Seungjoo Lee is a Senior Research Affiliate at BASC and Professor at Chung-Ang University (Seoul, Korea). He is a comparative political economist interested in U.S.-Japan trade disputes over high technology industries, political dynamics of informal networks in Japan and Korea, political bias in redistributive policy, and the transformation of the developmental state in the age of globalization. He has previously served as an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore and Yonsei University. He has also worked with BASC as a postdoctoral fellow where he focused on bilateralism in trade in Asia. As a regional specialist with expertise in Korean, Japanese, American, and Singaporean political economy, he currently investigates the divergent FTA strategies of East Asian countries.
» E-Mail: seungjoo “at” cau.ac.kr