplier, Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 16(5), (2014), (with Y. Cho).
  • · Measuring Insurance Risk of Health Insurance Using a Collective Risk Model, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 24(2), (2013), (with Y. Cho).
  • · Some Comparative Statics of Entry in Markets with Demand Complementarities, Journal of Economic Research, 17(3), (2012), (with D. Seo and J. Shin).
  • · On the G-ficiency of the Modified Arcsin Design, Statistics, 46(3), (2012), (with J. Lee).
  • · A Study on the Pricing of Car Insurance with Credibility, Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 14(4), (2012), (with K. Lee and J. Kang).
  • · An Estimation of the Number of Children Left by Traffic Accident Victims with Stochastic Model, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 23(2), (2012), (with H. Kim and H. Ha).
  • · A Study on Measuring Aggregate Auto Insurance Risk with Stochastic Loss Model, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 23(1), (2012), (with Y. Cho).
  • · Rational Regression with Continuous Chebyshev Design, Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 2010
  • · A Note on the Modified Chebyshev Design in the Polynomial Regressions, Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 2009
  • · An application of the Generalized Cross Validation to the Fundamental Cardinal Spline estimates, Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 2009
  • · Asymptotic Optimality of Periodic Spline Interpolation in Non-parametric Regression (with B. Levit), Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 2008
  • · Cardinal Splines in Nonparametric Regression (with B. Levit), Mathematical Methods of Statistics, 2008
  • Research papers
  • · A comparative Study on the Solvency of Korean Insurance Companies by the Calculation Methods for Available Capital, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2016), (with H. Hwang and K. Lee).
  • · Life Insurers' Capital Management under the Advancement of Solvency System, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2015), (with Y. Cho and H. Kim).
  • · A Study on the Advencement of Korean Solvency System under the IFRS 4 phase II, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2015), (with H. Kim and K. Lee).
  • · A Load Map to the Strengthening of an Insurer's Solvency System under the IFRS 4 phase II, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2014), (with H. Kim and S. Kim).
  • · A Study on Forecasting Medical Expenses of Health Insurance and Its Applications, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2013), (with Y. Cho and J. Hwang).
  • · A Study on the Prudential Supervision Framework of Korean Insurance Gruops, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2013), (with S. Lee and H. Kim).
  • · A Study on How Insurance Companies Can Cover Weather Risks Using Index Insurance, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2012), (with S. Lee and H. Kim).
  • · Structured Payment of Accident Victim's Benefit, Korea Insurance Research Institute, (2012), (with K. Lee and Y. Jeong).
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Cho, Young Hyun

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9032 (032)
  • · E-MAILyoungcho@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYEmpirical Asset Pricing,
    Risk Management,
    Market Microstructure

Education

  • · Korea University, Ph.D. in Finance
  • · Korea University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Korea University, B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, KIRI (2010.12- )

Publication

  • · “Derivatives Use and Corporate Performance in the Life Insurance Industry” (with Hee Sub Byun), Journal of Insurance and Finance, 2016.
  • · “Evaluations of the Predictive Models for Life Insurance Premium Growth Rates” (with Sungju Chun), Journal of Money & Finance, 2015.
  • · “Day Traders’ Performance Persistence and Market Efficiency” (with Kyung Suh Park), Korean Journal of Financial Studies, 2010.
  • · “When Does the Information on Corporate Governance Affect Firm Values?: The Relationship between Information Asymmetry and Cost of Capital” (with Hee Sub Byun), Asian Review of Financial Research, 2010.
  • · "Are There Monday Effects in Stock Returns: A Stochastic Dominance Approach" (with Oliver Linton and Yoon-Jae Whang), Journal of Empirical Finance, 2007.
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Yongsik Jeon

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9035 (035)
  • · E-MAILyongsik.jeon@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYEconometrics,
    Financial Economics,
    Environmental Economics

Education

  • · Iowa State University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Iowa State University, M.S. in Statistics
  • · Sung Kyun Kwan University, B.A / M.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Economist, Korea Development Bank Research Institute
  • · Deputy Director, Change & Innovation Dept., Woori Finance Holdings
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Research Institute of Finance, Seoul, Korea Researcher
  • · Researcher, Korea Institute of Finance

Publication

  • · “Korean Household Credit Card Loan Demand", KDB Economic Bulletin, 2011. 5
  • · “The Role of Water Quality Perceptions in Modeling Lake Recreation Demand,”(with Joseph Herriges, Catherine Kling, and John Downing) in J. Bennett (ed.) International Handbook of Non-Market Environmental Valuation, Aldershot: Edward Elgar, pp74-101, 2011
  • · “Convergent Validity of Contingent Behavior Responses in Models of Recreation Demand,” Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 45, Number 2, pp223-250, February 2010
  • · “Financial Policy Agenda for Boosting Growth Potential" Korea Applied Economics, 2009
  • · “Challenges to Korean Engineering Companies,” Korean-Middle East Academic Association, December 1, 2007.
  • · “Bayesian Optimal Design: Application to Contingent Valuation" Mimeo, 2005.
  • · "Testing Volatility Spillover Effect between U.S. and Korea Stock Market," Mimeo, 2005
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Kim, Sejoong

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9059
  • · E-MAILsjkim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Market Analysis
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYFinance&Insurance, Pension

Education

  • · Hanyang University, Ph.D. in Business Administration
  • · Yonsei University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Yonsei University, B.A. in Economics
  • · Sogang University, B.S. in Mathematics

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2014~ )
  • · Researcher, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2008~2013)
  • · Researcher, Insurance Research Center, Korea Insurance Development Institute (2007~2008)

Publication

  • · The effect of price regulation on insurance product availability (with SeogYoung Kim), Journal of Financial Regulation and Supervision, 2017
  • · Study on matural hedge strategy in Korean life insurance industry, Journal of the Korean Data&Information Science Society, 2017
  • · A study on the diversification of annuity product in Korea, (with Hyeran Kim), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · A study on calculating risk factor for longevity risk in Korea, Journal of Financial Regulation and Supervision, 2016
  • · A study on the expense management of an insurer in an era of law economic growth, (with Haesik Kim, Hyunkyung Kim), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · A study of profit structure of insurance companies, (with SeogYoung Kim, Hyeran Kim), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2014
  • · A study on the Cost of Longevity Bonds to manage Longevity Risk and the Financial Effect on the Insurers, The Journal of Riak Managemnet, 2013
  • · A Comparison Study on Methods of Assessing Longevity Risk, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 2013
  • · A Study on the Estimating Mortality Rates for the Old and the Highest Attained Ages Using Extreme Value Theory, The Journal of Riak Managemnet, 2013
  • · A Study on the Valuation Mortality Rate Guaranteed Annuity Conversion Option, The Journal of Riak Managemnet, 2012
  • · A Comparison Study on the Stochastic Mortality Models for Measuring Longevity Risk, Korean Insurance Journal, 2012
  • · Evaluating the Insurance Value of an Advanced Life Deferred Annuity Using Expected Utility Function (with Kyonghee Lee), Korean Insurance Journal, 2010
  • · Measuring and Evaluating methods on Insurance Risk, (with Yong-Woon Cho, Se-Hwan Kim), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2009
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Chung, Sung Hee

