Samuel Jung, Ph.D.

Website: Samuel Jung Ph.D. Portfolio

Research Interests:

Chinese economy, Financial Development, Income Inequality.


2012 – 2017: The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Ph.D., Economics

2010 – 2012: Brandeis University, MBA

2001– 2005: Kwangwoon University, B.A., Business Administration


  • Asset Markets, Finance, Money and Banking
  • Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Chinese Economy


Miles, W., Jung, S. M., and Vijverberg, C. P. C. (2023). The Home Price-Income Relationship for U.S. States, Applied Economics, May 7, 2023.

Jung, S. M. (2021). Interactions between Economic Growth, Financial Development, and Income Inequality in General and In China, International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 13(5), April 10, 2021.

Jung, S. M. and Cha, H. J. (2020). Financial Development and Income Inequality: Evidence from China, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, January 11, 2020.

Li, Z., Zhou, X., Jung, S. M., and Li, J. (2019). China’s 40-year road to innovation, Chinese Management Studies, December, 9, 2019.

Jung, S. M. and Vijverberg, C. P. C. (2019). Financial Development and Income Inequality in China – A Spatial Data Analysis, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. (48): 295-320, March 2019.

Recent Invited Lectures: 

Invited Lecture, “Special Topics in Economics and Finance: U.S.-CHINA Decoupling”, invited by Liaoning University, Shenyang, China, June 9-19, 2023.

Invited Lecture, “The Role of Financial Development”, “The Home Price-Income Relationship for U.S. States”, invited by Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, May 19th 2023.

Invited Talk, “Global Economy Outlook and Crypto in 2023”, invited by DoubleMe (Metaverse) Inc., Seoul, South Korea, Jan. 9, 2023. 

Invited Lecture, “Biden’s Economic plan and China Policy”, Jilin University, China, July 6; August 28-September 7, 2021.

Invited Talk, “U.S.-China Trade War and its impact on Asian Economy”, The Korean Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, Shanghai, China, December 27-29th 2019.

Invited Lecture “U.S.-China Trade War and its impact on Chinese economy”, Center for China Public Sector Economy Research, Changchun, China, June 2019.

Invited Lecture, “Financial development and Income inequality in China”, Joint Academic Research Seminar 2019 held in Jilin University, China, June 2019.


May 2023         Chow Fellowship, The Chinese Economists Society

2022-2023        Research Project Grant, The China Education Association for International Exchange

2022-2023        Individual Development Award, The Campus Professional Development Committee, SUNY at Cortland

2021-2022        Faculty Research Program, College Research Committee at SUNY Cortland

Dec   2020        Research Grant, Sino-Japanese Joint Center of Economic Research at Jilin University

2020                 Individual Development Award, The Campus Professional Development Committee