Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Lee Jong-Wha

Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics and Director of the Asiatic Research Institute at Korea University, served as Chief Economist and Head of the Office of Regional Economic Integration at the Asian Development Bank and was a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea.

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Education and Opportunity

In recent decades, a concerted effort from governments and international institutions has contributed to considerable progress in expanding educational opportunities and school-enrollment rates… read more

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India’s Chinese Dream

China and India have both emerged as global economic superpowers in recent years, with China leading the way. But, with Chinese growth slowing amid far-reaching structural change, will the… read more

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China’s Education Revolution

China may be about to overtake the US as the world’s largest economy, but its labor force lacks the skills that it needs to propel the country to high-income status. Changing this will require… read more

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Financial Safety Nets for Asia

The impending reversal of the Federal Reserve’s expansionary monetary policy carries serious downside risks for emerging Asian economies. In order to minimize the spillover effects of US monetary… read more

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Asia’s Rebalancing Act

For more than three decades, Chinese demand has supported other Asian economies’ export-led growth. Now, with China facing a growth slowdown and significant downside risks, Asian countries must… read more

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Abenomics and Asia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic agenda seems to be working for his country. The question now is whether Abenomics can achieve its goals without destabilizing the world economy,… read more

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Euro Lessons for East Asia

Asian countries have learned from the eurozone crisis that effective management of cross-border capital flows requires well-constructed national, regional, and global responses. To respond… read more

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