Sang-Hyop LEE, Ph.D.


Department of Economics

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Saunders Room 542
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 U.S.A.
Telephone: (808) 956-
Facsimile: (808) 956-4347
Email: leesang@hawaii.edu


Dr. Sang-Hyop Lee is Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Non-resident Senior Fellow at the East-West Center. He is also Chair of the global National Transfer Accounts network (www.ntaccounts.org). His studies focus on population aging and social welfare issues. In particular, he has investigated the linkage between population aging and the labor market issues, with particular emphasis on Asian economies. Given its empirical and applied nature, a substantial portion of his research involves estimation of economic models using data sets.


He has published numerous articles including 11 edited books focusing issues on these research topics. His recent edited books include Aging, Economic Growth, and Old-Age Security in Asia (2011, Edward Elgar), Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia (2015, Routledge), Social Policies in an Age of Austerity (2015, Edward Elgar), and the Demographic Dividend and Population Aging in Asia and the Pacific (2016, special issue of the Journal of the Economics of Ageing).


Dr. Lee received his BA and MA in economics from Seoul National University, and PhD in economics from Michigan State University. Descriptions of his complete cv and current teaching materials are available using the links in the frame on the left side of this page.