Industrial Policy Programme – Korea 2016 – Course Faculty

The following lecturers contributed to the course:

Jong-Il Kim
Professor of Economics
Dongguk University

Jong-Il Kim is Professor of Economics at Dongguk University. He currently serves as a member of the Regulatory Reform Committee in the Korea Prime Minister’s Office as well as of the Korea Public Fund Evaluation Committee in the Korea Ministry of Strategy and Finance. He previously worked as a member of the Directorial Board of Korea Academic Society of Industrial Organization and as a consultant at the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.
Jong Il Kim obtained his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Stanford University. His research interests include Development Economics (Technology and Institution), Macroeconomics (Economic Growth) and the Economies of East Asia. He was a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and member of the directorial board of various well-known academic journals and associations.

Sanghoon Kim
National Institute of Environmental Human Resources Development

Sanghoon KIM is the president of the National Institute of Environmental Human Resources Development. Since he joined the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea in 1990, he has a wide range of experience in the environmental policy. His professional capacity includes and is not limited to: counsellor for the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the European Union, Director of Environmental Policy Division in the Prime Minister’s Office, Director of Waste Management Division in the Ministry of Environment.
In 2014, he successfully managed the whole process of the 12th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity, held in PyeongChang, Korea, as the president of the Korean Secretariat for the 12th COP of CBD.
Mr. Kim holds a BA degree in public administration from Yonsei University(ROK) and MA degree in public policy from Seoul National University(ROK). He also has a Diploma in international political economy from University of Warwick(UK). Currently he is a PhD candidate in public administration at Yonsei University(ROK).

Doohee Lee
Head of Regional Policy Team
Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET)

Doohee Lee is currently the Head and Research Fellow of the Regional Policy Team at the Research Center for Regional Development, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET). He previously was Director of Policy Research of the Presidential Committee on Regional Development (PCRD) and was an Associate Research Fellow in Industrial Cooperation and Globalization Division at KIET.
Mr. Lee holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Statistics from Clemson University, USA and obtained his M.A. in Economics from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

Joon-Ho Lee
Korea Small Business Research Institute (KOSBI)
Director of Research Division

Dr. Joon-Ho Lee is currently the Director of Research Division of KOSBI (Korea Small Business Institute). His research fields of interest are Internationalization, Global Value Chain, and Entrepreneurship. He had his doctorate degree at Utah State University (U.S.) with major in International Economics at 1994. He served at the several Institutes of Korea before he joined KOSBI in 2004 including Hyundai Research Institute and Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation and others. He currently serves as a member of the advisory committee to Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, a member of Research Assessment Committee to Ministry of the Interior and the Vice President of Korea Association of Small Business Studies. He also served as a Secretary General of ICSB (International Council for Small Business)-Korea, Alternate Member of ABAC (APEC Business Advisory Council), Board Member of Working Group for National Pension Fund and as an advisor to various public and private organizations.

Keun Lee
Professor of Economics
Seoul National University

Keun Lee is a Professor of Economics at the Seoul National University, and the founding director of the Center for Economic Catch-up. He has been awarded the 2014 Schumpeter Prize for his monograph on Schumpeterian Analysis of Economic Catch-up: Knowledge, Path-creation and the Middle Income Trap (2013 Cambridge Univ. Press) by the International Schumpeter Society. He is also the President-Elect of this Society. He is currently a member of the Committee for Development Policy of UN, a co-editor of Research Policy, a member of the governing board of Globelics, and had also served as the President of the Asia-Pacific Innovation Network.
He obtained Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He had working experience at the World Bank, University of Aberdeen, and the East West Center, Hawaii. He had taught and was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Davis, Tsinghua University in Beijing, Hitotsubashi University in Japan, Hannover University in Germany, and Punjabi University in India. One of his most widely-cited articles with 710 or so citations (Google Scholar)?is a paper on Korea’s Technological Catch-up published in Research Policy (2001). His H-index by Google Scholar is now 30, with 70 papers with more than 10 citations.

Philipp Neuerburg
Economic Policy Advisor
The Industrial Policy Organization

Philipp Neuerburg is an independent economic development and policy expert with more than 8 years of professional experience as technical advisor and trainer in the industrial sector in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. He provides technical expertise in industrial competitiveness and market diagnostics, policy analysis, strategy design and monitoring & evaluation in developing countries and emerging economies.
Previously, Philipp Neuerburg was an Industrial Policy Officer in UNIDO’s Industrial Policy Advice Unit. He led the implementation of a global portfolio of technical cooperation projects in the area of capacity development for Industrial Policy. He acted as an industrial strategy advisor to the Governments of several developing and emerging economies and Regional Economic Commissions with a focus on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Mr. Neuerburg was trained as an economist with a focus on East Asian economies at the University of Bonn, Germany and Hitotsubashi University Tokyo, Japan. Before joining UNIDO, Philipp worked as a Strategic Management Consultant in Munich, Germany, where he advised several leading European industrial enterprises on their foreign investment, sales and procurement strategies for East Asia and Eastern Europe. His research interest includes global industrial dynamics, institutional diversity and change, behavioral economics and the role of industrial policy for sustainable development in Asia and Africa.

