Sang Hyop Lee

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Research Program and Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii
leesang [at]
PhD, economics, Michigan State University
Area of Expertise: 

Labor and human resources; Aging and the elderly labor force; Child education and health

Sang-Hyop Lee is professor of economics at the University of Hawai‘i and chairs the Executive Committee of the National Transfer Accounts project, which involves researchers from more than 70 countries in Asia, North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific. He is also managing director of the East-West Center and Korea Development Institute annual collaborative project. His primary research objective is to find key measures of human resources and their relationship with economic development. His recent studies focus on how population aging affects labor markets, individuals’ decisions to work, and other aspects of the economy. He is co-editor of four recent books on Asia and Korea, and has been investigator of numerous projects related with aging issues.

For further information, please see Dr. Lee's University of Hawaii web page.