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Previous Presidents

  • 13th-14th Oh-Seok Hyun
    2009.04 ~ 2013.03 13th-14th Oh-Seok Hyun Profile
    13th-14th Oh-Seok Hyun
    2009.04 ~ 2013.03 13th-14th Oh-Seok Hyun
    In Office

    2009.04 ~ 2013.03

    Recent Activity

    Chairman, Policy Advisory Committee of Hannara Party

    Education
    1974
    Seoul National University (B.A. in Business Administration)
    1976
    Seoul National University (M.A. in Public Administration)
    1984
    University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. in Economics)
    Professional Experience
    2012. 6 ~
    Member, Knowledge Advisory Commission, The World Bank(present)
    2008. 9 ~ 2009. 3
    Professor, Business School, KAIST
    2008. 3 ~ 2008.12
    Chairman of the NPSO(Non-governmental Public Serving Organization) Evaluation Board
    2007. 4 ~
    Member of the Committee for the NPSO (Non-governmental Public Serving Organization) Management
    2005. 8 ~
    Member of the International Development Cooperation Committee
    2002. 4 ~ 2008. 5
    President, Institute for International Trade, KITA
    2000. 6 ~ 2001. 2
    Deputy Vice Minister of Ministry of Finance and Economy, and Dean of National Tax College
    1999.11 ~ 2000. 6
    Director-General, National Economic Advisory Council
    1996. 1 ~ 1999.11
    Director-General of Bureau of Treasury, Bureau of Economic Policy, Bureau of Budget in the Ministry of Finance and Economy
    1989. 9 ~ 1991. 8
    Economist, Macroeconomic Adjustment and Growth Division, The World Bank, Washington D.C., U.S.A
  • 12th Hyun, Jung Taik
    2005.11 ~ 2009.2 12th Hyun, Jung Taik Profile
    12th Hyun, Jung Taik
    2005.11 ~ 2009.2 12th Hyun, Jung Taik
    In Office

    2005.11 ~ 2009.2

    Education
    1967~1971
    Seoul National University (B.A. in Economics)
    1980~1982
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Master of Business Administration
    1987~1993
    George Washington University, Ph.D. in Economics
    Professional Experience
    2009. 3~present
    Professor, College of Economics and International Trade, INHA University
    2005. 11~2009. 8
    President, Korea Development Institute
    2003. 9~2005. 12
    Ambassador for International Economy and Trade, The Republic of Korea
    2003. 5~2005. 11
    Professor, School of International Trade and Regional Studies, Inha University
    Director, Jungseok Research Institute of International Logistics and Trade, Inha University
    2003~2005
    Editor, Journal of International Logistics and Trade
    2002~2003
    Senior Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs
    2001~2002
    Vice-Minister, Ministry of Gender Equality
    1998~2001
    Secretary to the President for Planning and Coordination
    1997~1998
    Minister, Permanent Delegation of Korea to the OECD
    1995~1996
    Director-General, International Economic Policy Bureau, Ministry of Finance and Economy
    1991~1994
    Counselor, Korean Embassy in Beijing
    1989~1991
    Director, Economic Planning Board
    1987~1989
    Visiting Fellow, The World Bank
    1983~1987
    Director, Economic Planning Board
    1977~1983
    Assistant Director, Economic Planning Board
  • 11th Kim, Choong Soo
    2002.8.6 ~ 2005.8.7 11th Kim, Choong Soo Profile
    11th Kim, Choong Soo
    2002.8.6 ~ 2005.8.7 11th Kim, Choong Soo
    In Office

