Residency Dates: January 13, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Jong-Hwan Ko is Full Professor of European Studies at the Division of International & Area Studies (DIAS), Pukyong National University (PKNU) in Korea since 1996. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Frankfurt in Germany in 1992. He served as Chair of the DIAS and Director of the Center for EU Relations of PKNU. He worked as a senior research fellow at Busan Development Institute, a think-tank for Busan Metropolitan City government, before joining PKNU.
Prof. Ko taught at the University of Frankfurt in 1998 (as a visiting professor of Korea Foundation), University of Giessen in 1999 (as a visiting professor of die DFG), University of New South Wales in Sydney in 2002, Columbia University in New York in 2003-2004 (as a visiting professor of the Fulbright Foundation), University of Hohenheim in 2009, University of Duisburg-Essen in 2010 (as a visiting professor of the DAAD) and Kyushu University in 2016 (as a visiting professor of JSPS). He did research at Kyoto University in Japan (as a scholar of JSPS), National Taiwan University in Taipei in 2012 (as a visiting professor of Taiwan Fellowship), the University of Bonn in 2013, the ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research) in Mannheim in 2014, Humboldt University in Berlin in 2015 and International Institute for Applied Systems Research (IIASA) in Austria in 2016.
Based on a senior research award of the Fulbright Scholar Program, in 2017 Prof. Ko will conduct his research on “A Comparative Study on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): U.S. Interests and Impact,” the objectives of which are to examine what political and economic interests the United States has with respect to the TPP and the TTIP and to measure the potential economic effects that the TPP and the TTIP are expected to have on their members as well as their non-members.
This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.
Professor of European Studies, Division of International & Area Studies, Pukyong National University
Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Jong-Hwan Ko, “Eastern Enlargement of the EU and its Economic Impact: A CGE Approach”, in: The Kyoto Economic Review, Vol. LXXV, No. 1, 91-113. (2006).
Jong-Hwan Ko, “The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in East Asia and Its Economic Effects: A CGE Approach”, in: International Area Studies Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1-21, (2013).
Jong-Hwan Ko, “A Study on the Economic Effects of the Korea-EU FTA Using a Dynamic CGE Model”, in: Journal of International Trade & Commerce, Vol. 10, No. 1, 225-250, (2014).
Jong-Hwan Ko, “A Study on the Economic Effects of Reductions of CO2 Emissions: A CGE Approach”, in: Journal of International Trade & Commerce, 179-198. (2014).
Jong-Hwan Ko, “Korea-China FTA and Its Economic Effects: A CGE Approach”, in: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2, 319-354. (2015).
Areas of Expertise: International Economics
Economics of the EU
European Economic Integration
EU Trade Policy and Current Issues
Energy and Environment
Computable General Equilibrium Modeling
Structural Equation Modeling
Research Topic: A Comparative Study on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): U.S. Interests and Impact