Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                     August 2019 

Contact Information Mailing Address
Office: (604) 822-8480
Fax: (604) 822-8477
2053 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada, V6T 1Z2

Major Fields of Concentration 

Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, Public Economics


Urban Land Economics (COMM 306, UBC), Real Estate Economics (COMM 407, UBC), Government and Business (COMM 394, UBC), Seminar in Research Methodology (COMM 693, UBC)


Degree Field Institution Year
PhD Economics University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2005
Primary advisor: Professor Thomas J. Holmes
BA International Economics Seoul National University 2000



July 2014 – Present Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Associate Professor (with tenure)
July 2005 – June 2014 Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Assistant Professor
June 2003 – May 2005 Research department, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Research Analyst.  Research Assistant to Dr. James A. Schmitz, Jr.
September 2001 – May 2003 Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Instructor. The courses taught include Principle of Microeconomics, Principle of Macroeconomics, Public Economics, and Environmental Economics.



Working Papers

  • Lee, Sanghoon, and John Ries. n.d. “Noncognitive Skills in Admission Decisions: Impacts on Demographics, Academic Performance, and Labour Market Outcomes.” (Submitted.)
  • Holmes, Thomas J, Wen-Tai Hsu, and Sanghoon Lee. 2010. “Plants and Productivity in Regional Agglomeration.”
  • Lee, Sanghoon, and Seung Dong You. 2011. “The Price-to-Income Ratio and the Quality of Life.”

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