    2002.8.6 ~ 2005.8.7

    Education
    1966~1973
    Seoul National University (B.A. in Economics)
    1974~1979
    University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Ph.D. in Economics)
    Professional Experience
    2005. 8~present
    Professor, Graduate School of Pan-Pacific International Studies (GSP), Kyung Hee University
    2002. 8~2005. 8
    President, Korea Development Institute
    1998. 4~2002. 8
    Professor, Graduate School of Pan-Pacific International Studies (GSP), Kyung Hee University
    1998. 4~2000. 12
    Dean, GSP, Kyung Hee University
    1997. 8~1998. 3
    President, Korea Institute of Public Finance
    1997. 3~1997. 7
    Assistant Minister and Special Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy
    1995. 3~1997. 1
    Minister and Head of the OECD Office, Korean Embassy in Paris
    1993. 4~1995. 1
    Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs, Office of the President
    1991~1993
    Director, Center for Economic Education, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1989~1991
    Vice President, National Institute for Economic System and Information
    1989
    Senior Fellow, KDI
    1988
    Director, Research Planning and Coordination, KDI
    1985~1988
    Research Fellow, KDI
    1983~1984
    Associate Research Fellow, KDI
    1979~1983
    Senior Research Associate, Center for Human Resource Research, Ohio State University, U.S.A.
  • 10th Kang, Bong Kyun
    2001.3.11 ~ 2002.6.10 10th Kang, Bong Kyun Profile
    10th Kang, Bong Kyun
    2001.3.11 ~ 2002.6.10 10th Kang, Bong Kyun
    In Office

    2001.3.11 ~ 2002.6.10

    Recent Activity

    Professor, Department of Economics, Soongsil University

    Education
    1989
    Ph.D. in Economics, Hanyang University
    1972
    M.A. in Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA.
    1969
    B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University
    Professional Experience
    1969. 4~1975. 8
    Assistant Director, Overall Planning Division, Economic Planning Bureau
    1982.11~1985. 2
    Director General, Budgeting Office, Economic Planning Bureau
    1985. 2~1989. 1
    Director General, Economic Planning Bureau
    1990. 4~1993. 5
    Assistant Minister, Economic Planning Bureau
    1993. 5~1993.12
    Assistant Minister for Int'l Policy Coordination, Economic Planning Bureau
    1993.12
    Head of UR Working Level Negotiations
    1993.12~1994.10
    Vice Minister, Ministry of Labor
    1994.10~1994.12
    Vice Minister, Economic Planning Board
    1994.12~1996. 8
    Chief Assistant to the Prime Minister for Government Policy Coordination
    ** Concurrently Holding Office as
    * Head of Taskforce for Globalization Planning
    * Chairman, Working Committee for Informationization
    * Chairman, Working Committee for Education Reform
    1996. 8~1998. 2
    Minister, Ministry of Information and Communication
    1998. 2~1998. 5
    Senior Secretary to the President for Policy & Planning
    1998. 5~1999. 5
    Senior Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs
    1999. 5~2001. 1
    Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy
    2000. 9~2001. 3
    Visiting Professor, Hanyang University
    2001. 3~2002.6
    President, Korea Development Institute
  • 9th Lee, Jin Soon
    1998.3.11~2001.3.10 9th Lee, Jin Soon Profile
    9th Lee, Jin Soon
    1998.3.11~2001.3.10 9th Lee, Jin Soon
    In Office

    1998.3.11~2001.3.10

    Recent Activity

    Professor, Department of Economics, Soongsil University

    Education
    1975
    B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University
    1986
    Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Professional Experience
    1975. 3~1982. 8
    Researcher, Korea Development Bank
    1986. 9~1988. 2
    Economist, Korea Energy Economics Institute
    1995. 2~1996. 2
    Visiting Scholar, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Harvard Law School
    1998. 3~2000. 3
    President, Korea Development Institute
    1988. 3~present
    Professor, Department of Economics, Soongsil University
    1998~2001
    Rector, School of Public Policy and Management, KDI
    1998~2001
    President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    Publications and Research Papers

    A Theory of Public Finance, Josetongram-Sa, 1989 (in Korean)
    Taxation Policy in Korea, Korea Economic Daily, 1990 (in Korean)
    A Proposal for Economic Reform, Beebong Publishing Company, 1995 (in Korean)
    Land Taxation in Korea, Korea Institute of Public Finance, Co-author, 1996 Market Order and the Constitution, Korea Center for Free Enterprise, Co-author, 1997 (in Korean)
    An Ordo-liberal Perspective on Land Problems in Korea, Urban Studies, 1997

    Ph.D.Dissertation

    "Taxation, Bequest and Lifetime Portfolio Selection: Theory and Evidence"

  • 8th Cha, Dong Se
    1995.3.11~1998.3.10 8th Cha, Dong Se Profile
    8th Cha, Dong Se
    1995.3.11~1998.3.10 8th Cha, Dong Se
    In Office

    1995.3.11~1998.3.10

    Recent Activity

    Visiting Professor, Kyung Hee University Senior Advisor, LG Academy

    Education
    1965
    B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University
    1978 & 1974
    Ph.D. & M.A. in Economics, Vanderbilt University
    Professional Experience
    1978 ~ 1987
    Vice President and Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)
    1989 ~ 1993
    President, Lucky-Goldstar Economic Research Institute
    1993 ~ 1995
    President, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)
    1996~1998
    Rector, School of Public Policy and Management, KDI
    1995 ~ 1998
    President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1998. 4~1999. 2
    Senior Advisor, LG Economic Research Institute
    1999. 3~2001. 2
    President, LG Academy, LG Management Development Institute
    2001. 3 present
    Visiting Professor, Kyung Hee University Senior Advisor, LG Academy
    Publications and Research Papers

    A Study on Inflationary Expectations of Korean Consumers, Economic Papers, Seoul National University, 1982
    A Comparative Study on Internatiional Competitiveness : Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore, KIET, 1983
    Foreign Capital and Korean Economy, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics Trade (KIET), 1983
    Korean Model of Welfare Capitalism, The Ilhae Institute, 1987
    Korea Approaching a Developed Economy Regime,Asian Industrialization: Changing Economic Structures, Vol.1, Part A, 1988
    Prospects for the Korean Economy in 1993, Lucky-Goldstar Economic Research Institute, mimeo, 1993
    Korea's New Economy Plan and Recent Economic Reform, Journal of Asian Economics, Vol.5, No.4, 1994
    The Korean Economy; Performance and Vision for 21st Century, Korea Development Institute, 1996
    "The Modern Macroeconomics, Bupmoon Publishing Company, 1997
    Reform of the Korean Economy, The 21st Century Books, 1998
    The Restructuring of Korean Economy and the Course of Korean Capitalism, Hallym University, February 1999
    The Korean Economy into the New Millennium: Reform or Revival, To be presented at Conference Australia and Korea into the New Millennium; Political, Economic and Business Relations, Australian Centre for Korean Studies, Griffith University, Australia, August 1999
    The Desirable Views of Economic Values for Korean Economy and Society in the 21st Century, Hyundai Research Institute, September 2000
    In Search of a New Capitalist Spirit for the Korean Economy, Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea: International Perspectives, Hoover Institution Press, 2001
    "The Korean Economy in Transition: Legacies and Vision for the 21st Century," Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea: International Perspectives, Hoover Institution Press, 2001.

    and several others...

  • 7th Whang, In Joung
    1992.3.11~1993.5.17 7th Whang, In Joung Profile
    7th Whang, In Joung
    1992.3.11~1993.5.17 7th Whang, In Joung
    In Office

    1992.3.11~1993.5.17

    Recent Activity

    President, Kangwon Development Research Institute Chairman, Association of Provincial Government Sponsored Research Institutes

    Education
    1985
    Bachelor of Political Sciences, Seoul National University.
    1961
    Master of Public Administration; Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
    1968
    PhD. in Economic-Social Development; GSPIA, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
    Professional Experience
    1961~1968
    Economic Planning Officer, Economic Planning Board, the Republic of Korea
    1968~1976
    Professor of Development Economics, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University
    1973~1978
    Senior Expert, United Nations Asian and Pacific Development Administration Center (APDAC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    1985~1987
    Chairman, Board of Management, United Nations Asian and Pacific Development Center (APDC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    1987~1989
    President, Association of Development Research and Training Institutes for Asia and the Pacific (ADIPA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    1993~1995
    Member, Presidential Commission on Administrative Reform, the Republic of Korea Government
    1986~1988
    Vice President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1988~1991
    Executive Vice Chairman, International Private Economic Council of Korea (IPECK), (implementing agency of government's northern policy)
    1992~1993
    President, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics Trade (KIET)
    1994.11
    Member, Eminent Persons Group, United Nations ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand
    1993~1995
    President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1995~1997
    Visiting Professor of Political Economy, Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology (KAIST)
    1998~present
    President, Kangwon Development Research Institute
    2000~present
    Director, Board of Directors, Sangji University Foundation, Korea
    2001~present
    Chairman, Association of Provincial Government Sponsored Research Institutes
    Honor
    1966
    Taraknath Das Award, University of Pittsburgh (for outstanding in Asian Studies)
    1986. 3
    Order of Diplomatic Service Merit (Soong-Ryeh), the Republic of Korea
    1992. 6
    Order of Diplomatic Service Merit (Hung-In), the Republic of Korea
    Publications

