Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Mon 07 Nov - Sat 12 Nov, 2011

Heungchong Kim Heungchong Kim (Faculty)

Country/Region: Korea, Republic of

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Director, Center for Regional Economic Studies, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Most Recently Attended: (2010)
The Future of Asian Integration and Security in the 21st Century: Sharing Experience on Multilateralism and Institution-Building from Europe

Biography:
Dr. Heung Chong KIM is currently Director of Research Planning and Coordination at Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP). Dr. Kim had been Director for Center for Regional Economic Studies, and Head of European Studies at KIEP for eight years. Before joining KIEP in 2001, Dr. Kim was an Honorary Member of Christ Church, University of Oxford (2000~01), where he obtained his MPhil degree in economics (1995). He also served the Advisory Staff to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance & Economy (1996~97). Dr. Kim served the Advisory Staff to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance & Economy (1996~97). He had run the SNU-KIEP EU Centre in 2006~09, the first EU studies centre in Korea sponsored by the European Commission. He is a member of the advisory board for ESiA, ASEF, vice President of the Korea Association of Trade and Industry Studies, and a governing board member of the Korea Association of EU Studies (EUSA-Korea). Dr. Kim was an IV fellow from the State Department of U.S.A. in 1998, and a Fulbright fellow in the UC Berkeley in 2008~09. He was a faculty member of the 476 Salzburg Global Seminar. He is now serving Invited Professor of Korea University, and Adjunct Professor of Ewha Womans University on European Studies. Dr. Kim read economics at Seoul National University, where he obtained his doctorate in economics (1999). His expertise falls on European studies, trade policy, regional integration, and social policy issues. Dr. Kim has played a pivotal role in the discourse of "Implications of European Integration to East Asia," "Social Policy Issues" and "Korea-EU FTA" in the Korean society. With regard to the social policy issue, Dr. Kim presented the paper on Socio-economic Disparity in the APEC Region to the APEC Economic Committee, and published a book titled on Harmonization of Social Policy with Economic Policy, and Social Consensus Building in 2006. Dr. Kim is an author of a variety of publications. To name a few, "Regionalism, Economic Integration and Security.

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Harmonizing Economic Policy and Social Protection