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Lee Jong-Wha

Lee Jong-Wha

Writing for PS since 2012
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Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

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  1. An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha
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    An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha

    Jun 9, 2020 Lee Jong-Wha warns that China’s proposed security law threatens Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub, shows how COVID-19 stimulus can improve South Korea’s long-term prospects, and predicts that the US dollar’s dominance is far from over.

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    America’s Political Crisis and the Way Forward

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    President Donald Trump’s recent election defeat is a necessary step toward restoring sanity to American politics. But it is only the first of many steps that will be required to convince the world that the US no longer poses a threat to itself or others.

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    Europe’s Populist High Noon

    Joe Biden’s election as president of the United States has dealt a serious blow to the illiberal nationalist governments of Hungary and Poland. But the ongoing dispute over the European Union’s new budget and COVID-19 recovery fund suggests that Europe’s right-wing populist leaders – and their attacks on the rule of law – are not about to fade away.

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