Entrepreneurship

Scholarly Publications

Do University Entrepreneurship Programs Promote Entrepreneurship?

November 2020

Yong Suk Lee and Charles Eesley examine how university entrepreneurship programs affect entrepreneurial activity using a unique entrepreneurship‐focused survey of Stanford alumni.

The persistence of entrepreneurship and innovative immigrants

March 2018

Ethnicity and immigration status may play a role in entrepreneurship and innovation, yet the impact of university entrepreneurship education on this relationship is under-explored.

News

New Book Outlines the Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Future Economic Growth in East Asia

January 2021

Yong Suk Lee explains in the new volume, Shifting Gears in Innovation Policy, that while ‘catch-up’ strategies have been effective in promoting traditional economic growth in Asia, innovative policy...

University Entrepreneurship Programs May Not Increase Entrepreneurship Rates, Stanford Researchers Find

November 2020

A study by Yong Suk Lee, the deputy director of APARC’s Korea Program, and Management Science and Engineering professor Charles Eesley investigates the efficacy of two major Stanford entrepreneurship...

A Closer Look at Samsung Offers Insights into South Korean Society

July 2020

On the Business Insider's podcast "Brought to You By. . .", APARC and the Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin discusses how Samsung Electronics became so entwined with the history and...

Events

Overcoming Economic Malaise: Strategic, Educational and Social Innovation for South Korea

May 4, 2016

South Korea has relied on its export-oriented development model to become an economic powerhouse, but has now reached the limits of this model.

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.

The State and Entrepreneurship: Reflections on the Small and Medium Korean Enterprises

June 1, 2007

Korea is the showcase of the theory of the developmental state in which the state plays an important role in cultivating entrepreneurship.

People

Dr. Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow