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Kyunghoon Kim

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Kyunghoon is a full-time PhD candidate at King's Department of International Development conducting research under the supervision of Dr. Andy Sumner and Professor Peter Kingstone. His research focuses on the role of state-owned enterprises in Southeast Asia.

Kyunghoon completed a BSc in Economics and Management at the University of Bristol in 2005 and a MSc in Political Economy of Late Development at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2009. During his MSc, he was involved in a number of research projects at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) as a part-time research assistant and rappoteur.

Before joining the PhD programme, he worked at the global studies department of Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI) for six years as a research analyst (Oct/2009–Dec/2010), research associate (Dec/2010–Mar/2015) and research fellow (Mar/2015–July/2015), specialising in emerging economies and regional economic integration. During his time at SERI, he wrote numerous research papers on global economic and political affairs and was involved in consulting projects for Samsung Group. He was also an editor of ‘EU Brief’, a bi-monthly report on EU affairs, published by Yonsei University-SERI EU Centre, between June 2013 and July 2015.

Supervisors

Andy Sumner (primary), Peter Kingstone (secondary)

Contact

Please feel free to contact Kyunghoon at kyunghoon.kim@kcl.ac.uk

Publications

Journal articles:

  • Kim. K. (2018). Matchmaking: Establishment of state-owned holding companies in Indonesia. Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 5(2), 313–330. Related URL.

Books:

  • Kim, D., Park, S. Lee, D., Lee, S. & Kim, K. (2016). 2020 Europe ei mierae: EU ei global ghiup gyujae wha digital sungjangjullyag haebu [Europe’s future 2020: EU’s regulatory measures on multinational corporation activities and digital growth strategy]. Seoul: Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Kim, K., Kim, D., Park, B., Bok, D., Lee, D, Lee, D., Lee, W., Lee, J., Jung, M. & Jung, H. (2012). Next China: Unjaeggajie joonggoogman chudabogo iusseul gussinga [Next China: Time to look beyond China]. Seoul: Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.

Book chapters:

  • Kim, K. (2017). Polandei gookjargaebalhyupryuk [Poland’s international development cooperation] in Lee, Y. et al. (2017). EUwah gookjargaebalhyupryuk [EU and international development cooperation]. Seoul: Parkyoungsa. Related URL.

Op-eds & columns (selected):

  • Kim, K. (2018). ‘Indonesia’s fuel price controls: Fueling concerns’, 25th of April. Pinterpolitik. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2018). ‘Indonesia’s growing state enterprises: More information needs to be shared with shareholders’, 12th of April. Pinterpolitik. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2017). ‘No business in business’, New Mandala (ANU). Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2017). Indonesia Jokowi jungbuei infra jungchaeg [Infrastructure development policies of Indonesia’s Jokowi administration]. POSCO Economic Research Institute’s Chindia Plus 121. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2017). ‘Indonesia's state-owned manufacturing enterprises aim to go global’, Jakarta Post. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2017). ‘Time to scrutinize Indonesia state-owned enterprise merger synergies’, Jakarta Post. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2016). ‘Indonesia juggles globalism and nationalism’, Jakarta Post. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2016). ‘Institutional challenges in Indonesia’s state-driven development’, East Asia Forum (ANU). Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2016). ‘Jokowi wakes up the leviathan’, New Mandala (ANU). Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2016). ‘Who is responsible for state-owned enterprises’ debts?’, Jakarta Post. Related URL.

Research papers & policy briefs (selected):

  • Kim, K. (2013). Jaedoyakeul joonbiehaneun Vietnam gyungjae [Vietnam’s reform policies to restart economic growth] (SERI Economic Focus No. 414). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Kim, K., Jung, H., Kwon, H., Kim, H. & Lee, J. (2013). Boosanghanneun ASEANgyungjae jaejomyung [The rise of ASEAN Economy] (CEO Information No. 883). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Jung, M., Kim, K., Kim, D., Kwon, H. & Lee, W. (2012). Sangsaeng-bokhabhyung jinchooljeollyac yeongu [Entering emerging markets: Strategy of mutual consideration and partnership] (Research Report Series). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Kim, K. (2012). Sinheunggoog bohojuiei hwaksan gwa sisajum [The spread of protectionist policies in emerging countries and its implications] (SERI Economic Focus No. 387). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Park, B. & Kim, K. (2012). ASEANgyungjaegongdongchae choojin ae daehan pyongga wha sisajum [ASEAN Economic Community: Current status and implications] (Research Report Series). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Park, B. & Kim, K. (2012). Asia hwagyoghiup ui joonggoog jinchool [China entry strategy of ethnic Chinese businesses from Asia] (Research paper). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
  • Jung, M., Kim, K., Kim, D., Um, J. & Kim, J. (2012). Sinheunggoog ghiup ei globalhwa yeongu [Globalization strategy of emerging market companies] (Research Report Series). Samsung Economic Research Institute. Related URL.
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