Seminar

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2021.11. 29

Summary of the Seminar

  • Moon-Kyu Bang, Chairman & President for Korea Export-Import Bank of Korea, gave a presentation titled "The Leadership and Future of Korea Eximbank"

  • Referring to the KEXIM Bank's overview and financing modalities, the presenter introduced KEXIM Bank and explained the challenge and future it faces.

  • Students were able to know the history and role of Korea Eximbank and gain meaningful insight from the presenter not only as a president of Korea Eximbank but also served as an important post in various fields such as vice minister of ministry of health and welfare.

  • Presenter shared his experiences and ideas with us through a Q&A session.

2021.9. 15

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2021.11.17

Purpose of the Program

  • Foster the mutual understanding between government officials from developing countries.

  • Make the best use of peer learning by having a discussion with officials in various fields.

  • Learn about each country's policies or situation from the presenter, and have a Q&A session with the floor to understand problems and obtain insight under the guidance of the professor.

2021.11. 8

Summary of the Seminar

  • Tae-Ho Kim, Executive Vice President for Economic Cooperation & Trade Affairs, gave a presentation titled "How to Use Korea's Economic Development Experiences"

  • At first, presenter introduced KOTRA and Korea's economic development from 1950s to present. Next, presenter explained how to use Korea's experiences in various areas through KSP, Knowledge Sharing Program.

  • Students were able to gain insight to develop their country from the lecture.

  • Presenter shared his experiences and ideas with us through a Q&A session.

2021.11. 1

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Il-Ho Yoo(Konkuk University) gave a presentation titled "Economic Policy Formulation Process"

  • As the former deputy prime minister and minister of strategy and finance, professor explained why we need economic policy and how it should be formulated.

  • Professor said basic directions of polices are generally decided outside the administration and emphasized that policies must be based on, and aim at practicality.

  • Professor shared his experiences and ideas with us through a Q&A session.

2021.10. 25

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Hwan-Eik Cho(The State University of New York) gave a presentation titled "Climate Change and Energy Policy"

  • As the former president of Korea Electric Power Corporation, professor provided some background of climate change and relation between climate change and energy policy.

  • Professor said that climate crisis is most critical agenda as it is the root cause of other crisis stems from energy problems and public officials must intricately put the puzzle together on energy policies with a balanced mind.

  • Professor shared his experiences and ideas with us through a Q&A session.

2021.10. 6

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Summary of the Seminar

  • Minhye Zoh, Ph.D.(University of London) gave a presentation titled "The Institutionalisation of Disclosure and Scandals in the Corporate Governance System of South Korea"

  • Lecturer provided some background to corporate governance and its importance to the "wellbeing" of the economy.

  • Lecturer gave a lecture with the aim to 1)compare the U.S. and South Korea's corporative governance system with a focus on the effect of corporate disclosure regulations on scandals, 2)shed light on the institutionalisation of South Korea's current corporate governance system since the 1960s, 1997 and beyond.

2021.08. 25

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Yunji Kim(Seoul National University) gave a presentation titled "Academic Writing"

  • Professor lectured a gentle introduction to writing a master's thesis, from the structure of thesis in theory to the writing of the thesis in practice.

  • Professor also taught us how to utilize various resources when writing a thesis and had a Q&A session with us.

2021.08. 13

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Kilkon Ko(Director of Asia Regional Information Center at Seoul National University) gave presentations titled "Preparation for Thesis Qualifying Examination" in part 1 of the Seminar and "Understanding the Process of Thesis Examination" in part 2 of the Seminar.

  • The seminar has been designed at the strong request of students and they were able to learn how to prepare for thesis examination.

2021.08. 10

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2021.08.17

Summary of the Seminar

  • Min Han Kim, Ph.D.(University of Pittsburgh) gave a presentation titled "Why Do Some Failed Public Policy Ideas Persist?"

  • Bo Kyung Kim, Ph.D.(Seoul National University) gave a presentation titled "Characteristics and Differences of Heritage Management Under Democratic and Dictatorial Regimes"

  • Min Jae Zoh, Ph.D.(University of Cambridge) gave a presentation titled "Collaborative Platforms for South-South and Triangular Cooperation: MITKA, G77 and G7+ Partnerships"

  • Je Heung Ryu, Ph.D.(Princeton University) gave a presentation titled "Chinese FDIs and Public Opinion in Africa"

  • Yoon Kyoung Cho, Ph.D.(University of Georgia) gave a presentation titled "Welfare Reforms: A Review of Discretion and Cash Assistance Programs in the United States"

2021.08. 3

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2021.08.6

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Kilkon Ko(Director of Asia Regional Information Center at Seoul National University) gave presentations titled "How to Find Research Question and Design the Research"

  • Ran Kim, Ph.D.(Seoul National University) gave a presentation titled "How to Report Descriptive Statistics", "How to Perform Regression Analysis" and "How to Report Regression Analysis" for 3 days.

  • We discussed how to create research interests and research question by using practical tools such as statistical program.

2021.07. 14

Summary of the Seminar

  • Asaph Young Chun, Ph.D.(Director-General,Statistics Research Institute | Statistics Korea ) gave a presentation titled "Pandemic Nearcasting to Nudge Science-Based Policymaking: Genesis and Evolution of Prediction Science" the purpose of the talk was to unravel the coevolution of prediction science and evidence-based policymaking throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic in the case of Korea.

  • We discussed conditions for further innovation in prediction science and issues for human-centered pragmatic policymaking.

2021.04. 06

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HSF - GSPA Joint Senimar Series "COVID-19 between Europe and Asia, Challenges for Public Administration" was held online and offline on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Summary of the Seminar

  • Professor Kilkon Ko(Director of Asia Regional Information Center at Seoul National University) gave a presentation titled "From Impossible to Possible: How Can South Korea track COVID-19?" we looked at the privacy policies related to past epidemics, from the past SARS and MERS experiences to the recent COVID-19 experiences.

  • Dr. Bernhard Seliger(CEO of the HSF Korean office) said in the debate that Korea's successful response could be based on its geographical location, public-friendly attitude to technology, and less resistance to wearing masks due to air pollution in recent years.

  • Marti Mätas, acting Estonian ambassador to Korea, followed with a presentation titled "Digitalization, e-government and the Fight Against Corona – Lessons from Estonia." It introduced Estonia as a digital powerhouse, and described confidentiality, availability, and integrity as the three pillars of security as the safest combination.

2021.03.29

Purpose of the Program

  • Foster the mutual understanding between Korean government officials and government officials from developing countries .

  • Make the best use of peer learning by having a discussion about Korean public policy cases in various areas.

  • Learn about previous researches related to Korean government officials’ thesis and discuss policies applicable to developing countries.