EDUCATION

Ph.D., Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985

B.S., Housing and Interior Design, Yonsei University, 1977

EXPERIENCES
2005-Present
Editor-In-Chief, The Korean Home Economics Association
2005-Present
Trustee, Korean Consumer Protection Board
2005-Present
Advisory Council, Korean Society of Consumer Policy and Education
1999-2001
Trustee, National Research Center for Economics and Social Sciences
1997-Present
Editorial Board, Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association
1996-1998
President, Korean Society of Consumer Studies
1986-Present
Professor, Department of Consumer and Family Sciences, School of Human Life Sciences, Sungkyunkwan University
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Research goals:
(1)  to investigate the driving forces of consumer wants and desires
(2)

 to investigate the fundamental forces of consumer trend and the consumption culture

Research topics:

Consumer Needs and Wants

Consumer Trend Analysis

Standard of Living

Consumer Life World and Culture
CONTACT:kokim@skku.edu