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9024(024)
  • · E-MAILshchung71@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYApplied Statistics(Regression, Experimental Design), Actuary

Education

  • · Seoul National University, Ph.D. in Statistics
  • · Seoul National University, M.A. in Statistics
  • · Seoul National University, B.A. in Computer Science and Statistics

Experience

  • · Manager, Department of Automobile Insurance U/W & Long-Term Product Department Product Development, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance Company
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Research Institute of Finance(SARIF)
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute(SERI)

Publication

  • Published Thesis
  • · Optimal Designs for Attribute Control Charts, Ph. D. Thesis (2004), Seoul National University
  • · Animation of AVP and DAVP for Regression Diagnostics, Journal of the Korean Statistical Society, 1998
  • · A Study on Graphical Methods in Regression Diagnostics, M. A. Thesis(1996), Seoul National Universit
  • Research Area
  • · Insurer Valuation Model & Management Value Index Strategy
  • · RBC Model & Solvency system
  • · Health Insurance Risk Management & Health care Industry Eco-system
  • · System Improvement & Expansion strategy of P&C·Commercial insurance market
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Lee, Ki-Hyung

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9014 (014)
  • · E-MAILkihlee@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Non-life Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYInsurance Operation(Niche Market, Policy & Ratemaking, Supervision & Regulation, Market Conduct)

Education

  • · University of Kukmin, Ph.D in Insurance & Finance
  • · Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Business Adm MBA

Experience

  • · Manager, Non-life Insurance Division, Korea Insurance Development Institute
  • · Senoir Research Fellow, Insurance Reseach Center of Korea Insurance Development Institute
  • · Member & Director,Korea Insurance Academic Society

Publication

  • · Consulting Report, Private Health Insurance Loss Ratio of Aging Society, Financial Supervisory Service, 2010
  • · Consulting Report, Introduction of Medical Liability Insurance for Abroad Patient , The Korea Health Industry Development Institute, 2010
  • · Consultation Paper, Risk Management of Personal Information Protection, Ministry of Public Administration and Security, 2010
  • · Consulting Report, Reform of Realestate Broker's Liability insurance, 2010
  • · Research Report, A Study on Activation of Business Interruption Insurance, KIRI, 2009
  • · Consulting Report, Implications of Flood Insurance in Industrial Countries, 2009
  • · Research Report, Application of Environmental Insurance Contract for Environmental Pollution Risk Management, KIRI , 2008
  • · Research Report, Implications of Financial Product Sales Act in Japan, June, KIRI, 2008
  • · Consulting Report, Introduction of Intellectual Property Rights Insurance , Industrial Property Office, 2008
  • · Research Report, Application of Insurance Contract for Intellectual Property Rights Risk Management, KIDI, 2007
  • · Research Report, The Impact and Applying General Insurance industry of ICOB in UK(co-author), September, KIDI , 2007
  • · Consulting Report, Analysis of Occurring Factor on Insurance Fraud, Financial Supervisory Service, 2007
  • · Consulting Report, Analysis of Occurring Factor on Insurance Fraud, Financial Supervisory Service, 2007
  • · Research Report, A Study of Introduction of RBC in Non-life Insurance(co-author), KIDI, 2005
  • · Consulting Report, The Management Way of Guaranty Limit of Korea Housing Guaranty Company, 2003
  • · Research Report, Insurance education for Insurance Consumer(co-author), KIDI, 2003
  • · Research Paper, A Study on Determination of Fair rate of Return in Korea Non-life Insurance(co-author), Journal of Insurance Studies, 2002
  • · Consulting Report, Ratemaking of Crop Insurance, Nonghyup, 2002-2005
  • · Research Paper, The Change of Efficiency and Productivity in Non-life Insurance(co-author), Korea Risk management Society, 2001
  • · Research Paper, Analysis of Underwriting Cycle in Non-life Insurance(co-author), Journal of Insurance Studies, 2001
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Lee, Tae-Yol

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9010 (010)
  • · E-MAILtylee@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONSenior Research Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYMacroecnomics, Econometrics, Monetary Economics

Education

  • · Iowa State University, Ph.D in Economics
  • · Kyunghee University, B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Deputy Director, Research Fellow, Insurance Reseach Center of Korea Insurance Development
  • · OECD - Government Delegate of Committee of Insurance and Private Pension
  • · Research Fellow, Posco Research Institute
  • · Research Fellow, Hyundai Research Institute

Publication

  • · Supervision of Cross-border Financial Transaction, KIDI, 2007
  • · Long-term Forcasting of Korean Insurance Market, KIDI, 2006
  • · Restructuring of Steel Insudstry in North-east Asia, Palgrave Mcmilan, 2005
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Choi, Changhui

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9040
  • · E-MAILcchoi@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYManagement Science, Actuarial Science

Education

  • · Ph.D. in Management Sciences, The University of Iowa, 2007
  • · M.S. in Actuarial Science, The University of Iowa, 1998
  • · B.S. in Statistics, Inha University, 1997

Experience

  • · Research fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2013 ~ present
  • · Manager, Kweather 2010 ~ 2013
  • · Manager, Technovalue 2009 ~ 2010
  • · Research assistant processor, University of Colorado at Denver, 2007~2009

Publication

  • · Analyzing rainfall patterns and pricing rainfall insurance using copula, 2013.5.31, Journal of the Korean Data and Information Science Society, Joint work with Hangsuck Lee and Hyo Chan Ju
  • · A study on the impact of Weather on Sales and Optimal Budget Allocation of Weather Marketing, 2013.3.31, Journal of Korean ORMS, Joint work with Kyounghee Chu and Soyeon Kim
  • · Managing Weather-Risks in Korean City-Gas Industry using Weather Derivatives, 2012.12.31, Journal of Korean Derivatives Association, Joint work with Donghoon Shin and Changki Kim
  • · A semidefinite programing approach to the hypergraph minimum bisection problem, 2011.3.1, Joint work with Samuel Burer
  • · Computational enhancements in low-rank semidefinite programing, 2006.1, Joint work with Samuel Burer
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Hwang, Hyun-a

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9047 (047)
  • · E-MAILhahwang@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTFinancial Law Research Team
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYLaw(Commercial Law, Corporate Law)

Education

  • · Korea University Graduate School of Law Ph.D.
  • · Candidate Indiaia University (Bloomington) School of Law, LL.M.
  • · Korea University Graduate School of Law, LL.M.
  • · Korea University School of Law, LL.B.

