Soojung Ahn

Ph.D. Student

Personal Bio:

Soojung is a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Connecticut. She joined Dr. Steinbach’s research group in Summer 2020. She is currently working on a paper that investigates the impact of COVID-19 on Agricultural Trade in Developed and Developing World. Her dissertation will focus on the intersection between International Development and Agricultural Trade areas.

Areas of Interest:

  • International Development and Trade
  • Food Security
  • Sustainability

Previous education:

Master of Science, Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, United States, 2017-2019


Soojung Ahn, Sang Hyeon Lee. 2018. “Impacts of Aid for Trade on Agricultural Development and Trade”, Journal of Rural Development 41(Special Issue): 67-87 

Nyein Nyein Kyaw, Soojung Ahn, Sang Hyeon Lee. 2018. “Analysis of the Factors Influencing Market Participation among Smallholder Rice Farmers in Magway Region, Central Dry Zone of

Soojung Ahn, Sang Hyeon Lee. 2017. “Do Donor Countries Benefit from Aid for Trade?”, Journal of International Trade & Commerce, 12(6): 37-52.

Sang Hyeon Lee, Soojung Ahn. 2017. “An Analysis on Changing Factors of World Soybean Markets”, Journal of the Korean Society of International Agriculture, 29(1), 18-25.

Previous professional experience:

2014. 5~2017.6 Researcher, Department of Global Cooperation, Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI)


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