Past Academic Visitor (February 2013 to January 2014)
Dr. Jae-Young Lee is currently research fellow at Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), a leading governmental economic think tank in Korea. He is also president of the Korean-Central Asian Economic Association and adjunct professor of Graduate School of International Studies at Hanyang University. He is Honorary Professor of Economic Research Institute of the Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences as well.
Dr. Lee has over 17 years of professional experience as an economist and academic in the fields of Russia & CIS economies. He worked as a research professor at the Asia-Pacific Research Center of Hanyang University. He served as a visiting scholar at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and Center for Russian and East European Studies at University of Michigan. He was a director of Planning and Research Coordination Department at KIEP. He was also a member of Advisory Committee at National Unification Council under the President of the Republic of Korea.
Dr. Lee has conducted numerous research in Korea's economic strategy toward Russia and the CIS countries: Russia’s ODI and FDI Promotion Strategy of Korea(co-author, 2012), Investment Climate of Mongolia and Korea-Mongolia Economic Cooperation(co-author, 2012), CIS Economic Integration and Policy Implication for Korea: Focusing on the Customs Union (co-author, 2011); The 20 years of Korea-Russia Far Eastern Economic Cooperation: new vision and its realization (co-author, 2010); Entry Strategies to Russian Market: Korean Companies’ Experiences (co-author, 2009) Russia's WTO Accession in the perspective of Korea-Russia Economic Relations (co-author, 2007); Korea's Mid-to Long-term Economic Strategy for the Central Asia (co-author, 2007); and etc. He is now working on research of the Development of Russia's Far East and Possibility of Multilateral International Cooperation.
Dr. Lee has also published lots of articles including "An Analysis of Industrial Competitiveness of Russia and Strategies of Industry Cooperation between Korea and Russia", Comparative Economic Review, 2011; "Mongolia's Foreign Economic Relations and Korea-Mongolia Economic Cooperation", Journal of Central Asian Economies, 2011; “Russia’s Energy policy and Its Impacts on Northeast Asian Energy Security,” International Area Review, 2010; “Iron Silkroad: Prospects for a Landbridge through Russia from Korea to Europe,” Post-Soviet Affairs, 2004; and etc.
Dr. Lee got Ph.D. in economics at Moscow State University in Moscow and Master’s degree in business administration at Hanyang University in Seoul. He also received an honorary doctorate from the Chinggis Khaan University in Mongolia.