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Research Institute of Economics

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Research Institute of Economics

Sungkyun Institute of Economic Research(SIER) of SungKyunKwan University (SKKU) is managed by the Faculty of Economics and graduate students to develop research about economic phenomenons.


  • March 1970: Established as an affiliated research institute
  • March 2004: Integration of the Korea Institute for Industrial Studies and the Korea Labor Institute of SKKU into the Sungkyun Institute of Economic Research(SIER)


Aims and Purposes
  • Enhance researcher capabilities and foster the next generation of scholars
  • Conduct comprehensive research in economic theory, empirical analysis, and policy studies, and lead international exchange and cooperation


Background of Establishment
  • Conduct economic surveys and industry-academia collaborative research to promote Korea's economic development
  • Actively utilize university research outcomes to analyze current issues and present future prospects for the Korean economy


Vision and Goals
  • Serve as a research hub for practical studies supporting the sustainable growth of the Korean economy in the 21st century
  • Strengthen specialization and distinctiveness of each research center, and create excellence in research and education by aligning with Sungkyunkwan University's VISION 2030 plan
  • Promote interdisciplinary research in economics and establish Sungkyunkwan University as a global research platform through international joint research and cooperation


Activites at SIER

    - The following four seminar series are funded by SIER:

  • Sungkyunkwan University ‘Wednesday Brown Bag Seminar’ 
  • Sungkyunkwan University 'Thursday Regular Seminar' (With BK21 Four Education Research Group of Economics)
  • Global Finance Research Center 'Saturday Seminar'
  • Sungkyunkwan University ‘Graduate Student Research Symposium’


Research Institutes
Phone +82-2-760-1286
Address Room No. 32318B, Dasan Hall of Economics 3F
(03063) 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea