Yong Suk Lee – Keough School
Yong Suk Lee is Assistant Professor of Technology, Economics and Global Affairs at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Lee’s research focuses on new technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics in relation to the labor economy, entrepreneurship and the urban economy.
His current research focuses on how artificial intelligence and robotics affect work, and governance and ethical issues related to these new technologies. Lee also focuses on applying machine learning to examine socio-economic issues such as urban bias, inequality and change, and the demand for skills. Lee’s research also examines aspects of technology education and entrepreneurship, for example, education and mobility, and entrepreneurship and economic growth.
Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, Lee was a faculty member at Stanford University as an SK Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Before Stanford, he was an assistant professor of economics at Williams College. He received his doctorate in economics from Brown University, a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture from Seoul National University. Lee also worked as a real estate development consultant and architectural designer as he transitioned from architecture to economics.