Global Talent and Immigration Issues in Aging Societies: The Korean Experience



Se Young Ahn, Chairman, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Korea

Date and Time

April 22, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM



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As the keynote for Shorenstein APARC's 8th annual Koret Workshop, Se Young Ahn, one of South Korea's leading public intellectuals, will analyze the Korean experience of utilizing global talent and immigration in the context of an extremely rapidly aging society.

Ahn is the chairman of the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences in South Korea. He oversees 23 national think tanks including Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade, Korea Development Institute, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Korea Labor Institute, and Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs. He also chairs the National Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiation, and is a professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at Sogang University. Ahn's research areas include trade policy and economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region as well as the China-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Japan-Korea Free Trade Agreement. A graduate of Seoul National University, Chairman Ahn received a doctoral degree from the Pantheon-Sorbonne (Paris I) University in France.

The Koret Workshop is made possible through the generous support of the Koret Foundation.