Eunseong was born and grew up in Busan, South Korea. Before joining the CDSE, he received a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Mannheim and a M.Sc. in Economics from Humboldt University of Berlin. During his undergraduate studies in Mannheim, he served as a student assistant to the Chair of Microeconometrics. In Berlin, he worked as a student assistant at the Chair of Econometrics and the Chair of Business Administration.His main fields of interest are applied microeconomics, labor economics and industrial organization.
In his free time, he enjoys visiting art exhibitions, reading and making music.