Experience

  • · Insurance Product Committee, Life Insurance Subcommittee Member(2016-)
  • · Attorney at Law, Yoon&Yang
  • · Judicial Research and Training Institute(2005-2007)

Publication

  • · "New issues and improvement measures with respect to business transfer", with Soong Hee Lee, Business Law, vol. 25, no. 1, The Korean Academy of Business Law, 2014
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Sangyong Han

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9026 (026)
  • · E-MAILsyhan@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYCorproate Finance, Risk Management and Insurance

Education

  • · Washington State University, Ph.D. in Finance
  • · Illinois State University, MBA with a concentration in Finance
  • · Korea University Business School, Bachelor of Business Administration

Experience

  • · Assistant Professor of Finance, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Publication

  • · Sangyong Han, Gene C. Lai, and Chia-Ling Ho, 2018, Corporate Transparency and Reserve Management: Evidence from U.S. Property-Liability Insurance Companies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 96, pp. 379-392.
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Ki, Seung-Do

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9042 (042)
  • · E-MAILkaebi@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONSenior Researcher
  • · SPECIALTYAutomobile Insurance

Education

  • · Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Ph.D(Doing Study) in Statistics
  • · Korea Univ, Business Adm MBA
  • · Korea Univ, Business Administration
  • · Suksan High School

Experience

  • · KIRI Principal Research Fellow(2008.8~)
  • · Autonomous Future Forum Business part Advisory committee member( 2016.6~), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • · The Advisory member of Indemnity Insurance Product committee(2016.6~), General Insurance Association of Korea
  • · The Advisory member of Autonomous common use support technical development planning commitee(2017.3~ )
  • · KIRI Specialty Research Fellow(2006~2008.7)
  • · KIDI automobile Insurance prodcut team(1996.4~2006.3)

Publication

  • · The method for Minimizing the Social Cost of Auto Vehicle Accidents, korea Insurance Research Institute, 2009.2
  • · The Study for the calculating method of the rate relativities in auto insurance rate-making parts, korea Insurance Research Institute, 2009.2
  • · The study for the permission of new entrants in the guarantee insurance industry, korea Insurance Research Institute, 2009.2
  • · Channel Strategy against Universalization, KIRI, 2008
  • · Analysis on the Effects of Bancassurance on Insurance Industry, KIDI, 2007
  • · Analysis on the Rate Decision Factors of Private Health Insurance, KIDI, 2007
  • · Management Plans for Loss Ratio of Physical and Property Damage Coverage in Automobile Insurance, CEO-REPORT, 2008
  • · 2008 Insurance Consumer Survey, KIRI, 2008
  • · A Study on Insurance Company's Channel Strategy with analyzing Characteristics of Universalization and Channel Suitability , Korean Insurance Academic Society, 2008
  • · Consideration of Major Issues Related to the Expanded Implementation of Bancassurance, CEO-REPORT, 2007
  • · 2007 Insurance Consumer Survey, KIDI, 2007
  • · Implications and the Effects of Deregulations LIke Bancassurance on the Australian Insurance Market, Insurance Trends, 2007
  • · Joint Research on the Rationalized Management Policies of surrogate driving, 2006
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Kim, Gyu-Dong

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9049 (049)
  • · E-MAILgyudong.kim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYRisk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Science

Education

  • · Temple University, Ph.D. (Risk Management & Insurance)
  • · Temple University, MS (Actuarial Science)
  • · Sogang University, MBA (Risk & Insurance)
  • · Sogang University, BS (Math)

Experience

  • · Korea Insurance Development Institute (Assistant Manager)

Publication

  • · Insured, Uninsured, or Underinsured: Factors Affecting Insurance Purchases - Evidence from Personal Automobile Insurance in the US (Working Paper)
  • · Crossover Risks and Their Interconnectedness in the Korean Reverse Mortgage Program: Evidence from VAR analysis (Working Paper)
  • · Are CEO Rewarded for Luck? - Evidence from the US Property-Liability Insurance Industry (Working Paper)
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Ryu, Keon-Shik

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9013 (013)
  • · E-MAILkeon@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYLife Insurance, Pension

Education

  • · Chonbuk University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Hanyang University, M.B.A.
  • · Chonbuk University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Chonbuk University, B.A. in Economics
  • · Actuary

Experience

  • · Senior Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute
  • · Senior Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Development Institute
  • · Research Fellow, Insurance Supervisory Service
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Financial Research Institute

Publication

  • · A Study on the Improvement of Private Income Security System for Self-employed, Report, Korea Insunrace Research Institute, 2017
  • · Environmental changes in the retirement pension market and counterplan of insurance companies, Report, Korea Insunrace Research Institute, 2016
  • · Study on the Poverty Rate for the old and the Role of Reverse Mortgage to Ameliorate It, Korean Insurance Journal, 2017
  • · Empirical analysis on subscriber's awareness about regulatory environments for the retirement pension, The Journal of Risk Management, 2016
  • · Annuity Pension Preference & Determinants of Annuitization, The Journal of Pension Research, 2016
  • · Income Security for Elderly in Low-income Group through a Personal Pension, The Journal of Pension Research, 2016
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Cho, Yongwoon

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9018(018)
  • · E-MAILywcho@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Market Analysis
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYHealth Economics, Econometrics, Insurance Economics

Education

  • · The University of Houston, Ph.D. in Economics

Experience

  • · Team manager, Insurance Reseach Center of Korea Insurance Development Institute.
  • · Government Delegate of Committee of Insurance and Private Pension, OECD.
  • · Reseacher, Korea Rural Economy Institute.

Publication

  • · Searching for the Improvement of the Operating System for the Private Health Insurance, KIRI, 2008.
  • · The Determinants of the Premium Rate for the Private Health Insurance, KIRI, 2007.
  • · Searching for the Improvement of the Claim Investigation for the Private Health Insurance, KIRI, 2005.
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Seog Young Kim

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9029 (029)
  • · E-MAILskim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONSenior Research Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYActuarial mathematics, Risk management

Education

  • · University of Arizona, Tucson, Az USA Ph.D. in Mathematics
  • · Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Mster degree in Mathematics
  • · Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Bachelor's degree in Mathematics

Experience

  • · Senior Actuarial Consultant, Munich Re
  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Development Institute

Publication

  • · "A Prospects of Insurance Industry", KIRI Report, 2017
  • · "Comparing National Mortality Rate with Mortality Rate of Insurer Using Correspondence Analysis", Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society October 2016
  • · "A Study on Optimization of Reinsurance Quota Share Ratio", Korean Insurance Journal, Vol 105, 2016
  • · "A Study of General Insurance Activation Plan", KIRI Report, 2015
  • · "Do P/L Insurers Cede Too Much?", Journal of insurance studies, 78, 2015
  • · "A Study of Profit Structure of Insurance Companies", Report, Korea Insunrace Research Institute
  • · "A study on effects of reinsurance under RBC scheme" , Korean Insurance Journal, 92, 2012
  • · "A study on the development direction of cancer insurance product", Korean Insurance Journal, 91, 2012
  • · "The Introduction of Cash flow-based financial pricing to the insurance industry", Report, Korea Insunrace Research Institute
  • · Life Settlements and their availability in Korean life insurance market, Journal of insurance studies, 61, 2010.
  • · “Policy and System of life Insurance Industry”, Knowledge Sharing Project of Korean Ministry of Finance and Economy, 2007
  • · "A Study on the Longevity Risk and its Operation Strategies in Personal Whole-Life Annuities", Korean Insurance Journal, 76, 2007
  • · "A Study on Safety Margin Calculation Method based on Risk Analysis of Rates", Korean Insurance Journal, 74, 2006
  • · "Study on interest rate modeling", Report, Korea Insurance Development Institute
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Kang, SeongHo