    Government and Economic Development, Seoul, SNU Press, 1970 (in Korean)
    Management of Rural Change in Korea, Seoul, SNU Press, 1981 Social Development in Action: the Korean Experience, Seoul, KDI Press, 1987
    Globalization of Korean Economy, (ed.) Seoul, KDI Press, 1994 (in Korean) Serious Reform Creats History, Seoul, Olrum publisher, 1992 (in Korean) Economic Transformation of Korea, 1945-95, Seoul, The Sejong Institute Press, 1997
    Economic Logic and Policy Development, Hallym University Press, 2001 (in Korean)

    and several others...

  • 6th Song, Hee-Yhon
    1992.3.11~1993.5.17 6th Song, Hee-Yhon Profile
    6th Song, Hee-Yhon
    1992.3.11~1993.5.17 6th Song, Hee-Yhon
    In Office

    1992.3.11~1993.5.17

    Recent Activity

    Dean, College of Northeast Asian Studies, University of Inchon Chairman, Asia Development Institute (ADI)

    Education

    Ph.D. & M.S. in Economics, Syracuse University B.S., Seoul National University

    Professional Experience
    1965~1969
    Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University
    1969~1971
    Research Economist, Crown Zellerbach Corp., Portland, Oregon
    1971~1977
    Senior Fellow, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1975~1977
    Chief, Macro Planning Division, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1977~1979
    Director of Research, Korea International Economic Institute (KIEI)
    1979~1981
    Director of Research, President's Council of Economic and Scientific Advisers
    1982~1983
    Vice President, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET)
    1983~1986
    Director, Business Consultation Service Division (KIET)
    1987~1991
    President, Korea Maritime Institute (KMI)
    1991~1992
    President, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)
    1992~1993
    President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1994~1997
    President, Asia Development Institute (ADI) Visiting Professor, Economics, ChungNam National University
    1997~present
    Dean, College of Northeast Asian Studies, University of Inchon Chairman, Asia Development Institute (ADI)
    Advistory Activities
    1975~1976
    Member, Overall Planning Unit, Fourth Five-Year Plan Committee
    1975~1976
    Member, Pricing and Marketing Planning Unit, Fourth Five-Year Plan Committee
    1979~present
    Member, Trade Promotion Committee, Korea Foreign Trade Association
    1980~1981
    Member, Overall Planning Unit, Fifth Five-Year Plan Committee
    1977~1979
    Director of Research, Korea International Economic Institute (KIEI)
    1979~1981
    Director of Research, President's Council of Economic and Scientific Advisers
    1983~present
    Member, Statistical Council, National Statistical Office
    1985~1986
    Member, Industrial Planning Unit, Sixth Five-Year Plan Committee
    1985~1986
    Member, Small and Medium Industries Unit, Sixth Five-Year Plan Committee
    1986~1988
    Member, Small and Medium Industry Development Committee
    1986~1988
    Member, Committee for Integration of Small and Medium Firms to Large Enterprises
    1986~1991
    Professor, Central Officials Training Institute
    1987~1987
    UNDP Adviser, Seventh Five-Year Economic Development Plan, Pakistan
    1990~1992
    Member of Coordinating Committee, the Seventh Five-Year Economic and Social Development Plan, Economic Planning Board
    Publications and Research Papers

