Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
The North Korea's Economy: Reform and Development Strategy
ICAS Spring Symposium:
Humanity, Peace and Security
May 22, 2006 Monday * (* a specific time tba)
(** a specific venue tba)
We are pleased to share with you that
will present "The North Korea's Economy: Recipe for Reform and Development" at the
ICAS Spring Symposium 2006.
The work of Marcus Noland, senior fellow with the Institute
for International Economics since 1985, encompasses a wide range of topics including
the political economy of US trade policy and the Asian financial crisis. Marc's
areas of geographical knowledge and interest include Asia and Africa where he has
lived and worked. In the past Marc has written extensively on the economies of Japan,
Korea, and China, and is unique among American economists in having devoted serious
scholarly effort to the problems of North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification.
He won the 2000–01 Ohira Masayoshi Award for his book Avoiding the Apocalypse: The
Future of the Two Koreas.
Marc was educated at Swarthmore College (B.A.), and
the Johns Hopkins University (Ph.d). He was a Senior Economist at the Council of
Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President of the United States
and has held research or teaching positions at the Johns Hopkins University, the
University of Southern California, Tokyo University, Saitama University, the University
of Ghana, the Korea Development Institute, and the East-West Center. Marc has received
fellowships sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Council
on Foreign Relations, the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, and
the Pohang Iron and Steel Corporation (POSCO).
Marc is the author of Korea after
Kim Jong-il (2004), Avoiding the Apocalypse: The Future of the Two Koreas (2000),
Pacific Basin Developing Countries: Prospects for the Future (1990); coauthor of
Industrial Policy in an Era of Globalization: Lessons From Asia (2003), No More
Bashing: Building a New Japan-United States Economic Relationship (2001), Global
Economic Effects of the Asian Currency Devaluations (1998), Reconcilable Differences?
United States-Japan Economic Conflict with C. Fred Bergsten (1993), and Japan in
the World Economy with Bela Balassa (1988); coeditor of Pacific Dynamism and the
International Economic System (1993); and editor of Economic Integration of the
Korean Peninsula (1998). In addition to these books he has written many scholarly
articles on international economics, US trade policy, and the economies of the Asia-Pacific
region. Marc has served as an occasional consultant to organizations, such as the
World Bank and the National Intelligence Council, and has testified before the US
Congress on numerous occasions.
Other confirmed speakers, to date, include
Robert L. Gallucci (Dean, Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University),
Thomas C. Hubbard (ICAS Distinguished Fellow;
Senior Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; former US Ambassador to South
Lawrence R. Klein (ICAS Distinguished
Fellow; Benjamin Franklin Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania;
Admission to this programme is
free of charge and open to public. Should you wish to attend the ICAS Spring Symposium
2006, you must pre-register
Only those pre-registered will be admitted to the session.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President