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9033 (033)
  • · E-MAILksh0515@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Life Insurance and Pension
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYpublic finance, pension insurance

Education

  • · B.A. Economics, SKKU(Sungkyunkwan University), Seoul, Feb 1994
  • · M.A. Economics, SKKU, Seoul, Feb 1998
  • · Ph.D. Economics, SKKU, Seoul, Aug 2006

Experience

  • · Head, National Pension Research Team, NPRI(National Pension Research Institute)
  • · Head, Panel Research Team, NPRI(National Pension Research Institute)
  • · Managing Editor, Korean Pension Association
  • · Managing Editor, Korean Social Security Association

Publication

  • · An Analysis on real pension income security according to taxation on pension and effects of income redistribution, NPRI, 2012.
  • · An Analysis of Benefit Fairness and the Connection System between Public Pensions, NPRI, 2011.
  • · A Study on the Level of Guaranteed Retirement Income from the National Pension, NPRI, 2010.
  • · The Appropriate Level of Retirement Income and the Estimate of Public and Private Pension Packages, Korea Applied Economics, KAAE, 2012.
  • · The Estimate of Non Take-Up of National Pension and the Effect of National Pension on Poverty Relief, Korean Public Finance Studies, KAPF, 2011.
  • · A study on improvement in poverty rate of National Pension in Korea, Korean Social Security Studies, KSSA, 2011.
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Wonsuk Chung

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9037 (037)
  • · E-MAILoriginalstone@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYGame Theory, Industrial Organization

Education

  • · B.A. in Economics at SKKU
  • · M.A. in Economics at SKKU
  • · Ph.D in Economics at Indiana University

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2012 ~ Current)

Publication

  • · The Effect Analysis on Private Pension Subsidy, Korea Insurance Reasearch Institute, 2017
  • · A Study on Korean Financial Tax system, Korea Insunrace Reasearch Institute, 2016
  • · Financial Planning Service for Ageing and Longevity Risk, Korea Insunrace Research Institute, 2015
  • · Tax treatment for the private pension , Korea Insunrace Reasearch Institute, 2014
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HaeWon Byun

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9027 (027)
  • · E-MAILhw.byun@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYIndustrial Organization, Empirical Microeconomics

Education

  • · The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Yonsei University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Yonsei University, B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Proactive Public Service Committee Member, the Financial Services Commission (2019 - )
  • · Visiting Scholar, Claremont Graduate University (2017.1~2017.12)
  • · Korean Delegate, the Committee of Insurance and Private Pension, OECD (2014.7~2017.3)
  • · Insurance Investigation Committee Member, the Financial Services Commission (2018 - )
  • · Advisory Committee Member, the Financial Supervisory Service, Korea (2013~2015)

Publication

  • · "The ADR Systems in the Advanced Insurance Markets", KIRI, 2021 (with Jae-hee Son and In Young Chung)
  • · "Consumer-friendly Information Documents for Financial Products", 2019 (with Younghwa Paik and Kyusung Lee)
  • · "Insurance Fraud in Korean Private and Public Insurance", 2019 (with SeogYoung Kim, Kyusung Lee, and SNU R&D Foundation)
  • · "The Effect of Product Diversification on Profitability of Korean Insurers," Journal of Insurance and Finance, Vol. 27 (2), 2016 (with Yunmi Nam)
  • · "The Size of the Affiliation Effect", Global Economic Review, 44 (2), 2015
  • · "Improving Financial Literacy on Insurance and Pensions", KIRI Working Paper 2015-3, KIRI, 2015.4 (with Hae-rang Lee)
  • · "Estimating the Effects of Improving a Key Features Document of Variable Life Insurance," Journal of Insurance Studies, Vol. 25(1), 2014 (with Hae-Sik Kim and Jin-Tae Hwang)
  • · "Insurance Consumer Survey 2014," Survey Report 2014-9, KIRI, 2014. 8 (with Yongsik Jeon et al.)
  • · "A Study on the Corporate Social Responsibility of Insurance Companies," Survey Report 2013-4, KIRI, 2013. 12 (with Young Hyun Cho)
  • · "A Study on Enhancing Consumers' Confidence and Improving Insurance Product Disclosure," Survey Report 2013-3, KIRI, 2013. 12 (with Hae-Sik Kim and Jin-Tae Hwang)
  • · "Insurance Consumer Survey 2013," Survey Report 2013-1, KIRI, 2013. 8 (with Yongsik Jeon et al.)
  • · "A Study on the Entry and Exit in the Korean Insurance Market," Policy Report 2012-2, KIRI, 2012. 10 (with Ki-Hyung Lee et al.)
  • · "The Increase in Household Debt and Borrowing Constraints," Quarterly Economic Analysis, Vol. 18(1), 2012 (with Kyeongwon Yoo)
  • · "A Study of Insurance Regulation in Asian Countries," Survey Report 2011-5, KIRI, 2011. 11 (with Yong-Woon Cho et al.)
  • · "Population Ageing and Roles of Financial Markets,'' Policy Report 2011-4, KIRI, 2011.7 (with Seong Hun Yun et al.)
  • · "Restructuring Financial Consumer Protection System in Korea," Policy Report 2011-1, KIRI, 2011. 4 (with Young-Soo Oh et al.)
  • · "The Utilization of Distance Selling Channels in the Korean Insurance Market", Management Report 2011-1, KIRI, 2011. 1 (with Chul-Kyung Ahn and Sung Min Seo)
  • · "Analysis of Consumer's Attitude toward Insurance 2010," Survey Report 2010-4, KIRI, 2010. 4 (with Jung-Hee Park)
  • · “Financial Product Distribution Companies: Background and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry”, Policy Report 2009-5, KIRI, 2010. 1 (with Chul-Kyung Ahn and Oh-Kyung Kwon)
  • · "Korean Insurance Industry Outlook for 2010," Policy Report 2009-4, KIRI, 2009.12 (with Department of Insurance Trends Analysis)
  • · "Empirical Studies of Microeconomic Agents' Behavior", Ph.D. Dissertation, 2008.
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Paik, Young-Hwa

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9048 (048)
  • · E-MAILpyh@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTFinancial Law Research Team
  • · POSITIONTeam Manager
  • · SPECIALTYLaw

Education

  • · Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea(2002)
  • · College of Law, Seoul National University(LL.B., 2000)

Experience

  • · Team Managerm, team of Financial Law Research Team (2021~)
  • · Team Managerm, team of financial law (2020~2021)
  • · Member of Insurance Products Advisory Board of Financial Supervisory Service (2016~)
  • · Attorney at Law, Kim & Chang (March 2002 - September 2016)
  • · Member of Insurance Acturial Standards Board of Financial Supervisory Service(2012-2013)
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Jang-Hoon Choi

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9031 (031)
  • · E-MAILjames021@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYFactor Analysis, Multivariate Regression, Actuarial Science

Education

  • · Korea University, B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering
  • · Claremont Graduate University, MBA
  • · University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, M.S. in Actuarial Science
  • · University of Minnesota at twin cities, Ph.D. in Statistics