    Econometric Forecasting Models for U.S. Housing Starts, Published for the Crown Zellerbach Co., Research Paper, 1970
    Revised Note on Monetary Forecasts for 1973 Working Paper 7301, Korea Development Institute, seoul, January 1973
    An Econometric Forecasting Model of the Korean Economy, Presented at the KDI-DAS (Harvard University) Conference, Seoul, October 10-12, 1973 A Commodity Study of Major Raw Materials, Research Paper NO. 11, Korea Development Institute, Seoul, May 1973 (in Korean)
    Price Stabilization Policy of the Economy, Presented at the Economic Policy Council Conference, Seoul, December 6-Korean 27, 1974(in Korean) A Quantitative Analysis of the Korean Exports Projection, 1975-1976, Research Paper NO. 75-04, Korea Development Institute, Seoul, January 1975 (in Korean)
    Demand Projection for Steel Industry -- An Econometric Study, KDI Press No. 12, Korea Development Institute, Seoul, October 1976 (in Korean)
    Import Policy for korea: Problems and Policy Directions, Research Paper, Korea International Economic Institute, Seoul, 1978 (in Korean)
    "Economic Miracles in Korea", Economic Interaction in the Pacific Basin, edited by Lawrence B. Krause and Sueo Sekiguchi, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., 1980, pp. 117-146
    Current Economic Issues and Policies, Policy Paper 80-Ⅲ, President's Council of Economic and Scientific Advisers, Seoul, September 1981 Balance of Payments: Problems and Policy Directions, Policy Paper 81-Ⅰ, President's Council of Economic and Scientific Advisers, Seoul, September 1981
    Promotion of Science and Techology: Problem and Policy Directions, Policy Paper 81-Ⅲ, President's Council of Economic and Scientific Advisers, Seoul, April 1981
    Small Business Modernization Case Studies: Republic of Korea, Proceedings of the 10th International Small Business Congress, Singapore, September 1983, pp. 283-288
    The Sources of Economic Growth in Korea, Research Paper, The Korean Economic Association, August 1984, (in Korean)
    The pattern of economic Development and The Role of Government in Korea, Paper Presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Portland, Oregon, October 5-7, 1989
    The Strategy and Master Plan of Mechanical Engineering Dvelopment in Vietnam to the Year 2010(V.M.E.D 2010) Asia Development Institute, 1997
    Logistics in Northeast Asian, The Journal of Northeast Asian Economic Studies Volume 9 Number 2, February 1998

    Memberships of Associations
    • Korea Economic Association
    • Korea International Economic Association
    • Rotary Club of Seoul-Jeongdong(D-3650)
    • A Commodity Study of Major Raw Materials, Research Paper NO. 11, Korea
    • Development Institute, Seoul, May 1973 (in Korean)
    Memberships of Associations
    1986 11.
    An Order of Industrial Services Merit, Tin Tower
  • 5th Koo, Bon-Ho
    1987.6.3~1992.3.10 5th Koo, Bon-Ho Profile
    5th Koo, Bon-Ho
    1987.6.3~1992.3.10 5th Koo, Bon-Ho
    In Office

    1987.6.3~1992.3.10

    Recent Activity

    University Chair Professor of Economics, University of Ulsan

    Education

    Ph.D. & M.A. in Economics, University of Minnesota B.A., Seoul National University

