Education Ph.D. in Economics, Michigan State University
MA in Economics, Michigan State University
BA in Economics, HanYang University
Research Topics Korea's FTA Policy,
CGE Models,
Korea-ASEAN Trade Issues,
Economic Cooperation in the Northeast Asia and East Asia,
Tariff and Trade Policy,
ASEAN Economies,
APEC Economic Cooperation
Experience
- Director, FTA Graduate School, Inha University (2013 - present)   
- Committee Member, National Committee on Trade Negotiation (2012 - present)   
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President, Forum for FTA Utilization (2010 - Present)

   
- President, Korean Association of Trade and Industry Studies (2010)    
- Committee Member, Nationa Tariff Policy Committee (2008 - Present)   
- Committee Member, Special Committee on  FTA Policies (2006 - Present)   
- Director, FTA Research Center, Inha University (2004. 5. - Present)   
- Director for FTA Studies, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) (2000. 3. - 2004. 2.)   
- Director for ASEAN Economies, KIEP (1998. 8. - 2000. 2.)    
- Research Fellow, KIEP (1996. 1. - 2004. 2.)   
- Non-resident Trade Expert, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (March 2004 - Present)   
- Member of FTA Roundtable, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (October 2004 - 2011)   
- Advisory Group for Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on OECD Issures (April 2004 - 2010)   
- Advisor for Sectoral Approach, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), Korea (1998 - 2006)   
- A Member of Joint Study Groups for a Japan-Korea FTA (1999-2001), an ASEAN-Korea FTA (2003-2004), a Korea-Singapore FTA (2003-2004), a Korea-Thailand(1999-2000), a Korea-New Zealand (1999-2000)    
- Secretary General, East Asia Vision Group(EAVG) (1999-2000).   
- Editorial Member, Kukje Kyungje Yonku, The Korea International Economic Association (1998-2005)   
- Editorial Member, Journal of Economic Research, Asia-Pacific Economic Association (1996. 3. - 1997. 7)