Jong-Wha Lee

Korea University

Professor of Economics and Director of the Asiatic Research Institute

Anam-dong, Sungbuk-Ku

Dept. of Economics

Seoul, 136-701

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Scholarly Papers (59)

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w5057
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2022
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Central Bank of Chile and Korea University
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How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?

IMF Working Paper No. 94/110
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Central Bank of Chile and Korea University
Downloads 415 (99,145)
Citation 79

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A Model of Gender Inequality and Economic Growth

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 475
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Jinyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Kwanho Shin
Korea University - Department of Economics, Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 650 (57,732)
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economic growth, gender inequality, human capital accumulation, labor market, overlapping generations model

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A Currency Union in East Asia

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jun 2003
Jong-Wha Lee, Yung Chul Park and Kwanho Shin
Korea University, Korea University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 601 (63,831)
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Currency Union, East Asia, Trade Integration, Financial Integration

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Developing Indicators for Regional Economic Integration and Cooperation

Singapore Economic Review, Forthcoming, Asian Development Bank Regional Economic Integration, Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Asian Development Bank - Office of Regional Economic Integration, Korea University and Brandeis University - Brandeis International Business School
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Regional integration, economic cooperation, East Asia

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Economic Growth in Asia: Determinants and Prospects

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 220
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Jong-Wha Lee and Kiseok Hong
Korea University and Ewha Womans University - Department of Economics
Downloads 411 (101,149)
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economic growth, growth accounting, capital accumulation, human capital, total factor productivity

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International Comparisons of Educational Attainment

NBER Working Paper No. w4349
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 22 May 2022
Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 386 (108,774)
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Service Sector Productivity and Economic Growth in Asia

ADBI Working Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Jong-Wha Lee and Warwick J. McKibbin
Korea University and Australian National University
Downloads 310 (138,006)
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service sector, labor productivity, general equilibrium model, Asian economies

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IMF Bailouts and Moral Hazard

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Jong-Wha Lee and Kwanho Shin
Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 282 (152,225)
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IMF, moral hazard, sovereign bond spreads, international financial architecture

Closing Development Gaps: Challenges and Policy Options

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 209
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Korea University and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 146 (277,301)
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Development gaps, economic growth, human capital, infrastructure, governance, social protection, health, education, trade, finance

Closing Development Gaps: Challenges and Policy Options

Asian Development Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Korea University, Asian Development Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Development gaps, economic growth, human capital, infrastructure, governance, social protection, health, education, trade, finance

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Financial Crisis and Credit Crunch in Korea: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

IMF Working Paper No. 00/25
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Korea University
Downloads 239 (179,299)
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Korea, credit crunch, financial crisis

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A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950-2010

NBER Working Paper No. w15902
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2022
Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 235 (182,194)
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Exchange Rate Regimes and Economic Linkages

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Jong-Wha Lee and Kwanho Shin
Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 225 (189,767)
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Exchage Rate Regime, Economic Linkage, Trade, Output Co-movement, Cosumption Co-movement, Risk Sharing

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Credit Allocation and Financial Crisis in Korea

IMF Working Paper No. 99/20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jong-Wha Lee
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Korea University
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Credit Allocation, Financial Crisis, Financial Markets

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Impact of Gender Inequality on the Republic of Korea's Long-Term Economic Growth: An Application of the Theoretical Model of Gender Inequality and Economic Growth

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 473
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Jinyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Kwanho Shin
Korea University - Department of Economics, Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 210 (202,587)
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economic growth, female labor market participation, gender inequality, human capital accumulation, Republic of Korea

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China's Economic Growth and Convergence

CAMA Working Paper No. 30/2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2016
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
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Economic growth, convergence, productivity, structural change, China

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Does Trade Integration Contribute to Peace?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Jong-Wha Lee and Ju Hyun Pyun
Korea University and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 166 (248,818)
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Trade, Globalization, Military conflict, Peace, War

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Technological Change, Skill Demand, and Wage Inequality in Indonesia

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 340
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Jong-Wha Lee and Dainn Wie
Korea University and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Downloads 163 (252,705)
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skill-biased technological change, human capital, wage inequality

Proliferating Regional Trade Arrangements: Why and Whither?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Jong-Wha Lee, Innwon Park and Kwanho Shin
Korea University, Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 144 (280,381)
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Regional Trade Arrangement (RTA), trade creation, trade diversion, regional trade, global trade

Proliferating Regional Trade Arrangements: Why and Whither?

