- Academic Advisory Council
- Keun LEE
Keun Lee is a Professor of Economics at the Seoul National University, and founding director of the Center for Economic Catch-up. He is an editor of Research Policy, an associate editor of Industrial and Corporate Change, and a council member of the World Economic Forum. He served as the President of the International Schumpeter Society (2016-18), a member of the Committee for Development Policy of UN (2014-18), and is the winner of the 2014 Schumpeter Prize for his monograph on Schumpeterian Analysis of Economic Catch-up (2013 Cambridge Univ. Press). He obtained Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. One of his most cited articles is a paper on Korea’s Technological Catch-up published in Research Policy, with 1,100 citations (Google Scholar). His H-index is now 37, with 97 papers with more than 10 citations. He has a new book entitled as The Art of Economic Catch-up: barriers, detours, and leapfrogging, which will be published by the Cambridge Univ. Press, March 2019.