Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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DR Ji Wook Jung
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT of SOCIOLOGY
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

       
Appointment: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: AS/04-18
Email: socjjw@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516-7825
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Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/socjjw/
  
 
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Brief Introduction Top

Education:

  • 2011 Ph.D. in Sociology, Harvard University
  • 2003 M.A. in Sociology, Seoul National University
  • 2001 B.A. in Sociology, Seoul National University

Work Experience:

  • 2011- Assistant Professor in NUS Sociology


Teaching Areas Top

Economic Sociology, Organizational Sociology, Sociology of financial markets, Sociology of the Firm, Development, Quantitative Methodology


Current Research Top

1. Research on workforce downsizing by major U.S. companies, 1981-2006
2. Research on the U.S. banking industry
3. Research on the role of foreign investors in reforming corporate governance practices in Japan
4. Research on union wage premium in Korea, 1980-2010


Research Interests Top

Economic Sociology, Organizational Theory, Labor Markets, Business and Politics, Quantitative Methodology


Publications Top

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Jung, Jiwook and Frank Dobbin. Forthcoming. Finance and Institutional Investors. In Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance. Edited by Karin Knorr-Cetina and Alexandru Preda. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Dobbin, Frank and Jiwook Jung. 2010. The Misapplication of Mr. Michael Jensen: How Agency Theory Brought down the Economy and Why it Might Again. Markets on Trial: The Economic Sociology of the U.S. Financial Crisis. Edited by Michael Lounsbury and Paul M. Hirsch. Research in the Sociology of Organizations 30b: 29-64.

ARTICLES IN JOURNAL

  • Dobbin, Frank and Jiwook Jung. 2011. Corporate Board Gender Diversity and Stock Performance: The Competence Gap or Institutional Investor Bias? North Carolina Law Review 89(3): 809-838.
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