Assistant Director of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy
Minjae received her Ph.D. in Economics from Claremont Graduate University. Prior to joining the Lowe Institute of Political Economy, Minjae was a statistician for UCLA School of Law. Her research interests include applied microeconomics, public policy, law and economics, and the economics of crime. More specifically, Minjae studies the behavioral mechanism of agencies and criminals and the legal system as shared beliefs supporting society. She was trained to be an empirical researcher utilizing best coding practices. With these skills, she is driven to pursue the cause and consequences of public policy. She is keen to challenge methodologies and find the best in both old and new ways.