Spring on the York College campus

Insoo Cho, Ph.D.


  • 1999 B.A. Economics, Soongsil University
  • 2012 Ph.D. Economics, Iowa State University

Research Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gender Economics
  • East Asian Economics

Recent Publications

  • "Are nonprofit entrepreneurs also Jacks-Of-All-Trades?" (with Peter Orazem), IZA Journal of Labor Economics, July 2014

Recent Presentations

  • "Risk Aversion or Risk Management?: How Measures of Risk Aversion Affect Firm Entry and Firm Survival," Iowa State University (November 2011), Bank of Korea (February 2012), Midwest Economics Association (March 2012)
  • "Do gender differences in risk preferences explain gender differences in labor supply, earnings or occupational choice?," Midwest Economics Association (March 2012)
  • "Are nonprofit entrepreneurs also Jacks-Of-All-Trades?," Midwest Economics Association (March 2014)


  • Referee for Korean Economic Review
  • Abstract reviewer for the 2014 AAEA (Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Meeting