Experience

  • · Member, Committee of deliberation for subsidizing financial institutions (current)
  • · Deputy Research Fellow, National Pension Research Institute (NPRI) (past)
  • · Visiting Assistant Professor, Florida State University (past)
  • · Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati (past)
  • · Actuarial Department, MetLife Korea (past)

Publication

  • · Population Projection by Adjusting Fertility and Mortality and Its Effect on National Pension Financial Prospect, Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 2017
  • · Designing an Alternative Public Pension Scheme: A Korean Case Study (collaboration), Global Economic Review, 2016
  • · Selection of mortality projection models and analysis of financial effects on national pension system, Journal of the Korean Official Statistics, 2016
  • · Research on Extending Mortality Over Ages of 100 Based on the Life-Table of Statistics, Korea (collaboration), Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 2016
  • · Estimating the Benefit-Cost Ratios by Applying Life-Expectancies of National Pension Old-Age Pensioners, KJAS (2015)
  • · Comparison of mortality projections according to different periods of past mortality experience by using the Lee-Carter model, Korean Pension Association Study (2014)
  • · A Simulation Diagnosis on Korean National Pension Rebalancing using Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms, Korean Insurance Academic Society (collaboration) (2014)
  • · A Penalized Maximum Likelihood Approach to Sparse Factor Analysis, Statistics and Its Interface (collaboration) (2010)
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Seunghyun Yang

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9038 (038)
  • · E-MAILshyang@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTFinancial Law Research Team
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYInsurance related laws and systems

Education

  • · University of Washington School of Law, LL.M. (2014)
  • · Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2007)
  • · Seoul National University, B.A. in Communication (2000)

Experience

  • · Attorney at Law, Kim & Chang

Publication

  • · Definition of Insurance under Amended Insurance Business Act, with Jae Hong Ahn, BFL Vol. 48, Center for Financial Law, 2011
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Seung-Yun Oh

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9036 (036)
  • · E-MAILsyoh@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYLabor and Demographic Economics, Behavioral Economics, Evolutionary Game Theory

Education

  • · HOMEPAGE : https://sites.google.com/site/syohhome/
  • · Seoul National University, Chemistry Education, B.S.
  • · Seoul National University, Economics, coursework completed
  • · U of Massachusetts Amherst, Economics, Ph.D.

Experience

  • · Visiting Researcher, Santa Fe Institute: July 2009, July 2012
  • · Visiting Instructor, Smith College: Fall 2012
  • · Mendenhall Fellow, Smith College: July 2011 - June 2012
  • · Instructor, U of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010

Publication

  • · "Evolution of Marriage Contracts under Conformism", The Review of Social and Economics Studies, No. 46, Issue 1, FEb 2015, pp. 143-170.
  • · “Veblen Effects, Political Representation, and the Reduction in Working Time over the 20th Century”, with Yongjin Park and Samuel Bowles, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 83, Issue 2, July 2012, pp. 218-242.
  • · "Social Emulation, the Evolution of Gender Norms, and Intergenerational Transfers: Three Essays on the Economics of Social Interactions", Ph.D. Dissertation
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Kim, Hae-Sik

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9041 (041)
  • · E-MAILhaeskim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Research Planning and Coordination
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTY - Insurance and Pension Accounting
    - Solvency Margin Evaluation and Modeling
    - Insurance Company Valuation

Education

  • · St. John's University, M.S. in Management of Risk
  • · Yonsei University, M.A. & B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (KIRI)
  • · Senior Researcher, Korea Insurance Development Institute (KIDI)

Publication

  • Research papers
  • · The Valuation of Insurance Liabilities under the IFRS 17 and Challenges for the Insurance Industry, KIRI, 2017
  • · The Advancement of Korean Solvency System under the IFRS 4 phase II, KIRI, 2015
  • · The Roadmap to the Strengthening of an Insurer's Solvency, KIRI, 2014
  • · A Study on Enhancing Consumers' Confidence and Improving Insurance Product Disclosure, KIRI, 2013
  • · The Introduction of Cash flow-based Financial Pricing to the Insurance Industry: Its Impacts and Challenges, KIRI, 2012
  • · Interest Rate Risk Management Strategies of an Insurance Company, KIRI, 2010
  • · The Introduction of the RBC Internal Models to the Korean Insurance Market, KIRI, 2010
  • · The Introduction of Pre-funded Deposit Insurance System to the Korean Insurance Market and Its International Compatibility, KIDI, 2005.
  • · Cross-national Comparison of Insurance Accounting Practices, KIDI, 2004.
  • · Risk Assessment Model Development for the Insurance Industry, KDIC Projects, 2001-2003.
  • · Issues on Insurance Accounting with Special Reference to the Development of International Insurance Accounting Standard, KIDI, 2001
  • · A study on Corporate Pension Accounting in the US, KIDI, 1999.
  • Research Area
  • · The Impact of IFRS 4 phase II on General Insurance Liabilities and Their Insurance Risk Factors, The Journal of Risk Management, 26(1), 2015.
  • · Estimating the Effects of Improving a Key Features Documents of Variable Life Insurance, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 25(1), 2014
  • · An Estimation of the Number of Children Left by Traffic Accident Vitims with Stochastic Model, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 23(2), 2012
  • · Life Settlements and Their Availability in Korean Life Insurance Market, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 21(3), 2010
  • · Construction of the Crisis Indicator Model in Korean Insurance Industry, The Journal of Risk Management, 15(4), 2004.
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Im, JunHwan

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9028 (028)
  • · E-MAILpricing@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONSenior Research Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYInternational Finance, Derivatives

Education

  • · Brown University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Brown University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Sogangl University, B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Head of Research on Macroeconomic Divsion, Nonghyup Economic Research
  • · Professor, Graduate School of International Studies of Sogang University.
  • · Senior Financial Analyst of Schroders, Seoul, Korea
  • · Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Finance

Publication

  • · "Determinacy of Taylor Interest Rate Rule in an Open Economy",Mimeo, 2011.
  • · "An Analysis on the Behavior of the Volatility Smile: the KRW/USD Fx Market", KIEP Working Paper,2004.
  • · "Role of Foreign Exchange Intervention in the Presence of Derivatives", Sogang G IAS Research Series on International Affairs, 2001.
  • · "Optimal Currency Target Zones: How Wide Should Exchange Rate Band? International Economic Journal,Volume, Number 1, Spring, 2001.
  • · "Speculative Attacks on HONG Kong Exchange Rate Regime Through Currency Option" Korean Econometric Society, 1999.
  • · "Pricing of Forward Exchange Rates in a Fixed Exchange Regime Subject to Speculative Attacks, Korean Econometric Society, 1998.
  • · "Debt Managment and the Russian Debt Problem" (Coauthored) Korea Institute of Finance, 1996.
  • · "A Resolution on UIP PUzzle: Case of KRW/USD", (Coauthored), Sogang IIAS Research Series On International Affairs, 2004.
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Lee, Seungjoon

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9030 (030)
  • · E-MAILsjlee@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYIndustrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics

