On September 19, the
Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies
(CNAPS) at Brookings hosted a presentation by Dr. Byung-il Choi, president and CEO of the
Korea Economic and Research Institute
(KERI). Dr. Choi spoke on the current state and future of South Korea’s economy under the new Park Geun-hye administration. CNAPS Director Richard Bush provided introductory remarks and Sean Connell, Japan studies fellow at the East-West Center served as a discussant.
“The 21st century has revalued these small geographies. That’s what the 21st century demands,” Katz said, noting that these days, “[w]e aren’t innovating in isolated business parks” in the suburbs.