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Haeil Jung

Assistant Professor

hij@indiana.edu
(812) 855-0563
SPEA Room 331


Education
Ph.D., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2009
M.P.P., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2003
B.A., summa cum laude, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, 2001

Professional Experience

  • Consultant, World Bank, 2012 to Present
  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2009 to Present
  • Research Intern, Research and Statistics, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, 2002 to 2003

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Best Teaching Assistant 2006–2007 and 2007–2008, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Ph.D. Fellowship 2004–2009, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Dean’s List (five semesters), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul Korea (top scholarship recipient in Public Administration for three semesters, President’s Scholarship for two semesters).

Professional Interests
Applied Econometrics and Program Evaluation Methods, Social Policy for Disadvantaged Individuals and Families

Current Projects
Work in Progress

  • (With Tatyana Guzman and Maureen Pirog) “The Impact of Federal Financial Aid on the Enrollment and Pricing Strategies of Students Pursuing Online Education.”
  • (With Cong Gian) “Immigration through Marriage in South Korea”
  • (With Yuiryong Jung) “Unintended Consequences of Temporary Employee Protection Law in South Korea”
  • (With Robert LaLonde) “Outsourcing is the Future of Offender Rehabilitation Programs: Evidence from Adult Transition Centers Run by the Safer Foundation”