Education

  • · Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Davis, September 2008
  • · M.A., Economics, Boston University, Boston, MA, May1999
  • · B.A., Economics, YonseiUniversity,Seoul, Korea, Feb.1993 (with honor)

Experience

  • · Visiting Researcher, College of Business and Economics, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 2018
  • · Research Fellow, Department of Financial Policy, Korea Insurance Research Institute, September, 2008 ~ December, 2015, January, 2019 ~ presentg
  • · Research Fellow, Department of Insurance Market Analysis, Korea Insurance Research Institute, January, 2016 ~ December, 2017

Publication

  • · “For the Better Regulation on the Outsourcing of Insurance Companies in Korea”, Policy Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2017.5 (with In Young Jung)
  • · “OECD Recommendation of the Guidelines on Insurance Governance”, Theme Diagnosis, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016.8
  • · “A Study on the Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Conglomeartes in Korea”, Survey Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016.3 (with Se-Jin Min)
  • · “Restructuring Financial Supervision Framework in Other Countries and Its Implications, Theme Diagnosis, , Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2015.5
  • · “A Report for more Transparent Competition Policy of Korean Insurance Markets”, Policy Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2014.3 (with Min Kyu Kang and Hae Rang Lee)
  • · “A Study on the Prudential Supervision Framework of Korean Insurance Groups”, Policy Report Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2013.5 (with Hae Sik Kim and Jae Rin Joh)
  • · “Harmonization in Fair Trade Regulation in Insurance Industry”, Survey Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2010.5 (with Jong Wook Lee)
  • · Representative for the Rep. of Korea, 99th Meeting of Insurance and Private Pension Committee, OECD, Paris, 2017.6
  • · Representative for the Rep. of Korea, 98th Meeting of Insurance and Private Pension Committee, OECD, Paris, 2016.12
  • · Representative for the Rep. of Korea, 97th Meeting of Insurance and Private Pension Committee, OECD, Paris, 2016.6
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Triennial Meetings, IAIS, Basel, 2014.12
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Subcommittee Meetings, Technical Committee, IAIS, Kuala Lumpur, 2014.5
  • · Representative for the Rep. of Korea, 89th Meeting of Insurance and Private Pension Committee, OECD, Paris, 2012.6
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Subcommittee Meetings, Technical Committee, IAIS, Cape Town, 2012.5
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Triennial Meetings, IAIS, Basel, 2012.1
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Global Seminar and Triennial Meetings, IAIS, Macao, 2011.6
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Annual Conference, IAIS, Dubai, 2010.10
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Global Seminar and Triennial Meetings, IAIS, Taipei, 2010.6
  • · Supporting Staff to Financial Supervisory Service, Annual Conference, IAIS, Rio de Janeiro, 2009.10
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Noh, Geonyoup

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9039 (039)
  • · E-MAILgynoh@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYBayesian inference, Solvency Regime Evaluation and Modeling

Education

  • · Ph.D. in Natural science (Statistics), Department of mathematics, KAIST
  • · M.S. in Natural science (Statistics), Department of mathematics, KAIST
  • · B.S. in Natural science, Department of mathematics, Kyungpook National University

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute
  • · Team manager, Risk Services Team, Korea Insurance Development Institute
  • · Manager, Risk Management Department, Woori Investment Securities
  • · Manager, Asset Management Division, Mirae Asset Life Insurance

Publication

  • Articles
  • · The Generation and Analysis of the Interest Rate Shock Scenarios Using DNS Model, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 2019.5, (with H. Tae et al.).
  • · A Study on interest rate risk measurement under new solvency requirement regime, The Journal of Risk Management, 2019.3, (with K. Park
  • · Interest Risk Measurement of Insurance company using Principal Component Analysis, The Journal of Actuarial Science, 2018.12.
  • · A Study on Discount Rates for Fair Valuation of Insurance Liabilities, Korean Insurance Journal, 2016.7, (with H. Tae and B. Jang).
  • · A Study on Discount Rates for Insurance Liabilities Valuation under IFRS4 PhaseII, The Journal of Risk Management, 2014.12, (with K. Park).
  • · Pricing of Guaranteed Options in Variable Insurance and Practical Considerations, Korean Insurance Journal, 2014.7.
  • · Model Similarity and Rank-Order Based Classification of Bayesian Networks, Journal of Classification, 2013.10, (with S.Kim).
  • · A Study on Risk Analysis of Variable Annuity Based on Premium Payment Method, The Journal of Risk Management, 2013.6.
  • · A Study on Acceleration Method for Actuarial System Efficiency, The Journal of Actuarial Science, 2012.6, (with J. Yoo).
  • · Evaluating the Guarantee Reserves in Variable Insurance by Stock Return Scenarios with Stochastic Volatility, Journal of Insurance and
  • Reports
  • · New financial soundness system and Economic assumption modeling, KIDI, 2018.12.
  • · Aggregation and improvement for Interest rate risk valuation system, KIDI, 2018.12.
  • · Valuation for Catastrophe risk of General Insurance, KIDI, 2018.12.
  • · Practical application plan for IFRS17(2017), KIDI, 2017.12.
  • · Practical application plan for IFRS17(2016), KIDI, 2016.12.
  • · Introduction of the internal model for Guarantee Risk, KIDI, 2013.1.
  • · System improvement plan to transfer the minimum guarantee risk, KIDI, 2012.9.
  • · Hedging for variable insurance valuation and Analysis of portfolio insurance strategies, KIDI, 2012.3.
  • · Efficiency plan for actuarial evaluation system, KIDI, 2011.12.
  • · Asset scenario modeling, KIDI, 2011.3.
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Inchang Hwang

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9043 (043)
  • · E-MAILichwang@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDigital Innovation Research Team
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYAsset Pricing, Risk Management, Financial Econometrics

Education

  • · Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology College of Business, Ph.D. in Management Engineering (Finance concentration)
  • · Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology College of Business, M.S. in Management Engineering (Finance concentration)
  • · Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, B.S. in Physics and Mathematics (double major), Summa Cum Laude

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute
  • · Lecturer in Master of Financial Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology College of Business
  • · Visiting Scholar, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • · Visiting Scholar, Monash University, Department of Accounting and Finance

Publication

  • Articles
  • · "Systemic Risk and Cross-sectional Hedge Fund Returns" (with Simon Xu, Francis In and Tong Suk Kim), Journal of Empirical Finance, 2017
  • · "Systemic Risk in the European Sovereign and Banking System" (with Simon Xu, Francis In and Catherine Forbes), Quantitative Finance, 2017
  • · "The Effect of Diversification on Tail Risk: Evidence from US Equity Mutual Fund Portfolios" (with Simon Xu and Francis In), International Review of Finance, 2016
  • · "A Study on Hedging Effect of Credit Default Swap against Stock Risk" (with Deok-Hyeon Lee and Yuen Jung Park), Journal of Economics Studies, 2015
  • Reports
  • · "A Comparative Study on the Solvency of Korean Insurance Companies by the Calculation Methods for Available Capital" (with Jaerin Cho et al.), Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · "Study of Potential Korean Financial Guaranty Insurance Market with an Emphasis on the Municipal Bonds" (with Changhui Choi et al.), Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · "Business Strategy of Korean Insurance Companies in the Era of New Normal" (with Junhwan Im et al.), Report, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
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Joon Lim

