Hyeok Jeong

Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: hjeong@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3512
Office: KAP 306B

Personal Website


  • B.A. Economics, Seoul National University, 1/1990
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Chicago, 6/2000

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    • Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/2000-  
    • Lecturer, University of Chicago, 01/01/1998-01/01/2000  
    • Consultant Economist, World Bank, 08/01/1998-03/01/1999  

    Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor Jeong researches inequality and poverty dynamics, economic growth and development and empirical model evaluations.
    Research Specialties
    Growth and Development, Inequality and Poverty Dynamics

    Honors and Awards

    • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 1998-1999  
    • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Fellowship, 1997-1998  

    Service to the Profession

    Professional Memberships
    • Joint Center for Poverty Research at Northwestern University and University of Chicago, 1998-  

  • University of Southern California
  • Department of Economics
  • Phone: (213) 740-8335
  • Department Chair: Geert Ridder (213) 740-7432