Jang C. Jin is a professor of economics at George Mason University Korea. His research fields are Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Economic Development and Economics of Education. He has published numerous articles in international refereed journals on economic openness, tourism, higher education, and energy economics, with one of his energy papers regarding the causal effect of energy consumption on economic growth being highly cited. More recently, he is working on another challenging issue: the effect of faculty publications on economic growth. Prior to joining GMU Korea in spring 2014, Jin was a tenured professor at Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong and awarded the Business School’s teaching award several times. Jin's undergraduate education was at Korea University, Seoul, Korea, and PhD at LSU, Baton Rouge, USA.