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9044 (044)
  • · E-MAILlimjoon@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYIndustrial Organization

Education

  • · Michigan State University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Seoul National University, M.A. in Economics
  • · Seoul National University, B.A. in Economics

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2014~)
  • · Research Fellow, Korea Information Society Development Institute (2005~2014)

Publication

  • · Insurance Fraud Estimation, Working Paper, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · A Study on the Revision of Insurance Business Act, Report, Korea Life Insurance Association and General Insurance Association of Korea, 2016
  • · Big Data in the Korean Insurance Industry, Working Paper, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · A Study on the Resolution of Insolvent Insurers, Report, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation, 2015
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Kim, kyung-Hwan

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9054 (054)
  • · E-MAILkhkim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Budget and General Management
  • · POSITIONDirector
  • · SPECIALTYInsurance Law, Consumer Protection

Education

  • · Soongsil University, Ph.D in Business Administration
  • · Sungkyunkwan University, Master of Business Administration
  • · Kyunghee University, College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

  • · Director of Dept. of Planning and Administration(2017.3. ~)
  • · Senior Researcher/Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2006.4. ~2017.2.)
  • · Manager, Non-life Insurance Division(Marine Insurance Team), Korea Insurance Development Institute(1992.3. ~ 2006.3.)

Publication

  • · A Study on the Improvement of Information Privacy Laws in Insurance, KIRI, 2014. (Coauthored)
  • · A Study on Collaboration Strategies of Public and Private Health Insurance in the Korea Health Care System, KIRI, 2014. (Coauthored)
  • · A Study of the Supervisory Reporting and Public Disclosure under Solvency Ⅱ, KIRI, 2012. (Coauthored)
  • · A Study of Insurance Regulation in Asian Countries, KIRI, 2011. (Coauthored)
  • · Restructuring the Regulation on the General Cooperative Insurance, KIRI, 2011. (Coauthored)
  • · Restructuring Financial Consumer Protection System in Korea, KIRI, 2011. (Coauthored)
  • · Issues on Management Ethics in Korean Insurance Industry, KIRI, 2010. (Coauthored)
  • · A Study on Promotion of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Insurance, KIRI, 2009. (Coauthored)
  • · A Dynamic Empirical Analysis of Adverse Selection in the Automobile Insurance Market, Journal of Korean Insurance Study, vol.82, 2009. (Coauthored)
  • · An Empirical Analysis on the Moral Risk in the Korean Automobile Insurance Market, The Journal of Risk Management, vol.18(2), 2007. (Coauthored)
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Kim, Dong-Gyum

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9058 (058)
  • · E-MAILdgkim@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYCorporate Finance

Education

  • · Sungkyunkwan University, Ph.D in Business Administration
  • · Sungkyunkwan University, Master of Economics Administration
  • · Sungkyunkwan University, Mathematics

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2020.4. ~
  • · Senior Researcher, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2008.3.

Publication

  • · The Subsidiary General Agencies : Outcomes and Implications, KIRI, 2020.
  • · A Study of Life Insurance Industry in Vietnam, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Improvement of Pension Scheme for Women, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Risk Assurance for Mental Health in Public and Private Sectorss, KIRI, 2018.
  • · A Study on Wellness Service and Its Applications in Insurance Industry, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Changes in the Retirement Pension Market Environment and Tax Reform, KIRI, 2017.
  • · A Study on the Improvement of Private Income Security System for Self-employed, KIRI, 2017.
  • · Environmental Changes in the Retirement Pension Market and Counterplan of Insurance Companies, KIRI, 2016.
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Jang, Chul

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9045 (045)
  • · E-MAILchul.jang@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYPension, Household Finance, Asset Liability Management

Education

  • · Cass Business School, Ph.D. (Actuarial Science and Insurance)
  • · Cass Business School, MS (Actuarial Science)
  • · KAIST, MBA (Finance MBA)
  • · Hanyang University, BS (Industrial Engineering, Economics and Finance)

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2020 ~)
  • · Senior Researcher, Mirae Asset Life (2015)
  • · Researcher, KIHASA (2013)
  • · LINA Life(2010)

Publication

  • · Optimal investment for a retirement plan with deferred annuities, KIHASA, 2019.
  • · Long-term asset allocation policies, national pension plan in Korea, SSRN, 2013.
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Park, Heewoo

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9046 (046)
  • · E-MAILhwpark@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial System Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYAsset Pricing, Risk Management

Education

  • · KAIST College of Business, Ph.D. (Management Engineering)
  • · Seoul National University, B.A. (Materials Science and Engineering)

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2020 ~)
  • · Researcher, NICE Information Service (2018)

Publication

  • · Asymmetric Information Environment and Information Flow from the Equity to the CDS Market (with Tong Suk Kim and Yuen Jung Park), Journal of Financial Markets (Revise and Resubmit), 2020.
  • · Tail Risk and Size Anomaly in Bank Stock Returns (with Tong Suk Kim)
  • · Is Stock Return Predictability of Option-implied Skewness Affected by the Market State? (with Tong Suk Kim), Journal of Futures Markets, 2018.
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Son, Jaehee

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9023 (023)
  • · E-MAILjaehee.son@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDigital Innovation Research Team
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYEmpirical Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics

Education

  • · University of California, Riverside, Ph.D. (Economics)
  • · University of California, Riverside, M.A. (Economics)
  • · Sungkyunkwna University, Study in Ph.D. (Economics)
  • · Sungkyunkwna University, B.A. (Economics)

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2020 ~)
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute(2013)
  • · Research Fellow, Research Center of Insurance & Financial Industry in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance(2011)
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Research Institutes of Finance (2008)

Publication

  • · Analysis on One-Person-Household’s Financial Portfolio Property, The Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol.12 No. 4, Asia-Europe Perspective Association, 2015.
  • · The Effect of Job Traning on Labor Market Outcomes of Women in Korea: Empirical Analysis with Panal Data, 1998~2005, Job Market Paper, 2008.
  • · “Reappraising the Job-Training Effect on Labor Market Outputs of Korea Women with using Dif-Dif”in The 8th Korea Labor & Inocme Panel Study Learned Paper, Korea Labor Institute, 2007.

Research Area

  • · Analysis of Financial Consumer Behavior
  • · Health Insurance
  • · Business Strategies in Insurance Industry
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Lee, Sang-Woo

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9055 (055)
  • · E-MAILswlee@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Financial Consumer Research
  • · POSITIONSenior Researcher
  • · SPECIALTYprivate pension, life insurance

Education

  • · Chuo University(JAPAN), Graduate School of Commerce, M.B.A.
  • · Dong A University, business administration, B.B.A.

