Yeon-Koo Che

Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory



Yeon-Koo Che is the Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory at Columbia University. He received a PhD in Economics at the Stanford University in 1991. The same year, he became an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was promoted to Associated Professor with tenure in 1997 and to Professor in 2000. Yeon-Koo joined the Columbia University as Professor of Economics in 2005. His research focuses on market design, auction theory, mechanism design, contract theory and law and economics.
Yeon-Koo served as editor of Journal of Industrial Economics and associate editor of Journal of Economic Theory. He is currently serving as associate editor of Econometrica and Theoretical Economics. He received the Cho Rakkyo Prize in 2008, the Maekyung-KAEA economist award in 2009, and was elected Fellow of Econometric Society in 2009. 


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