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Prof. KEUN LEE

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Prof. Keun Lee is a Professor of Economics at the Seoul National University, and the founding director of the Center for Economic Catch-up. He has been awarded the 2014 Schumpeter Prize for his monograph on Schumpeterian Analysis of Economic Catch-up: Knowledge, Path-creation and the Middle Income Trap (2013 Cambridge Univ. Press). He is now the President of the International Schumpeter Society, a member of the Committee for Development Policy of UN, an editor of Research Policy, an associate editor of Industrial and Corporate Change, a council member of the World Economic Forum, and a member of the governing board of Globelics. He obtained Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, with Laura Tyson as the supervisor. He had working experience at the World Bank, University of Aberdeen, and the East West Center, Hawaii. One of his most widely-cited articles—with 900 or so citations (Google Scholar)—is a paper on Korea’s Technological Catch-up published in Research Policy (2001). His H-index by Google Scholar is now 33, with 77 papers with more than 10 citations. He was accepted in 2011 as a life-time fellow of the Korea Academy of Science and Technology.

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