World Economy, Vol. 31, Issue 12, pp. 1525-1557, December 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Jong-Wha Lee, Innwon Park and Kwanho Shin
Korea University, Korea University and Korea University
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The Impact of Gender Equality Policies on Economic Growth

CAMA Working Paper No. 29/2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 May 2016
Jinyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Kwanho Shin
Korea University - Department of Economics, Korea University and Korea University
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gender inequality, economic growth, overlapping generations model, labor market, human capital accumulation

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International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w7911
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 125 (311,307)
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Losers and Winners in Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4341
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 14 May 2022
Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 122 (316,850)
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How Effective are Capital Controls in Asia?

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 224
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
University of the Philippines, School of Economics, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS) and Korea University
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Capital, Capital Flows, Capital Controls, Financial Integration, Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, Malaysia, Mal, Thailand, Tha, Economic Working Paper No. 224

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Can Older Workers Stay Productive? The Role of ICT Skills and Training

CAMA Working Paper No. 4/2021
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Jong-Wha Lee, Do Won Kwak and Eunbi Song
Korea University, Korea University and Korea University
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aging, education, information and communications technology, productivity, skill, training

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Convergence Success and the Middle-Income Trap

EBRD Working Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
Downloads 98 (367,850)
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Economic growth; convergence; middle-income trap

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The Republic of Korea's Economic Growth and Catch-Up: Implications for the People's Republic of China

ADBI Working Paper 571
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 May 2016
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
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Korea export development, productivity growth, institutional quality, economic convergence

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IMF Programs: Who is Chosen and What are the Effects?

NBER Working Paper No. w8951
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 May 2002 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2022
Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 92 (382,624)
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Why East Asian students perform better in mathematics than their peers: An investigation using a machine learning approach

CAMA Working Paper No. 66/2021
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Hanol Lee and Jong-Wha Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and Korea University
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education, East Asia, machine learning, mathematics test score, PISA

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Human Capital and Income Inequality

ADBI Working Paper 810
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Jong-Wha Lee and Hanol Lee
Korea University and Independent
Downloads 84 (404,406)
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income distribution, inequality, human capital, education, globalization, technological change

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When are Capital Controls Effective? Evidence from Malaysia and Thailand

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper No. 251
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS), University of the Philippines, School of Economics and Korea University
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capital flows, capital controls, financial integration, Asia, Economics Working Paper Number 251

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Human Capital Accumulation in Emerging Asia, 1970-2030

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 216
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Jong-Wha Lee and Ruth H. Francisco
Korea University and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics
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Modelling the Economic Impacts of Korean Unification

CAMA Working Paper No. 30/2017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Australian National University, Korea University, Australian National University (ANU) - Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) and Korea University
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Korean unification, North Korea, economic integration, dynamic general equilibrium, economic growth, convergence

North Korea's Economic Integration and Growth Potential

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Jong-Wha Lee and Ju Hyun Pyun
Korea University and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 39 (591,410)
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Economic growth, trade, foreign direct investment, integration, North Korea

North Korea's Economic Integration and Growth Potential

CAMA Working Paper No. 69/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Nov 2016
Jong-Wha Lee and Ju Hyun Pyun
Korea University and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
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Economic Growth, Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Integration, North Korea

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Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w6198
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2022
Jong-Wha Lee and Robert J. Barro
Korea University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Technological Change, Human Capital Structure, and Multiple Growth Paths

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 149
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2010
Jong-Wha Lee and Yong Jin Kim
Korea University and Ajou University
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education, endogenous growth, human capital, technology adoption

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Aging Labor, ICT Capital, and Productivity in Japan and Korea

CAMA Working Paper No. 1/2020
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jan 2020
Jong-Wha Lee, Do Won Kwak and Eunbi Song
Korea University, Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 69 (451,320)

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aging, ICT capital, productivity, Japan, Korea

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The Ties that Bind Asia, Europe, and United States

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Soyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Cyn-Young Park
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Korea University and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 68 (454,715)
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trade integration, decoupling, economic interdependence, East Asia, China, panel VAR

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Capital Goods Imports and Long-Run Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4725
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2022
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
Downloads 62 (476,389)
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Rebalancing Growth in the Republic of Korea

ADBI Working Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Hanyang University - Ansan CampusHanyang University, Korea University and Asian Development Bank
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korea economic growth, korea external imbalances, korea trade

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Determinants of Fertility in the Long Run

CAMA Working Paper No. 70/2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Dec 2016
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
Downloads 52 (516,488)
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Economic Development, Education, Female Education, Fertility, Gender Inequality

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Crises in Asia: Historical Perspectives and Implications

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 152
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 May 2010
Jong-Wha Lee, Hsiao Chink Tang and Kiseok Hong
Korea University, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS) and Ewha Womans University - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (525,412)
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Recession, Financial Crisis, Credit Crunch, Asia

