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Economic Policy

Economic Policy

Developing competitive professionals needed in global society!Economic Policy

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In Economic Policy, students are required to possess competence in analyzing social issues and understanding the economic principles of market economy. In addition, students shall develop the capability to deal with various realistic economic issues. This major aims to foster those who have capabilities of analyzing social and economic data through programs specializing in the analysis of social economy and data.

As China and South-East Asia have increased their roles, the need to cultivate those who are well-versed in trade and foreign aid has also been increasing. With the discussion on Economic Integration and Financial Integration already underway, the aim of Economic Policy is to cultivate economic professionals who have a strong understanding of China, South-East Asia, and ODA. In response to this, global leaders will attempt to satisfy the staffing needs of national enterprises.

This department nurtures both students and professors to raise their capabilities. In particular, professors are absorbed in research and lecturing with the mission of elevating the status of their major. It also aims to develop domestic and foreign programs.

Required Student Skills and Qualities

1. A student who is capable of suggesting creative solutions to economic and social issues based on economic theories.

2. A student who is a leader in society and possesses a sense of responsibility and public spirit.

3. A student who is capable of leading an international society in an age of globalization.


Name Position Phone Number Email Field of Research Career
Cho, Sung won Professor 044-860-1518 ecocho@korea.ac.kr Japanese Economic History/Korean Economic History/Japanese Economics Ph.D., Economics
Choi, Hyung Jai Professor 044-860-1719 hchoi5@korea.ac.kr Labor Economics/Economics of Education/Applied Econometrics Ph.D., Economics
Chung, Yong Hoon Associate Professor 044-860-1514 yjung45@korea.ac.kr International economics/Industrial organization theory/Economic development theory/Applied economic mathematics Ph.D., Economics
Jei, Sang Young Professor 044-860-1539 syjei@korea.ac.kr Econometrics (Time-Series Analysis)/SVM/ EMD/Macroeconomics Ph.D., Economics
Kim, Dong Ju Professor 044-860-1517 djkimtiger@korea.ac.kr Information Technology Economics/ Economic Growth Ph.D., Economics
Lee, Choong Lyol Professor 044-860-1519 cllee@korea.ac.kr Macroeconomics/Money and Finance/Econometrics Ph.D., Economics
Lee, seong hoon Professor 044-860-1512 leeseonghoon@korea.ac.kr Public Economics / Knowledge Capital / Technological Change / Applied Microeconomics Ph.D., Economics
Shin, Jong kook Associate Professor 044-860-1733 jongkookchin@korea.ac.kr Macroeconomic / Financial Economy Ph.D., Economics
Park Bun Soon Associate Professor 044-860-1513 pbs21@korea.ac.kr International Economic Cooperation, Economic Development, East Asian Economics Ph.D., Economics
Jim Kapsalis Associate Professor 044-860-1718 jimkapsali@korea.ac.kr Humanities and social science/International economy                                    

Career Paths after Graduation

In Expert Economic Data Analysis, the aim is to provide information on social and economic issues for the purpose of nurturing students who are capable of analyzing data.

The Department of International Trade Relations aims to nurture students who specialize in China, South-East Asia, and ODA. They may work for international institutes or international enterprises, such as KOTRA, the Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Korea International Trade Association.

National Economics educates students to become adept at Economics, which induces them to work for public organizations in Sejong City.