Hung-Suck Park
Center for Green Construction Material

Hung-Suck Park is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of Centers for Clean Technology and Resource Recycling, and Center for Green Construction Material at University of Ulsan, Ulsan, South Korea
Since 2004, he had also been working Director of Ulsan EIP center for 10 years and expanded his managing capacity until 2014 as the Director general of East South region EIP initiative including Ulsan EIP Center at Korea Industrial Complex Corporation (KICOX), South Korea.
His research interest is focused on the development of R&BD modules for industries situated at Ulsan Eco-Industrial Parks through qualitative/quantitative recycling and management of resource and energy, and sustainable business opportunities for investors and stakeholders. He had been invited to present talks on Eco-industrial development and green growth in countries including China, Japan, Thailand, India and Taiwan and organizations such as UNIDO (Shanghai, May 2010, Tokyo 2011, Guangzhou 2013), OECD (Paris, October 2010). He was a conference chair of the 7th biennial ISIE conference, which was first in Asia, held in Ulsan, Korea. He also has experience in consulting the UNESCAP(2009) and World Bank IFC project(Bangladesh 2012, Vietnam 2016).

Tea Petrin
University of Ljubljana

Professor Emeritus, University of Ljubljana, affiliate Coordinator of Study Programmes in South Eastern Europe Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and is member of the Board of Directors of Academic Industrial Research Network, member of Academic Advisors of the European Forum on Entrepreneurship Research, member of the UN Committee for the Development Policy as well member of the awarded EU Horizon 2020 research project (Innovative, sustainable and inclusive growth, 2015-2018).
Other previous positions include: Head of the Entrepreneurship Department at the Faculty of Economics, Senator at the University of Ljubljana, visiting professor at the Haas School of Business, University of California and at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Fulbright professor at the Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, and Centre for Industrial Competitiveness, University of Massachusetts, guest speaker at universities in United States, Europe, Japan and Hong Kong. In Slovenia and former Yugoslavia, her papers and major works represent the very foundation of studies on small business, entrepreneurship, proactive industrial policy and competitiveness policy. She has been a member of the editorial board of Review of Industrial Organization, and the European Association for Industrial Economics Research.
She has acted as an Advisor/Senior Expert for multilateral institutions (UNDP/UNIDO, IBRD, FAO, the WB) and for European Commission (European Cluster Policy Group- chair, Synergies Expert Group- member, and High Level Group on education- member), for EC-funded project Development of Cluster based industrial policy in Turkey, and as senior researcher within the EU CEC funded ClusterCOOP project.
She is the former Minister for Economic Affairs (and later Minister of Economy) within the Slovenian Government (1999-2004). During her term she introduced new Industrial Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Policy. She was also Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the Netherlands (2004-2008).
She holds master’s degree in economics from the University of New Orleans and doctorate in economics from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana.

Manuel Albaladejo
Industrial Development & Research Officer
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Manuel Albaladejo is an industrial economist working for UNIDO’s policy unit. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in research and advisory work in developing countries in the fields of trade and industry policy, institutional capacity building and investment and business climate. He joined UNIDO in 2007 and has led the program on strategic industrial intelligence and governance implemented in several countries, including Ecuador, Colombia, Paraguay, Cape Verde, Rwanda, Tanzania and Vietnam.
Before joining UNIDO he worked at the World Bank in Indonesia as private sector development and trade specialist leading the trade capacity building program and the rapid response facility on investment climate. Prior to the World Bank he was a research officer at the International Development Center (Queen Elizabeth House) of Oxford University where he published in the fields of innovation capabilities of SMEs, industrial and trade competitiveness and fragmentation. He has worked as consultant to many international organizations including the IADB, ADB, the World Bank, UNCTAD, UNIDO, UNECA and USAID. He has trained more than 300 government officials in UNIDO’s methodology for industrial competitiveness and value chain analysis. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Development Studies at Sussex University.

