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Professor's Information

Lee, Jeong Yeon (이정연)
Chair of Global Studies
Professor of International Economics
Ph.D in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
International Trade and Finance, Financial Sector Development and Economics of Technological Change

82-2-2123-4645 · Room : 602

Prior to joining the faculty of the Graduate School of International Studies at Yonsei University in 2004, Professor Lee worked extensively in international organizations and policy institutions, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. He has also held research positions at Stanford University and the East-West Center. Professor Lee’s research interests include international trade and finance, financial sector development, saving and investment, productivity growth, and technological change. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.
  • Ph.D in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • MA in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • BA in Economics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1987
Research and Academic Employment
  • Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 1994-1997
  • Economist, World Bank, 1999-2000
  • Economist, Asian Development Bank, 2000-2001
  • Visiting Fellow, East-West Center, 2001-2003
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Stanford Center for International Development, 2003-2004
  • Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, 2004-present
Courses and Current Research Area
  • International Economics
  • Global Capital Markets
  • Global Corporations & Direct Investment


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