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Scholarly Publications

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

December 2012

These working papers on the South Korean economy are the product of an annual conference series on Korean affairs hosted by Stanford University's Korean Studies Program (KSP), and made possible by...

Values and History in U.S.-South Korean Relations

October 2010

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Other Publications

Obama Administration and U.S.-ROK Policy Challenges

January 2009

President Obama’s inauguration one week from today invites us to consider theimmediate agenda and outlook for U.S.-ROK relations.

News

A way to bridge aging societies in Japan and South Korea

September 2016

Japan and South Korea face serious demographic crises. Japan has the oldest population in the world and South Korea is one of the most rapidly aging.

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Straub discusses North Korean leadership succession

January 2012

Since Kim Jong Il's death, North Korea has a young new leader: Kim's 28-year-old son Kim Jong Un.

Events

The ABCD Framework of K-Strategy: The Secret to Korea's Success

May 7, 2014

Economists and business scholars have long tried to construct theoretical models that can explain economic growth and development in emerging economies, but Western models have not always been...

Educational Tracking, Residential Sorting, and Intergenerational Economic Mobility: Evidence from South Korea

January 24, 2014

Abstract: I examine how the shift from an exam to a district based high school assignment rule impacts intergenerational mobility and residential inequality.

Industrial Convergence Policies in Korea

January 17, 2014

Korea is one of the leading countries in technology-driven global markets for semiconductors, HDTVs, and mobile phones; and in shipbuilding industry, but Korea has already faced challenges in its...

Projects

Engaging North Korea

Rapidly changing circumstances continue to shape relations on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia.
English

Global Talent and Innovation

A central focus of the research efforts at Shorenstein APARC is to analyze the bridges linking Asia and the United States.
English

People

Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow