Contact Information
• Office: Room 212, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-2334
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• Curriculum Vitae: Download
Areas of Expertise
Research Interests

• International Development Cooperation, Development Economics, International Finance

Courses Taught
• Development Economics, Economics of Development Cooperation, Understanding Korean Economy
• Ph.D. in Economics, Seoul National University, 1998
• M.A. in Economics, Seoul National University, 1991
• B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University, 1989
Professional Experience
• Jun. 2018 – present: Director, Institute of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Jan. 2018 – present: Committee Member, Presidential Committee on Policy Planning
• Aug. 2016 – 2018: Sub-committee of Evaluation, Committee for International Development Cooperation, Prime Minister Office
• 2008 – present: Editorial Board, East Asian Economic Review (former Journal of East Asian Economic Integration)
• 2015 – present: co-editor, International Economic Journal
• Nov. 2002 – Feb. 2013: Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
• Nov. 2011 – Feb. 2013: Advisory Member, National Economic Advisory Council
• Oct. 2011 – Feb. 2013: Sub-committee member, National Statistics Committee
• Oct. 2011 – present: Consultant, Asian Development Bank
• May. 2010 – Feb. 2013: Editor, Asian Economic Papers
• Oct. 2009 – Apr. 2010: Visiting Scholar, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
• Feb. 2008 – Mar. 2008: Visiting Researcher, International Center for the Study of East Asian Development (ICSEAD), Japan
• Nov. 2000 – Oct. 2002: Research Fellow, Presidential Committee on Policy and Planning
• Feb. 2000 – Oct. 2000: Visiting Scholar, U.C. Berkeley
• Mar. 1997 – Feb. 2000: Research Fellow, Seoul Institute of Economic and Social Studies
• Mar. 1994 – Feb. 1997: Research Assistant, Economic Research Institute, Seoul National University
Selected Publications

• The World Economy after the Global Crisis: A New Economic Order for the 21st Century, 2012, World Scientific. (co-edited)


• 『황금족쇄』, 미지북스, 2016 (B. Eichengreen(1992), Golden Fetters).
• 『글로벌 불균형: 세계경제위기와 브레튼우즈의 교훈』, 미지북스, 2008 (B. Eichengreen(2007), Global Imbalances and the Lessons from Bretton Woods).

• “The impacts of urban employment on child nutrition in poor rural area: The case of an Andean indigenous village, Cercado in Ecuador”, International Development and Cooperation Review, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2018, pp. 451-474. (in Korean)
• “The evaluation of aid effectiveness using the input-output analysis: the case of Vietnam”, International Area Studies Review, Vol.22, No.2, 2018, pp. 212-238. (in Korean)
• “The Heterogeneity of Job Creation and Destruction in Transition and Non-transition Developing Countries: The Effects of Firm Size, Age and Ownership”, East Asian Economic Review, Vol.21, No.4, 2017, pp. 385-434.
• “Mutual-accountability of Multi-stakeholder Initiatives (MSIs) partnership: A comparative evaluation”, Journal of Regional Studies and Development, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2017, pp. 1-32.
• “How does the globalization of firms affect corruption in developing economies?”, Journal of Korea Trade, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2017, pp. 256-270.
• “Does financial contribution from recipients improve the performance of development projects?” Journal of Korean Economic Development, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2017. 6. pp. 133-157. (in Korean)
• “Does regional economic integration attract more FDI? – Focused on comparison among continents”, Asian Journal of International Studies, Institute of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, Vol. 21, December 2016, pp. 20-42. (J. M. Kayembe and B. Park).
• “Exchange rate dynamics after the Global Financial Crisis and the future of the international monetary system”, Segye Kyungje eui Mirae wa Hankook Kyungje (The Future of the World Economy and the Korean Economy), Hanul Academy Press, 2016. 10. (in Korean)
• “Does foreign aid make its beneficiaries happier?”『Kyungjebaljeon Yeongu』, Vol.22. No.2, pp.1-25. (co-authored)  (in Korean)
• “External adjustment and trading partners’ exchange rate regimes”, Japan and the World Economy, vol. 37-38, pp. 47-54, 2016 (co-authored).
• “Motivations for Bilateral Aid Allocation in Korea: Humanitarian, Commercial, or Diplomatic?”, Asian Economic Papers, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 180-197. 2015. (co-authored).
• “Spill-over effects of the Korea’s Industrial Policy: An input-output analysis approach”, Asian Journal of International Studies, Institute of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, Vol. 19, December 2014, pp. 62-92. (Hussien, S. and B. Park).
• “Development economics and the evolution of foreign aid”, 『Kyungjehak Yeongu』, Vol. 62. No.2, 2014, pp. 131-157. (in Korean)
• “Income equality and political polarization”, 『Bigyokyungjehak Yeongu』, Vol. 21 No. 1, 2014, pp. 77-110. (in Korean)
• 「“中等收入国家陷穽”与经济转型: 韩国的经验」, 2013. 2. (in Chinese)
• “Can capital account liberalization lessen capital volatility in a country with ‘original sin’?” Asian Economic Papers, Vol. 11, No. 2, summer, pp.1〜22. 2012 (co-authored).
• “Determinants of domestic public debt crisis”, 『Jaejunghak Yeonju』, Vol. 4. No.4, 2 011. 11 (co-authored).
• “Global Rebalancing and Exchange Rate Flexibility revisited”, Proceedings in The Shadow G20 Workshop of the International Policy Advisory Group, ADB, 2011. Oct. (co-authored).
• “Does Korea follow Japan in Foreign Aid? Relationship between aid and FDI”, Japan and the World Economy, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp.19〜27, 2011. (co-authored)
• “Natural Resources, Governance, and Economic Growth in Africa”, Journal of International Economic Studies, KIEP, 2006 (co-authored).
• “Hedge Fund Leverage Before and After the Crisis”, Journal of Economic Integration, March, pp. 1-20, 2002. (co-authored)