Selected Publications
Full Vita

  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. 2014. "Is Obesity Related to Deteriorating Mental Health of the U.S. Working-Age Population?" Journal of Behavioral Medicine. DOI 10.1007/S10865-014-9580.7.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. 2014. “What Works Best and When: Accounting for Multiple Sources of Pure Selection Bias in Program Evaluation.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 33(3):752-277.
  • Jung, Haeil. 2014. “Are Prison Work Release Programs Effective? Evidence from the Adult Transition Centers in Illinois.” Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 53(5):384-402.
  • Amer Hasan, Haeil Jung, and Menno Pradhan. 2013. “Providing and Evaluating Services for Low-Income Young Children ” in Early Childhood Education and Development in Poor Villages of Indonesia (pp. 113-134). Amer Hasan, Marilou Hyson, and Mae Chu Chang eds. The World Bank.
  • Hafid Alatas, Sally Brinkman, Mae Chu Chang, Titie Hadiyati, Djoko Hartono, Amer Hasan, Marilou Hyson, Haeil Jung, Angela Kinnell, Menno Pradhan and Rosfita Roesli. 2013. “Early Childhood Education and Development Services in Indonesia” in Education in Indonesia (pp. 82-108). Daniel Suryadarma and Gavin W. Jones eds. Singapore. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
  • Jung, Haeil. 2011. “Increase in the Length of Incarceration and the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Men Released from Illinois State Prisons.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 30(3): 499-533.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. 2011. "Nonexperimental Impact Evaluations" in the Workforce Investment Act: Lessons for Europe (pp. 407-429). Douglas Besharov and Phoebe Cottingham eds. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  • Anderson, David, David Berry, and Haeil Jung. April 2003. “Minnesota Minimum-Wage Report, 2002.” Research and Statistics. Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Does Incarceration Impair the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes of Men? Evidence from the NLSY79.”
  • Jung, Haeil, Robert J. LaLonde, and Rekha Varghese. “Incarcerated Mothers, Their Children’s Placements into Foster Care, and Reentry Prospects after Incarceration.”
  • Pirog, Maureen and Haeil Jung. “The Changing Composition of Young Fathers and the Effects of Early Fathering on Education Outcomes.”
  • Jung, Haeil, Robert J. LaLonde, and Rekha Varghese. “The Childhood Foster Care Experiences of Female State Prisoners and What it Means for Reentry: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data from Illinois.”
Conference Presentations
  • Jung, Haeil and Amer Hasan. “The Impact of Early Childhood Education on Child Development Outcomes: Evidence from the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) Project” Population Association of America Conference, Boston, MA, May 1-3, 2014.
  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. “The Impact of Schooling on Childhood Obesity” Population Association of America Conference, Boston, MA, May 1-3, 2014.
  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. “The Impact of Schooling on Childhood Obesity” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Washington, D.C., November 7-9, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of College Education on Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence Using a College Expansion by a Military Coup in South Korea” The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Econometrics Group, Bloomington, IN, October 25-26, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. “Is Mothers’ Labor Market Participation Related to Childhood Weight Changes in the United States?: Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Cohorts (ECLS-K).” Population Association of America Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 11-13, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. “Does Mother’s Work Lead to Childhood Weight Related Health Outcomes? Evidence from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K).” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil, Chaeyoung Chang, and Venkata Nadella. “Impact of School-Level State Law Change on Youth’s Physical Activity: Evidence from State Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) Data.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of Public Pension Expansions on the Wellbeing of the Elderly in South Korea.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of a Higher Education Expansion on Socio-Economic Outcomes of Men in South Korea” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Long-Run Socio-Economic Effects of a Military Coup Mandating Nationwide Expansion of Access to Higher Education” 2012 Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS) International Conference, Seoul, South Korea, September 14-15, 2012.v
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of Public Pension Reform on the Wellbeing of the Elderly in South Korea” 2012 Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS) International Conference, Seoul, South Korea, September 14-15, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil and Chaeyoung Chang. “Is Obesity Related to the Deteriorating Mental Health of the U.S. Working-Age Population? Evidence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)” Population Association of America Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 3-5, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “Do the Relative Sizes of Treatment and Comparison Groups Matter?” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Washington, D.C., November 3-5, 2011.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “Controlling for Multiple Sources of Self-Selection Bias Using Non-Experimental Methods.” The 2011 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, May 18-20, 2011.
  • Fertig, Angela, Haeil Jung and David Reingold. “The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Health Insurance Coverage of Mothers and Children.” Population Association of America Conference, Washington, D.C., March 31-April 2, 2011.
  • Pirog, Maureen and Haeil Jung. “The Changing Composition of Young Fathers and the Effects of Early Fathering on Education Outcomes.” Population Association of America Conference, Washington, D.C., March 31-April 2, 2011.v
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “Controlling for Multiple Sources of Self-Selection Bias Using Non-Experimental Methods.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Boston, MA, November 4-6, 2010.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Adult Transition Centers, and the Earnings and Employment of Male Ex-Prisoners.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Boston, MA, November 4-6, 2010.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. "Non-experimental Impact Evaluations." What the European Social Fund Can Learn from the WIA Experience, European Commission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunity and University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Washington, D.C., November 7, 2009.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Does Incarceration Impair the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes of Men? Evidence from the NLSY79.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Washington, D.C., November 5-7, 2009.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Increase in the Length of Incarceration and the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Men Released from Illinois State Prisons.” Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 6-8, 2008.
  • Jung, Haeil, Robert J. LaLonde, and Rekha Varghese. “The Childhood Foster Care Experiences of Female State Prisoners and What it Means for Reentry: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data from Illinois.” 12th National Workshop on Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders, Baltimore, MD, October 20-24, 2007.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Increase in the Length of Incarceration and the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Men Released from Illinois State Prisons.” Crime and Population Dynamics Summer Workshop, University of Maryland, June 4-5, 2007.
Invited Presentations
  • Brinkman, Sally, Amer Hasan, Haeil Jung,Angela Kinnell, and Menno Pradhan. “The Impact of Early Childhood Education on ChildDevelopment Outcomes in Indonesia” KnowledgeSharing on ECED Studies Co-hosted by the World Bank Office Jakarta and SMERU and Funded byDutch-Education Support Program (DESP), Jakarta, Indonesia June 4, 2014.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of College Education on Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence Using a College Expansion by a Military Coup in South Korea” National Institute for Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2014.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of College Education on Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence Using a College Expansion by a Military Coup in South Korea” University of Pennsylvania’s School of Education’s IES seminar series, November, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil, Maureen Pirog, and Sang Kyoo Lee. “The Impact of College Education on Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence Using a College Expansion by a Military Coup in South Korea” Wagner School of Public Services Research Seminar Series, October 31, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “When Do the Relative Sizes of Treatment and Comparison Samples Really Matter? A Cautionary Tale for Instrumental Variable (IV) Estimators.” Policy Analysis and Public Finance Faculty Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, February 15, 2013.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Are Prison Work Release Programs Effective? Evidence from the Adult Transition Centers in Illinois.” Safer Foundation, Chicago, IL, October 22, 2012.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “Do the Relative Sizes of Treatment and Comparison Groups Matter?” Governance and Management Faculty Workshop, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, October 28, 2011.
  • Jung, Haeil and Maureen Pirog. “Accounting for Multiple Sources of Self-Selection Bias Using Non-Experimental Methods.” Policy Analysis and Public Finance Faculty Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, April 8, 2011.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Adult Transition Centers, and the Earnings and Employment of Male Ex-Prisoners.” Governance and Management Faculty Workshop, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, March 31, 2010.
  • Jung, Haeil. “Increase in the Length of Incarceration and the Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Men Released from Illinois State Prisons.” Bureau of Economics Seminar Series Presentations of Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2009.