Young-Ro Yoon

Young-Ro Yoon

Associate Professor


656 W. Kirby
2125 FAB




Young-Ro Yoon

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Applied Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization


  • Ph.D. Economics, Cornell University, 2006
  • M.A. Economics, Seoul National University, Korea, 2000
  • B.A. Economics, Seoul National University, Korea, 1996

Awards and grants

  • President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Wayne State University, 2023 
  • Ewha Global Fellow, Ewha Womans University, Korea, 2022
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistance Award, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2005
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistance Award, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2004
  • Best Senior Thesis Award, School of Economics, Seoul National University, 1996
  • Graduation with Magna Cum Laude, Seoul National University, 1996

Selected publications

  • “Effects of Information Quality on Signaling through Sovereign Debt Issuance” with Hyungseok Joo and Yoon-Jin Lee, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2023), Volume 207, Pages 279-304
  • “Strategic Disclosure of Meaningful Information to Rival,” Economic Inquiry, (2017), Volume 55, Issue 2, Pages 806–824 
  • “Strategic Behavior in Acquiring and Revealing Costly Private Information,” International Review of Economics and Finance, (2015), Volume 39, Pages 133–148
  •  “Reverse Price Discrimination with Bayesian Buyers” (with Se Hoon Bang & Jaesoo Kim), Journal of Industrial Economics, (2014), Volume 62, Issue 2, pages 286–308
  • “First versus Second-Mover Advantage with Information Asymmetry about the Profitability of New Markets” (with Eric Rasmusen), Journal of Industrial Economics, (2012), Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 374-405
  • “Endogenous Timing of Actions under Conflict between Two Types of Second Mover Advantage,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, (2009), Volume 27, Issue 6, Pages 728-738

Courses taught by Young-Ro Yoon

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022