Ludovico Alcorta
Director, Policy Research and Statistics Department
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Ludovico Alcorta is the Director of UNIDO’s Policy Research and Statistics Department. Prior to joining UNIDO, he served as Professor in Economics of Technology and Innovation and as Associate Dean for Research at the Maastricht School of Management. He was a Research Fellow at the Institute for New Technologies at the United Nations University and worked as an Economist for Latin America at the Economist Intelligence Unit and Midland Bank (part of the HSBC group). He has performed consultancy work for various UN Agencies. Alcorta is an Affiliated Professor at the Dusseldorf Business School; Universidad Católica del Peru in Lima; University of International Business and Economics in Beijing; and the University of Maastricht. Alcorta is currently a member of the Advisory Board, Technology and Management for Development Centre, University of Oxford, UK. He has published extensively in the areas of new technologies, innovation, industrialization and development. He has recently co-edited Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century: New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms, Oxford University Press, 2013. Alcorta holds a Bachelor and Master in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, as well as a MPhil in Development Studies and a PhD both from the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

Amanda Janoo
Alternative Economic Policy Expert
The Industrial Policy Organization

Amanda Janoo is an independent economic policy advisor to governments and development organizations. She currently works for the Industrial Policy Organization developing capacity building materials which can help countries to independently craft and implement more coherent and context-appropriate industrial policy packages. Previously, she worked as an industrial policy expert with UNIDO where she focused on building the capacity of governments to craft and implement alternative economic policies to foster value addition and employment generation. As a Fulbright Research Scholar in India, Amanda researched the relationship international trade and labor market organization. She has worked throughout Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa promoting greater economic self-determination and empowerment. Amanda graduated from Cambridge University with an MPhil in Development Studies.


Michele Clara
Senior Coordinator
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Michele Clara is an Italian national who has been serving as Industrial Development Officer at the Vienna HQ of the United Nations Industrial Development organization since April 2000. He holds a Master Degree in Development Economics from the University of Cambridge (UK), where he completed his PhD on the development of SME clusters in March 1998 under the supervision of Dr.Ha Joon Chang.
Earlier in his career at UNIDO, he was involved in the design and implementation of value chain and cluster development initiatives in India, Pakistan, Iran and Vietnam. He is one of the authors of the UNIDO methodology on cluster development and he has acted as faculty in training programs for clusters brokers from Asia and Northern Africa in collaboration with the ILO, ADB, OECD and several UN Regional Commissions. Together with Doyle Baker from FAO, he co-chaired the working group on value chains under the framework of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development.
Since May 2010, he coordinates the work of the Research and Policy Advice Group at UNIDO. In his current function, he has been involved in the production of several research documents, including the UNIDO Industrial Report series. He is also responsible for the policy advice services that UNIDO provides to its Member States, both at the country and at the regional level. In this capacity, he has advised governments in Africa and Asia on issues of diversification and industrial policies.
Edward Clarence-Smith
UNIDO Representative & Director of the Regional Office in Bangkok
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Edward Clarence-Smith has been the UNIDO Representative to China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mongolia and the Republic of Korea since 2009. Previously, he was the Global Environment Facilities Coordinator, before which he worked at the Cleaner Production Unit of UNIDO’s Environmental Management Branch. From 1991-1998, he was head of Italian operations at Dames & Moore International, an international environmental consultancy company specializing in environmental due diligence and auditing, as well as groundwater remediation. Mr. Clarence-Smith has also worked at the US Natural Resources Defense Council, focusing on pollution prevention, hazardous waste management and the ‘right-to-know’. Prior to this, he focused on chemicals management at the Environment Directorate of the OECD and the Joint Research Centre of the EU. Mr. Clarence-Smith has also worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency, focusing on the control of Chlorofluorocarbons.
Mr. Clarence-Smith holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from Edinburgh University and an SM in the same from MIT. He also holds an Engineering degree in Environmental Engineering from MIT.

Jacek Cukrowski
Chief, Institute for Capacity Development
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Jacek Cukrowski provides leadership to all the activities of the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development and manages its operations. Before joining UNIDO he worked for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as an adviser and a team leader at Regional Center for Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States. Previously he was with the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) in Poland and earlier with the Economic Institute of Academy of Science of the Czech Republic. His academic background includes MSc in system engineering, PhD in computer science and PhD and habilitation (i.e., a senior post-doctoral qualification) in economics. He has extensive teaching and research experience in international trade, development economics and macroeconomics. He is an author or co-author of numerous publications in refereed international journals and books and chapters in books. In 2009, in recognition of sustained professional and academic excellence he received the title of Professor conferred by the President of Poland upon a motion of the Central Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of the Republic of Poland.

Franz Brugger
Knowledge Management Expert
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Since 2012, Mr. Brugger works as a knowledge management expert with the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development. He is involved in all of the Institute’s training activities from content preparation to facilitating class exercises. Previously, he worked with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in New York, the International Press Institute in Vienna and the European Commission. Mr. Brugger holds a Master in Philosophy from Vienna University and a Master in International Relations from the University of Cambridge.