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Other writings/Media

Policy Briefs and Notes

Analyzing the Structure and Performance of Kim Jong-un’s Regime (with Thomas Fingar, Kwan-jin Kim, and Hyeong-seog Lee). Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and the Institute for National Security Strategy. June 2017.

Trade Policy with Asia by the Next U.S. Administration. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, November 1, 2016.

Reflections on the Seventieth Anniversary of the End of the Pacific War: Eight Stanford Scholars Write Their Own August Statement (with Alberta Diaz-Cayeros, Peter Duus, Thomas Fingar, David Holloway, Takeo Hoshi, Henry S. Rowen, and Daniel C. Sneider). Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. 2015

Opinion Pieces

The Chemistry Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Op-Ed in The Diplomat, February 27, 2019.

Happiness and Productivity” Op-Ed in The Korea Times (in Korean), March 21, 2019.

What Would and Aged Society Look Like” Op-Ed in The Korea Times (in Korean), January 23, 2019.

Rethinking North Korean Economy?” Op-Ed in The Korea Times (in Korean), November 29, 2018.

Helping the Career Choices of Our Children in the 4th Industrial Revolution” Op-Ed in The Korea Times (in Korean), October 18, 2018.

Should We Encourage Kids to Learn Coding?” Op-Ed in The Korea Times (in Korean), August 6, 2018.

A Grand Bargain between the US and China Seems More Likely than Ever. Op-Ed in Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean), December 25, 2017.

New North Korea Sanctions a Plausible Step yet Unlikely to Break Deadlock. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, July 20, 2017.

Technological Change: Why Korea Needs a Longer Term Perspective on Job Creation. Op-Ed in Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean), June 27, 2017.

Technology, Not Trade, Will Affect Jobs in U.S., South Korea. Op-Ed for the Pacific Council of International Affairs, May 2017.

Labor Market by the Youth, and for the Youth. Op-Ed in Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean), January 30, 2017.

Is Korea Ready to Accept Failure? Op-Ed in Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean), June 21, 2016.

Selected Interviews/Media Coverage

KQED Newsroom interview on Trump-Kim Summit and North Korea sanctions and development, March 1, 2019.

KCRW To the Point. October 11, 2017.

KBS News. June 16, 2016.

VoxEU. November 6, 2014.

Peterson Institute North Korea Blog. November 5, 2014.

Stanford News. October 27, 2014.

NK News. 2014.

Radio Free Asia. 2014

Donga Ilbo. 2014