    Professional Experience
    1967~1971
    Assistant Professor of Economics, Georgia State University, U.S.A
    1971~1980
    Vice President and Research Director, Korea Development Institute
    1980~1981
    President, Korea Energy Research Institute
    1981~1987
    Dean, The Graduate School(1985~1987) and Professor of Economics, Hanyang University
    1987~1992
    President, Korea Development Institute Winter Semester
    1995
    Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
    1992~1996
    Professor of Economics and Dean of Graduate School of Financial Studies, Hanyang University
    1996. 3~2000. 2
    President, University of Ulsan
    2002. 2~Present
    University Chair Professor of Economics, University of Ulsan
    Publications in English
    book
    Financial Development in Korea: 1945~78 (with David Cole), Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1983.
    Meeting World Challenges: U.S. Manufacturing in the 1990's (with Rudiger Dornbusch and Paul Krugman), Eastman Kodak Company, 1989.
    The Financial Development of Japan, Korea, and Taiwan; Growth, Repression, and Liberalization (Co-edited with Hugh T. Patrick), Oxford University Press, 1994.
    Financial Opening; Policy Lessons for Korea (Co-edited with Rudiger Dornbusch), Korea Institute of Finance and International Center for Economic Growth, 1995.
    Financial Liberalization and Opening in East Asia: Issues and Policy Challenges, Korea Institute of Finance, April, 1998.
    Exchange Rate Policies in Emerging Asian Countries (Co-edited with Stefan Collignon and Jean Pisani-Ferry ), Routledge, 1999.
    Articles
    "Institutional Investors, Trade Linkage, Macroeconomic Similarities, and the Contagious Thai Crisis" (with Chi-Young Song), The Journal of Japanese and International Economies, 2000, forthcoming.
    "Beyond the Chiang Mai Initiative: Rationale and Need for Decision-Making Body and Extended Regional Surveillance under the ASEAN+3 Framework," a paper prepared for ASEAN +3 Deputies meeting, Bangkok, October 22, 2000.
    "A Post Crisis Paradigm of Development for East Asia: Governance, Markets, and Institutions," a paper prepared as a background study for the paradigm project of the ADBI, Tokyo, January 2001.
    "East Asian Dilemma : Restructuring Out or Growing Out?" presented at the 12th Workshop on Asia Economic Outlook, Princeton Essay in International Economics, 2001, forthcoming.
    "Financial Contagion in the East Asian Crisis - With Special Reference to the Republic of Korea" (with Chi-Young Song), International Financial Contagion, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, forthcoming.
    "Reform of the International Financial System and Institutions in light of the Asian Financial Crisis" (with Yunjong Wang) presented at the G-24 Technical Group Meeting, UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland, September 14, 2000, UNCTAD/Harvard Kennedy School Working Paper, 2001, forthcoming.
    "East Asia's Experiences with Floating Rates" (with Chi-Young Song), a paper presented to the conference on Crisis Prevention and Response: Addressing Global Economic Imbalances in the North and Boom-Bust Cycles in the South, FONDAD, Santiago de Chile, March 1-2, 2001.
    "Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia" (with Jong Wha Lee), a paper prepared for the conference on Management of Currency Crises, NBER, March 28-31, 2001, forthcoming. and many others…
  • 4th Park, Yung-Chul
    1986.10.17~1987.5.29 4th Park, Yung-Chul Profile
    4th Park, Yung-Chul
    1986.10.17~1987.5.29 4th Park, Yung-Chul
    In Office

    1986.10.17~1987.5.29

    Recent Activity

    Chairman, The Board of Directors Korea Exchange Bank

    Education
    1963. 4
    Seoul National University; Seoul, Korea College of Social Sciences B.A. in Economics.
    1958
    University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.Ph.D. in Economics, Fields of Specialization: Monetary Theory and International Finance
    Professional Experience
    1968. 7~1972. 8
    Economist, Financial Studies Division, Research Department International Monetary Fund, Washington
    1972. 9~1976. 8
    Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
    1976. 9~present
    Professor of Economics, Department of Economics Korea University
    1979. 2~1982. 2
    Director, The Institute of Economic Development Korea University
    1981. 1~1982. 1
    Visiting Scholar of Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    1981. 1~1982. 1
    Visiting Professor of Economics, Department of Economics Boston University
    1984. 6~1986. 11
    Member, The Monetary Board The Bank of Korea (Central Bank)
    1986. 10~1987. 5
    President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1987. 6~1988. 2
    Senior Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs Office of the President, Korea
    1988. 9~1989. 1
    Research Associate, Harvard Institute for International Development
    1988. 9~1989. 1
    Visiting Professor of Economics, Department of Economics Harvard University
    1990. 11~1992. 7
    Director, Institute of Economic Research Korea University
    1995. 1~1998. 2
    Member, Globalization Promotion Committee Office of the Prime Minister
    1997. 1~1998. 1
    Member, Presidential commission on Financial Reform Office of the president
    1992. 7~1998. 7
    President, Korea Institute of Finance
    1998. 8~1998. 12
    Chairman, CBK-Hanil Bank Merger Committee
    1998. 3~present
    Member of the Board of Directors, Korea Telecom
    1999. 2~present
    Chairman, The Board of Directors Korea Exchange Ban
    2001. 2~present
    Ambassador for International Economy and Trade Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    Honor
    2000. 5
    Honorary Doctorate in humane letters by Grinnell College
    Publications in English
    book
    Financial Development in Korea: 1945~78 (with David Cole), Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1983.
    Meeting World Challenges: U.S. Manufacturing in the 1990's (with Rudiger Dornbusch and Paul Krugman), Eastman Kodak Company, 1989.
    The Financial Development of Japan, Korea, and Taiwan; Growth, Repression, and Liberalization (Co-edited with Hugh T. Patrick), Oxford University Press, 1994.
    Financial Opening; Policy Lessons for Korea (Co-edited with Rudiger Dornbusch), Korea Institute of Finance and International Center for Economic Growth, 1995.
    Financial Liberalization and Opening in East Asia: Issues and Policy Challenges, Korea Institute of Finance, April, 1998.
    Exchange Rate Policies in Emerging Asian Countries (Co-edited with Stefan Collignon and Jean Pisani-Ferry ), Routledge, 1999.
    Articles
    "Institutional Investors, Trade Linkage, Macroeconomic Similarities, and the Contagious Thai Crisis" (with Chi-Young Song), The Journal of Japanese and International Economies, 2000, forthcoming.
    "Beyond the Chiang Mai Initiative: Rationale and Need for Decision-Making Body and Extended Regional Surveillance under the ASEAN+3 Framework," a paper prepared for ASEAN +3 Deputies meeting, Bangkok, October 22, 2000.
    "A Post Crisis Paradigm of Development for East Asia: Governance, Markets, and Institutions," a paper prepared as a background study for the paradigm project of the ADBI, Tokyo, January 2001.
    "East Asian Dilemma : Restructuring Out or Growing Out?" presented at the 12th Workshop on Asia Economic Outlook, Princeton Essay in International Economics, 2001, forthcoming.
    "Financial Contagion in the East Asian Crisis - With Special Reference to the Republic of Korea" (with Chi-Young Song), International Financial Contagion, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, forthcoming.
    "Reform of the International Financial System and Institutions in light of the Asian Financial Crisis" (with Yunjong Wang) presented at the G-24 Technical Group Meeting, UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland, September 14, 2000, UNCTAD/Harvard Kennedy School Working Paper, 2001, forthcoming.
    "East Asia's Experiences with Floating Rates" (with Chi-Young Song), a paper presented to the conference on Crisis Prevention and Response: Addressing Global Economic Imbalances in the North and Boom-Bust Cycles in the South, FONDAD, Santiago de Chile, March 1-2, 2001.
    "Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia" (with Jong Wha Lee), a paper prepared for the conference on Management of Currency Crises, NBER, March 28-31, 2001, forthcoming. and many others…
  • 3rd Ahn, Seung-Chul
    1983.11.7~1986.10.17 3rd Ahn, Seung-Chul Profile
    3rd Ahn, Seung-Chul
    1983.11.7~1986.10.17 3rd Ahn, Seung-Chul
    In Office