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Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia

NBER Working Paper No. w8373
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
Yung Chul Park and Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University - Department of Economics and Korea University
Downloads 47 (538,914)
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점진적 통일과정에서의 동북아 경제협력과 남북한 경제통합 방안 (Gradual Economic Integration between South and North Korea and Economic Cooperation in Northeast Asia)

KIEP Research Paper No. Policy Analysis-14-31
Number of pages: 365 Posted: 26 May 2016
Korea University - Division of International Studies, LG Economic Research Institute, Korea University - Department of Economics, SK Research Institute for SUPEX Management, Korea University, Korea University - Department of Economics, Kongju National University and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
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Economic Cooperation, Northeast Asia, Reunification, Economic Integration, Korean Peninsula, South Korea, Economic cooperation, North Korea

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Education and Income Inequality: New Evidence from Cross-Country Data

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Jose de Gregorio and Jong-Wha Lee
Central Bank of Chile and Korea University
Downloads 40 (573,544)
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The Optimal Structure of Technology Adoption and Creation: Basic Research vs. Development in the Presence of Distance to Frontier

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2010
Hanyang University - Ansan CampusHanyang University, Ajou University and Korea University
Downloads 38 (583,934)
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Basic Research, Technology Creation, Technology Adoption, Economic Growth

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Macroeconomic Impacts of the Korean Financial Crisis: Comparison with the Cross-Country Patterns

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2003
Jong-Wha Lee and Changyong Rhee
Korea University and Asian Development Bank
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Government Interventions and Productivity Growth in Korean Manufacturingindustries

NBER Working Paper No. w5060
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
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Asia's Rebalancing and Growth

CAMA Working Paper No. 66/2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Soyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Warwick J. McKibbin
Seoul National University, Korea University and Australian National University
Downloads 27 (650,727)
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Rebalancing, Export-Led Growth, Asia, VAR, Multi-Country Simulation Model

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Free Trade Areas in East Asia: Discriminatory or Non-Discriminatory?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2005
Jong-Wha Lee and Innwon Park
Korea University and Korea University
Downloads 25 (664,977)
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Korean Unification: Economic Adjustments under German Assumptions

CAMA Working Paper No. 51/2018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Jong-Wha Lee and Warwick J. McKibbin
Korea University and Australian National University
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Korean unification, North Korea, dynamic general equilibrium, reform

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Transpacific Trade Imbalances: Causes and Cures

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 281-303, March 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Korea University, Australian National University and Korea University - Department of Economics
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Crisis and Recovery: What We Have Learned from the South Korean Experience?

Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 146-164, June 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Aug 2007
Jong-Wha Lee and Changyong Rhee
Korea University and Asian Development Bank
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China's Accession to the World Trade Organization: Implications for the Korean Economy

Journal of Economic Integration, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Jong-Eun Lee and Jong-Wha Lee
Sejong University - Department of Economics and Korea University
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China, Korea, WTO, FDI, Export, General Equilibrium

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Ties Binding Asia, Europe and the USA

China & World Economy, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 24-46, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Soyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Cyn-Young Park
Seoul National University, Korea University and Asian Development Bank
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East Asia, economic interdependence, panel VAR, trade integration

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Emerging Asia: Decoupling or Recoupling

The World Economy, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 23-53, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Soyoung Kim, Jong-Wha Lee and Cyn-Young Park
Seoul National University, Korea University and Asian Development Bank
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Returns to Education and Skills in the Labor Market: Evidence from Japan and Korea

Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 139-160, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Jong-Wha Lee and Dainn Wie
Korea University and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
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adult skills, education, employer learning, Japan, Korea, wage

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China's Economic Growth and Convergence

The World Economy, Vol. 40, Issue 11, pp. 2455-2474, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
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China, convergence, economic growth, productivity, structural change

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Korea's Economic Growth and Catch‐Up: Implications for China

China & World Economy, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 71-97, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Jong-Wha Lee
Korea University
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China, convergence, economic growth, Korea, structural change

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Economic Interdependence in Asia: Developing Indicators for Regional Integration and Cooperation

The Singapore Economic Review (SER), 2010
Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Asian Development Bank - Office of Regional Economic Integration, Korea University and Brandeis University - Brandeis International Business School

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Regional integration, economic cooperation, East Asia

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Trade Barriers and Trade Flows Across Countries and Industries

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, No. 3, August 1997
Posted: 01 May 1998
Jong-Wha Lee and Phillip Swagel
Korea University and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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