Jungho Baek

Dr. Jungho Baek

Economics Program Director
Professor, Economics
Office 213B, Bunnell Building
(907) 474-2754
jbaek3@alaska.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Research and Scholarly Interests

International Trade and Policy
Environmental and Resource Economics
Transportation Economics
Applied Econometrics including Time-Series Analysis

Education

2004 Ph.D. Resource Economics, Michigan State University
2004 MA Economics, Michigan State University
1993 MA Economics, Korea University
1991 BA Economics, Hanyang University

Recent Publications

Baek, J. (2016).  A new look at the FDI–income–energy–environment nexus: Dynamic panel data analysis of ASEAN.   Energy Policy, 91, 22-27.

Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Baek, J. (2016).  Do exchange rate changes have symmetric or asymmetric effects on the trade balance? Evidence from U.S.-Korea commodity trade.   Journal of Asian Economics, 45, 15-30.

Baek, J. (in press, 2016).  Analyzing Long-Run Relationships between Exports and Imports Revisited: Evidence from G-7 Countries.   Economics Bulletin.

Baek, J. (in press, 2016).  Do Nuclear and Renewable Energy Improve the Environment?: Empirical Evidence from the United States.   Ecological Indicators.

Bocklet, J. & Baek, J. (in press, 2016).  Do oil price changes have symmetric or asymmetric effects on unemployment?: Empirical evidence from Alaska.   Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy.

Raines, R. & Baek, J. (in press, 2016).  The recent evolutin of the U.S., Beveridge curve: evidence from the ARDL approach.   Review of Economics & Finance.

Baek, J. (2015).  Empirical Evidence on Korea's Import Demand.   Research in Applied Economics, 7 (2), 11-20.

Baek, J. (2015).  Environmental Kuznets curve for CO2 emissions: the case of Arctic countries.   Energy Economics, 50, 13-17.

Molina, A. & Baek, J. (2015).  Analyzing Factors Affecting U.S. College Textbook Prices.   Review of Economics & Finance, 5, 35-42.

Bahmani-oskooee, M. & Baek, J. (2015).  The Marshall-Lerner condition at commodity level: Evidence from Korean-U.S. trade.   Economics Bulletin, 35 (2), 1136-1147.

Snigaroff, R. & Baek, J. (2015).  Fund Hiring Rules and Investment Firms.   Journal of Investing, 24 (3), 7-16.

Baek, J. & Seo, J.Y. (2015).  A Study on Unobserved Structural Innovations of Oil Price: Evidence from Global Stock, Bond, Foreign Exchange and Energy Market.   Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 18 (1)., doi: 10.1142/S0219091515500046.

Edinger, T. & Baek, J. (2015).  The Role of Property Rights in Bycatch Reduction:Evidence from the British Columbia Groundfish Fishery.   Fisheries Research, 168, 100-104.

Baek, J. (2015).  A panel cointegration analysis of CO2 emissions, nuclear energy and income in major nuclear generating countries.   Applied Energy, 145, 133-138.

Umekwe, M. & Baek, J. (in press, 2015).  Does Oil Prices Really Matter to U.S. Shale Oil Production?   Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy.

Bahmani-Oskooee, M., Baek, J., & Hegerty, S. (in press, 2015).  GARCH-Based Versus Traditional Measures of Exchange-Rate Volatility: Evidence from Korean Industry Trade.   International Journal of Trade and Global Markets.

Baek, J. (2014).  Exchange rate effects on Korea–U.S. bilateral trade: A new look.   Research in Economics/Ricerche Economiche, 68 (3), 214-221.

Baek, J. & Pride, D. (2014).  On the Income-Nuclear Energy-CO2 Emissions Nexus Revisited.   Energy Economics, 43, 6-10.

Baek, J. & Koo, W. W. (2014).  On the Upsurge of U.S. Food Prices Revisited.   Economic Modelling, 42, 272-276.

Samuel, T. & Baek, J. (in press, 2014).  Can Oil Tax Policy Change Exploration Levels?: Empirical Evidence from Alaska Oil Legislation.   Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy.

Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Baek, J. (2014).  Further Evidence on Orcutt's Hypothesis Using Korean-US Commodity Data.   Applied Economics Letters, 1-8, doi: 10.1080/13504851.2014.972539.

Chi, J. & Baek, J. (2014).  Identifying the policy implications of barge shipments of grains on the US inland waterway system: the case of corn movements on the Mississippi waterway.   Maritime Policy & Management.

Benshoof, C. & Baek, J. (2014).  Politics, Environment, and Fisheries: Empirical Evidence from Pacific Salmon Fisheries.   Natural Resource Modelling.