Experience

  • · Senior Researcher, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2008 ~)

Publication

  • · Case Studies of some countries’ hybrid pension and Implications, KIRI, 2019.
  • · A Study on the Improvement of Retirement Pension Education, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Study on Improving the Governance of Retirement Pension Plans, KIRI, 2013.
  • · The sticky preference for financial companies in retirement pension , Korean Jouranl of Business Administration, 2012.
  • · Factors Determining the Old's Happiness : Based on Public and Private Pension , Korean Risk Management Society, 2011.
  • · The Features of Retirement Pension System in Japan and Their Implications, KIRI, 2008.
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Kim, JinEok

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9052 (052)
  • · E-MAILkjo990@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Market Analysis
  • · POSITIONSenior Researcher
  • · SPECIALTYInsurance Market Analysis and Forecasting

Education

  • · SungKyunKwan University, Business Management(Finance)
  • · Seoul University, Business Management(Finance), Master’s degree
  • · HanKuk University of Foreign Studies, Business Administration, Bechelor’s degree, Master’s degree

Experience

  • · Senior Manager/Research, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2010 ~)
  • · Korea Insuracne Development Institute Insurance Research Center, Senior Researcher/Research ~)

Publication

  • · 2015~2019 Insurance Industry Outlook and Challenges, KIRI, 2019.
  • · 2004~2008 Insurance Industry Outlook and Challenges, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Research of Overseas Insurance Market for Insurance Company Globalization, KIRI, 2013.
  • · Mid / long-term outlook for key indicators of the insurance industry , KIDI. 2006
  • · A Study on the Privatization Plan of the National Pension: Efficiency of the National Pension , KIDI, 1999.
  • · Retirement Pension Actuarial outlook and Finance, KIRI, 1998.
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Choi, Won

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9057 (057)
  • · E-MAILkinowon@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Market Analysis
  • · POSITIONSenior Researcher
  • · SPECIALTYRisk and Insurance

Education

  • · Kyung Hee University, Completion from Ph.D. Accounting·Taxation
  • · Sogang University, M.A. business administration
  • · Sogang University, B.A. Economics

Experience

  • · Senior Researcher, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2018 ~)
  • · Korea Insurance Research InstituteSenior Researcher, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2008~2018)
  • · Insurance Research Center, Korea Insurance Development Institute, KIRI (2008~2018)

Publication

  • · Insurance Industry Outlook and Issue, KIRI, 2019.
  • · IChanges in Insurance Industry following Liberalization of Insurance Market, KIRI, 2014.
  • · Insurance Industry’s Financial Service Diversification for Surviving a New Financial Environments, KIRI, 2010.
  • · Financial Crises and Responses: Then and Now, KIRI, 2019.
  • · A Study on Sustainability Growth of Life Insurance Companies, KIRI, 2009.
  • · Financial Crisis Analysis and Implications from the View of Structured Finance, KIRI, 2009.
  • · Policy Suggestions for Diagnosing the Current Financial Crisis and Overcoming Crisis, KIRI, 2009.
  • · Risk and oversight of Financial Conglomerates, KIRI, 2009.
  • · The Effect of Economic Variables on Lapse and Surrender Rate in Life Insurance, KIRI, 2008.
  • · A Study on the Definition and Classification of Financial Instruments, KIRI, 2008.
  • · A Study on the Longevity Risk and its Operation Strategies in Personal Whole-Life Annuities, KIRI, 2007.
  • · Mid and Long-term Outlook on Major Indicators of Insurance Industry, KIRI, 2006.
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Yun, Seong Hun

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9016 (016)
  • · E-MAILshyun@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Market Analysis
  • · POSITIONSenior Research Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYEconomics

Education

  • · University of Michigan, Economics, Ph.D.
  • · University of Michigan, Economics, M.A.
  • · Seoul National University, Economics, B.A.

Experience

  • · Senior Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2009 ~ Current)
  • · Head, The Bank of Korea (2001 ~ 2009)
  • · Visiting Fellow, BIS (2006)
  • · Director, Asiacontent.com Korea (2001)
  • · Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute (2000)
  • · Research Fellow, Research Institute for International Economy (1999)
  • · Junior Economist, The Bank of Korea (1987 ~ 1989)

Publication

  • · Population aging and the life insurance industry in Japan, with Seok Young Kim, Sung Won Han and Min Suk Son, Research Report, KIRI, 2018.
  • · Prospects of insurance industry, with Seok Young Kim and Sun Joo Lee, Research Report, KIRI, 2017.
  • · Should Korean economy be similar to long term slowdown of Japan economy?, with Yong Shik Chun and Won Yong Chae, Survey Report, KIRI, 2014.
  • · Population aging and roles of financial markets, with Keon Shik Ryu, Young Soo Oh, Yong Un Cho, Ik Jin, Jin Ah Yoo and Hye Won Byun, Policy and Management Report, KIRI, 2011.
  • · Asymmetric and nonlinear effects of oil price and exchange rate shocks on consumer price, with Ki Ho Kim, Kukje Kyungje Yongu Vol. 15, No. 2, 2009.
  • · Non-interest income business of banks and system risk, BOK Institute Working Paper, No. 386, 2009.
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Song, Yunah

  • · TEL(EXTENSION)3775-9025
  • · E-MAILknuckleball@kiri.or.kr
  • · DEPARTMENTDepartment of Insurance Research
  • · POSITIONResearch Fellow
  • · SPECIALTYIndustrial Organization/ Corporate Insurance/ Reinsurance

Education

  • · Indiana University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • · Dankook University, B.A. in English Language and Literature,

Experience

  • · Research Fellow, Korea Insurance Research Institute (2008~present)

Publication

  • · Corporate Demand for Insurance and Product Market Competition: An Empirical Investigation, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 2019
  • · Effects of Life Events on Changes in Insurance Holdings, Journal of Insurance and Finance, 2015
  • · Effects of Regional Characteristics on Households’ Decision to Consume Insurance, Journal of Korean Insurance Academic Society, 2015
  • · Corruption and Product Market Competition: An Empirical Investigation(coauthored with M. Alexeev), Journal of Development Economics, 2013
  • · A study on the expense management of an insurer in an era of law economic growth, (with Haesik Kim, Hyunkyung Kim), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2016
  • · On the Corporate Demand for Insurance In Korea (forthcoming), Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2019
  • · The Present Status and Future Direction of Oriental Medical Services in the Automobile Insurance, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2017
  • · Insurance Fraud and Insurer-Insured Trust Building , Financial Service Commission, 2014
  • · A Study on the Implementation of Forest Products Disaster Insurance, Korea Forest Service, 2014
  • · An Analysis of Korean Insurance Markets: Reinsurance, Fair Trade Commission, 2013
  • · A Study on Social Cost of Insurance Fraud, Financial Supervisory Service, 2013
  • · Limitations of Traditional Reinsruance and Growth of the Insurance Linked Securities(ILS) Market, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2013
  • · A Study on Improvement of Natural Disaster Insurance, National Emergency Management Agency, 2012
  • · A Study on the Improvement of the Public-Private Partnership to Root Out Insurance Fraud , FSS & HIRA, 2011
  • · A Study on Optimal Auditing for Fraudulent Claims , Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2011
  • · Causes and Deterrence of Insurance Fraud, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2010
  • · A Study on Organizational System for Implementing the Workers Compensation Insurance Scheme, Korea Insurance Research Institute, 2009
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