Dr Eunbi Song

Eunbi Song 

Academic (Consultant)

Department of Economics


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Dr. Eunbi Song is an academic (consultant) at the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Korea University, Republic of Korea. Her research fields are Economic growth and development, Productivity, Macroeconomics, and Labor economics. She published several papers on productivity and income distribution in international academic journals, including Economic Modelling and Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

She is currently interested in studying the interaction between technology and skills and its consequence on productivity and distribution of income, especially in Asia. She worked for various research institutes in Korea and abroad, including Asiatic Research Institute at Korea University, Asian Development Bank, and Global Green Growth Institute.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Economics
Institution Korea University
Year awarded 2021
Master of Arts, Economics
Institution Korea University
Year awarded 2015
Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature, and Economics (Double Major)
Institution Korea University
Year awarded2013

Areas of Expertise

1Economic growth and development
3Labor Economics

Scholarly Journals

*E. Song. What drives labor share change? Evidence from Korean Industries, Economic Modelling, 94, 2021 (SSCI)
*JW Lee, DW Kwak & E.Song, Aging labor, ICT capital and productivity in Japan and Korea, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 58, 2020 (SSCI)
*JW Lee, Jong-Suk Han & E.Song, The effect and challenges of vocational training in Korea, International journal of Training Research, 17(sup1), 2019 (SCOPUS).
*H. Lee, JW Lee & E.Song, Effects of educational mismatch on wages in the Korean labor market), Asian Economic Journal, 30(4), 2016 (SSCI).

Local Grants

Title XX
Investigators Associate Professor Grace HY Lee (PI)
Funding Period September 2019 – August 2021
Funding Body/Organisation Ministry of Higher Education - Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)

Current Supervision

Student XX
Title Women Empowerment and Intrahousehold Decision Making: Evidence from Experimental Examinations in Rural Bangladesh (PhD)

Completed Supervision

Student XX
Title Improving student outcomes using advice-giving as a motivational nudge
Awarding University Monash University

International Award

Award NameXX
Awarding BodyChinese Economists Society
Year of award 2021
Project TitleDoes High-Speed Rail Improve Air Quality alongside Intercity Highways? (with Bo Yu and Wang-Sheng Lee)