Baek, J. & Gweisah, G. (2013).  Does Income Inequality Harm the Environment? Empirical Evidence from the United States?   Energy Policy, 62, 1434-1437.

Baek, J. & Kim, H. S. (2013).  Is economic growth good or bad for the environment? Empirical evidence from Korea.   Energy Economics, 36, 744-749.

Kim, H. S. & Baek, J. (2013).  Assessing Dynamics of Crude Oil Import Demand in Korea.   Economic Modelling, 35, 260-263.

Baek, J. (2013).  Does the exchange rate matter to bilateral trade between Korea and Japan? Evidence from commodity trade data.   Economic Modelling, 30, 856-862.

Chi, J. & Baek, J. (2013).  Dynamic relationship between air transport demand and economic growth in the United States: A new look.   Transport Policy, 29, 257-260.

Baek, J. & Chi, J. (2012).  A Dynamic Demand Analysis of the United States Air-passenger Service.  Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 48, 755-761.   

Kwon, D., J. Baek, and W.W. Koo (2012).  A New Look at the Emergence of an Agro-Energy Nexus: A Graphical Causal Approach.  Business and Economic Research . 2(2): 42-53.

Walter, J., J. Baek, and W. Koo (2012).  International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics: The Case of U.S. Bilateral Trade with G-7 Countries. Research in Economics. Forthcoming.

Baek, J (2012).  Exchange Rate Sensitivity of Korea-U.S. Bilateral Trade Flows: Evidence from Industrial Trade Data. Journal of Korea Trade. 16(3): 1-21.

Baek, J (2012).  The Long-Run Determinants of U.S. Lumber Imports from Canada.  Forest Policy and Economics. 14: 69-73.

Reynolds, D., and J. Baek (2012).  Much Ado About Hotelling: Between the Ideas of Hubbert.  Energy Economics. 34(1): 162-170.

Baek, J., and J. Chi (2011).  A Dynamic Demand Analysis of the United States Air-Passenger Service.  Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 48: 755-761.

Baek, J., and J. Chi (2011). “Price and Income Elasticities of Demand for Air Transportation: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Airfreight Industry.” Journal of Air Transport Management. 20: 18-19.

Baek. J (2011). “Dynamics of the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Trade: Market and Welfare Effects of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement.” Journal of International Law and Trade Policy. 12(2): 69-81.

Kim, H.S., J. Baek, and W.W. Koo (2011) “The Environmental Consequences of Economic Growth Revisited.” Economics Bulletin. 32(2): 1198-1211.

Chi, J., and J. Baek (2011) “Demand Analysis for Coal on the United States Inland Waterway System: Fully-Modified (FM-OLS) Approach.” Journal of Transportation Research Forum. 50(1): 89-99. 

Baek, J., and H.S. Kim (2011) “Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth, Energy Consumption and the Environment: Time-Series Evidence from G-20 Economies.” Journal of East Asian Economic Integration. 15(1): 3-32.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2011) “How Sensitive is Agricultural Trade to the Bilateral Exchange Rate?: Evidence from Bulk, Intermediate and Consumer-Oriented Products.”  Agricultural Economics. 42(3): 387-403.

Baek, J. (2010) “Inflation and Intramarket Price Variability: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Agricultural Products.” Journal of Rural Development. 33(4): 85-103.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2010) “The U.S. Agricultural Sector and the Macroeconomy.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 42(3): 457-465.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2010) “Analyzing Factors Affecting U.S. Food Price Inflation.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 58: 303-320.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2009) “A Dynamics Approach to the FDI-Environment Nexus: The Case of China and India.” Journal of International Economic Studies 13(2): 87-108.

Baek, J., J. Mattson and W. Koo (2009) “Effects of the Duties on Canadian Hard Red Spring Wheat.” Journal of International Law and Trade Policy 10(2): 41-62.

Baek, J., K. Mulik and W. Koo (2009) “Exchange Rate Dynamics and the Bilateral Trade Balance: The Case of U.S. Agriculture” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 38(2): 213-228.

Baek, J., Y. Cho and W. Koo (2009) “The Environmental Consequences of Trade Liberalization: A Country-Specific Time-Series Analysis.” Ecological Economics 68(8-9): 2255-2264.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2009) “On the Dynamic Relationship between U.S. Farm Income and Macroeconomic Variables.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 41(2): 521-528.

Baek, J., and W. Koo (2009) “Assessing Exchange Rate Sensitivity of U.S. Bilateral Agricultural Trade.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 57(2): 187-203.

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