    1983.11.7~1986.10.17

    Recent Activity

    President of the Jaeneung University, Inchon near Seoul

    Education
    1960. 3
    Graduated from the College of Commerce, Seoul National University (B.A. in Commerce
    1968. 6
    Graduated from the Graduate School, University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D. in Economics)
    Career

    On completion of his Doctor's degree in Economics in 1968, he became an Assiatant Professor of Economics at Wisconsin State University (Stevens Point Campus). In 1969, he taught at California State University (Fullerton Campus).
    In 1970, he returned to Korea to join the Bank of Korea, where he served until 1983 in several positions, including Deputy Director of the Research Department, Deputy Director of the International Finance Department, Chief Representative of the Singapore Office, and Director of the Research Department.
    From 1983 to October 1986, he has been the President of the Korea Development Institute (a government appointment). The KDI is a think-tank for advising comprehensive policies for the economic and social development of Korea.
    From October 1986 to March 1988, he served as the President of the Korea Credit Guarantee Fund, which is a government financial institution to support small and medium businesses through credit guarantee facilities. From March 1988 to March 1991, he has been the President of the Industrial Bank of Korea, which is a government development bank specializing in small and medium enterprises financing.
    In March 1992, he was appointed by the government as the Board Chairman of the Citizens National Bank of Korea (the Kookmin Bank), which specializes in small business and household loans. During 1994~1996, he has been the Chairman of the First Finance Research Institute, which is a research and consulting subsidiary of the Korea First Banking group.
    In August 1996, he was appointed by the government as a Member of the Monetary Board of the Bank of Korea, which is the supreme policy-making body of monetary policy and bank supervising in Korea. With the amendment of the Bank of Korea Act, his tenure was finished at the end of March 1998.
    Since March 1997, he has also been affiliated with the Asian Development Bank as a consultant ( a member of the Eminent Persons Group) for the manpower and policy development of the Ministry of Planning & Investment of the Vietnamese government.
    Currently, he is the President of the Jaeneung University, which has about 4,000 student enrollments with 15 departments located in the port city of Inchon near Seoul.

  • 2nd Kim, Ki-Hwan
    1982.1.19~1983.10.15 2nd Kim, Ki-Hwan Profile
    2nd Kim, Ki-Hwan
    1982.1.19~1983.10.15 2nd Kim, Ki-Hwan
    In Office

    1982.1.19~1983.10.15

    Recent Activity
    • International Advisor at Goldman Sachs
    • Chairman of Korean National Committee for the Pacific
    • Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)
    • Chairman of the Society for Unification Studies
    Education
    1957
    B.A. in History, Grinnell College, U.S.A.
    1958
    M.A. in History, Yale University, U.S.A.
    1971
    Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.
    Professional Experience
    1971~1976
    Assistant Professor in Economics, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California at Davis
    1976~1981
    Director of Research for the Korea International Economic Institute
    1979~1981
    Senior Counselor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Planning
    1981~1983
    A member of the Monetary Board
    1982~1983
    The Pacific Board of Economists for the Time magazine President of the Korea Development Institute (KDI)
    1983~1984
    Vice-Minister of Trade and Industry
    1984~1986
    Chief Delegate to the North-South Inter Korea Economic Talks Secretary General of the International Economic Policy Council Ambassador Plenipotentiary for the Republic of Korea
    1986~1987
    Chairman and President of the Ilhae Foundation
    1987~1989
    President of the Sejong Institute
    1990
    Consultant to the World Bank
    1990~1991
    Visiting Scholar at the University of Tokyo
    1991~1992
    Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley (Fall semester)
    1992~1999
    Senior Advisor at Kim & Chang Law Firm
    1993
    Consultant to OECD
    1993~1997
    Chairman of the Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
    1994~1998
    Member of the Presidential Commission for Globalization Policy
    1995~1998
    Chairman of the Policy Evaluation Committee for the Ministry of Unification
    1997~1998
    Member of the Presidential Commission on Financial Reform
    1997~1999
    Korea's Ambassador-at-Large for Economic Affairs
    1998~2001
    Chairman and CEO of Media Valley Inc.
    2001~present
    International Advisor at Goldman Sachs Chairman of Korean National Committee for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC Chairman of the Society for Unification Studies
    Honor
    2000. 5
    Honorary Doctorate in humane letters by Grinnell College
    Publications

    Korea : A Case of State-Led Development, co-authored with Danny Leipziger, the World Bank, 1993 and many others...

  • 1st Kim, Mahn Je
    1971.3.11~1982.1.19 1st Kim, Mahn Je Profile
    1st Kim, Mahn Je
    1971.3.11~1982.1.19 1st Kim, Mahn Je
    In Office

    1971.3.11~1982.1.19

    Recent Activity

    Chairman, Policy Advisory Committee of Hannara Party

    Education
    1958
    Graduated from the School of Economics of Denver Univ. in U.S.A.
    1964
    Ph.D. in Economics, Missouri Univ. in U.S.A.
    Professional Experience
    1964~1966
    Consultant for Economy, USAID
    1967~1970
    Director of Research for the Korea International Economic Institute
    1971~1981
    President, KDI (Korea Development Institute)
    1975~1981
    Member, Monetary Policy Committee
    1982~1983
    The First Chairman & CEO, KORAM Bank
    1983.10~1986.1
    Minister, Ministry of Finance
    1986.1~1987.5
    Deputy Prime Minister & Economic Planning Minister
    1991~1992
    Chairman, Samsung Life Insurance Co.
    1992~1994
    Korea Representative, APEC Eminent Persons Group
    1994.3~1998.3
    Chairman, Pohang Steel & Iron Co. Ltd.
    1994~1996
    Consultant for China, IBRD
    1994~present
    Director, East-West Center at Hawaii in U.S.A.
    1996~1997
    Chairman, IISI (International Institute for Steel & Iron)
    1996.3~1998.3
    The Distinguished Professor, the Graduate School of International Studies, Korea Univ.
    2000.1~present
    Chairman, Policy Advisory Committee of Hannara Party
    2000.2~present
    Representative of Hannara Party, Susung-Ku(Gab), Taegu
    2000.6~present
    Member, the 16th National Assembly
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