Fields: Industrial Organization
Jihye Jeon joined Boston University as an Assistant Professor of Economics in July 2017.
Professor Jeon’s research focuses on industrial organization. Her recent work investigates the role of demand uncertainty in cyclical investment fluctuations in the container shipping industry. She also studies demand for health insurance and effects of policies that simplify choice when consumers face complex product characteristics and may have to choose how much time and effort to spend researching their options.
She received her B.A. in Economics from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Economics from New York University Stern School of Business.