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Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, US, June 1997

M.A., Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, US, May 1994

B.A., Philosophy, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, February 1985.



International Economics (International Policy Coordination for Financial and Trade Policies, Regional Economic Integration, Regional Integration and Industrial Relocation), Industrial Policies



Full Professor, Dept. of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, April 2009 - Present

Associate Visiting Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of California, San Diego, August 2007 ~ September 2008.

Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, April 2003 – 2009.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, March 2001 -  March 2003.

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, March 1999 - February 2001.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of International Trade, Kangnam University, Korea, Mar. 1998 - Feb. 1999

Chief Researcher, Samsung Economic Research Institute, Seoul, Oct. 1996 - Feb. 1998

Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1994-1996          

Associate Researcher, Samsung Economic Research Institute, Seoul, 1988- 1992

Researcher, Korea Trade Promotion Corporation (Korean government institute),1987-1988



Vice President, Korea Association of Trade and Industries Studies, Jan. 2010.1 – present

Economic Policy Adviser to Ministry of Industry and Resources, Jan. 2006 ~Aug. 2008

Secretary General, Asia Pacific Economic Association, Jan. 2005 - present






"The US-China Hegemonic Competition and The Strategic Trade Policies of South Korea" in National Strategies in Complex Crisis  (in Korean), SKKU Publishing Co., 2022.


Making Globalization More Inclusive - Lessons from experience with adjustment policies, WTO (World Trade Organization), 2019, Geneva


Sustainable Capitalism and Economic Rationality: Philosophical Reflection of Economic Rationality (in Korean), Park Young Sa, 2014, Seoul


Economic Integration in the East Asian Region from the Perspectives of Spatial Economics (With Paul Krugman), Routledge Publishing Co., 2007.


Korean Economic Policies: International Trade Policies and Development Strategies (In Korean), Park Young Sa, 2005, Seoul


The Changes in International Division of Labor and Korean Economy (In Korean), Minum Sa, 2005, Seoul


The Optimal Policies with respect to Korea-Japan FTA Negotiation (In Korean), Korea Economic Research Institute, 2005, Seoul


The Optimal Negotiation Strategies of Telecommunication Market Liberalization (In Korean), Korea Research Institute of Telecommunication, 2004, Seoul


The Optimal Policies for Foreign Market Penetration of Korean Informational Industries, (In Korean), Korean Information Industry Promotion Agency, 2003, Seoul.


The Industrial Cooperation Mechanism in North East Asia (In Korean), Samsung Economic Research Institute, 2002, Seoul.


The Economic Integration between China, Japan and Korea and its impact on Informational Industry in the Region, (in Korean), Institute of Informational Technology Assessment, 2002, Seoul.


The Optimal Path of Economic Cooperation between Korea and Australia, (In Korean), The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2001, Seoul.


Analysis of Mexican Financial Crisis in 1994 and its implication on Asian Economy, (with Teawhan Kim in Korean), Samsung Economic Research Institute, November 1998, Seoul.


Liquidity Crisis and Korean Economy, (in Korean), Seohae Munjip Publishing Co., January 1998, Seoul.


Regional Economic Integration and Korean Economy, (in Korean), Samsung Economic Research Institute, June 1997, Seoul


The Financial Crisis and Trade Payment System of East European Countries, (in Korean), Samsung Economic Research Institute, May 1992, Seoul


The Russian Trade Liberalization Policy and its Impact on Foreign Market Entry Strategies, (in Korean), Samsung Economic Research Institute, 1992, Seoul.


The Structure of the Polish Economic Transition; the Implication to the Market Entry Strategies, Samsung Economic Institute, 1991, Seoul.



Presented a paper “Asian economic integration and its structural issues”, at 6th Annual International Conference on Economic Freedom at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on September 13, 2006.

Presented a paper on “ Economic Integration and FDI mode” at 7th International Conference of ETSG at Vienna, Austria on September 7, 2006

Presented a paper on “FTAs in East Asia and Technology Asymmetry” at 6th International Conference of European Trade Study Group at Dublin, Ireland on September 5, 2005

Presented 15 papers on International trade policy issues at international conferences since 1992.