Jungho Baek

Dr. Jungho Baek

Economics Program Director
Professor, Economics
Office 213B, Bunnell Building
(907) 474-2754

Curriculum Vitae

Research and Scholarly Interests

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


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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