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Lee Jong-Wha

Lee Jong-Wha

Writing for PS since 2012
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Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

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  1. An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha
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    An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha

    Jun 9, 2020 Lee Jong-Wha warns that China’s proposed security law threatens Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub, shows how COVID-19 stimulus can improve South Korea’s long-term prospects, and predicts that the US dollar’s dominance is far from over.

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    All Eyes on Germany

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Compared to governance disasters like the United States under President Donald Trump, contemporary Germany looks like a bastion of stability. But recent books by leading German commentators raise the possibility that Europe's largest economy is not ready for prime time as a global actor. 

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    The United States Blues

    Not long ago, America was the unchallenged global hegemon. But as inept leadership fuels an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases amid deepening economic distress and nationwide protests against systemic racism and police violence, many are wondering whether the US can govern itself, much less lead the world.

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