Gayoung Ko

Gayoung Ko

Department: Economics

Title: Assistant Professor

Industrial Organization, Labor Economics

2022 University of Virginia, Ph.D., Economics

2018 University of Virginia, M.A., Economics

2012 Korea University, M.A., Economics

2010 Korea University, Bachelors, Economics


Gayoung Ko, an assistant professor of economics at the Haslam College of Business, received her doctorate in economics from the University of Virginia. Her research interests include empirical industrial organization, labor economics and machine learning, with current projects focusing on the gig economy and digital platforms. Her work has been published in Management Science.

In the Media


Tipton R. Snavely Award for Outstanding Summer Research, University of Virginia

Tipton R. Snavely Award for Best Dissertation Proposal, University of Virginia

Tipton R. Snavely Award for Meritorious Thesis, University of Virginia