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Jongryn Mo
  • Professor of International Political Economy
  • Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin,1991~1996
  • Ph.D. in Business, Stanford University, 1992
  • M.S. in Social Science, California Institute of Technology, 1986
  • B.A. in Economics, Cornell University, 1985

Email: jrmo@yonsei.ac.kr
Tel: 02-2123-6298

Profile

Professor Mo received his degrees from Cornell University, California Institute of Technology, and Stanford University. He continued his research at the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Center for Conflict and Negotiation. Prior to joining Yonsei, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD. His field of specialization is in international political economy, East Asian development, political economics, and political bargaining.

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, 1992
  • M.S. Social Science, California Institute of Technology, 1986
  • B.A. Economics, Cornell University, 1985

Courses and Current Research Areas

Political Economics, International Political Economy, International Negotiation
Political Bargaining, Political Agenda Setting, Transparency in Governmental Decision-Making, Sanctions

Selected Publications

Articles, Books Chapters and Monographs

"Ending Economic Sanctions: Agent Veto and Corruption as Commitment Strategies,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, August 2001
Political Culture and Legislative Gridlock: Politics of Economic Reform in Pre-crisis Korea,” Comparative Political Studies, June 2001
“Strong Government and the Challenge of Democratic Governance.” Korea Focus, May-June 2001.
“The Political Economy of the Korean Financial Crisis,” Review of International Political Economy, Summer 2000.
Economic Crisis and Structural Reforms in South Korea: Assessment and Implications (co-edited with Chung-in Moon). Washington: Economic Strategy Institute, 2000.
“Democracy and the Economic Crisis,” Korea Journal, Summer 2000.
“Strategic Alliances as a Corporate Response to Protectionism.” The Pacific Review, 12: 557-580, December 1999.
“Korea’s Bargaining Strategy in Rescheduling Its Foreign Debt.” Korea Focus, Vol. 7, No. 5. 1999.
“Korea after the Crash” (with Chung-in Moon). Journal of Democracy, 10, July 1999.
Democracy and the Korean Economy (coedited with Chung-in Moon). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1999.
Democratization and Globalization in Korea: Assessments and Prospects (co-edited with Chung-in Moon). Seoul, Korea: Yonsei University Press, 1999.
North Korea after Kim Il Sung: Continuity or Change? (coedited with Thomas Henriksen). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1997.
Democracy and the Korean Economy (coedited with Chung-in Moon). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1999.
"Implementing Comprehensive Security: Lessons from the South Korean Economic Diplomacy." In No Other Alternative, ed. David Dickens, Willington, NZ: Center for International Studies.
"North Korean Economic Reform and the Stability of the Kim Jong Il Regime" (in Korean). Unification Studies, 1: 49-68. Seoul, Korea: Institute for Korean Unification Studies, Yonsei University
"The Political Economy of Corporate Governance Reform in Korea." Global Economic Review, 26, 1997
"The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment Liberalization in Northeast Asia(with Ramon H. Myers)." In Dynamic Transition and Economic Cooperation in Northeast Asia, eds. Kap-Young Jeong, Ku-Hyun Jung, and Jaewoo Choo. Seoul, Korea: Institute of East and West Studies, Yonsei University, November 1997.
"Japan and the Asian NICs as New Countries of Destination" (with Gary P. Freeman). In International Trade and Migration in the Asia Pacific, eds. Peter Lloyd and Lynne Williams. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1996.
"Political Learning and Democratic Consolidation: Korean Industrial Relations, 1987-1992." Comparative Political Studies, July 1996.
"The SNTV and the Politics of Electoral Systems in Korea" (with David Brady). In Elections and Campaigning in Japan, Korea and Taiwan: Toward the Study of Embedded Institutions, eds. Bernard Grofman, Sung-chull Lee, Edwin Winckler and Brian Woodall. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
"North Korean Economic Reform and Political Stability," Essays in Public Policy, No. 70. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution, June 1996.
"Let's Wait for Korea to Decide: An Essay on U.S.-Korea Economic Relations." Essays in Public Policy, No. 66. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution, February 1996.
"Domestic Institutions and International Bargaining: The Role of Agent Veto in Two-Level Games." American Political Science Review, 89: 914-924, December 1995.
"The Rationality of Labor Strategy during the Democratic Transition: Korean Labor Movement, 1987-1989." In Rationality and Politics in the Korean Peninsula, eds. Hee Min Kim and Woosang Kim. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University-International Studies and Programs, 1995.
"The Logic of Two-level Games with Endogenous Domestic Coalitions." Journal of Conflict Resolution, 38: 402-422, September 1994.
"German Lessons: Managing the Economic Cost of Korean Reunification." In Korean Reunification: Challenges and Prospects in the 1990s, eds. Kyungsoo Lho and Thomas H. Henriksen. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1994. Shaping a New Economic Relationship Between Korea and United States (co-edited with Ramon H. Myers). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1993.
Shaping a New Economic Relationship Between Korea and United States (co-edited with Ramon H. Myers). Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1993.
"Campaign Contributions and Party-Candidate Competition in Services and Policies" (with David P. Baron). In Political Economy: Institutions, Information, Competition and Representation, ed. Norman Schofield. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
"Electoral Systems and Institutional Choice" (with David Brady). Comparative Political Studies, 24:405-429, January 1992.
"Urbanization and Voter Turnout in Korea: An Update" (with David Brady and Jae-hun Ro). Political Behavior, 13:21-31, 1991.
"The United States Congress and Trade Policy: An Institutional Approach" (with David Brady). Pacific Focus, 5: 5-25, 1990.
"Japan and the Asian NICs as New Countries of Destination" (with Gary P. Freeman). In International Trade and Migration in the Asia Pacific, eds. Peter Lloyd and Lynne Williams. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Working Papers

"Sanctions and Incentives" March 1997
"The Political Economy of Corporate Governance Reform In Korea" May 2, 1997
"Globalization and Regionalization: New Ideas in South Korean Economic Policy" July 1997
"Political Learning, Democratic Consolidation and Politics of Labor Reform in South Korea" August 1997
"Ending Sanctions: Agent-Veto and Corruption as Communist Strategies" August 1997
"Implementing 'Comprehensive Security': Lessons from South Korean Economic Diplomacy," February 1997
"Political Reform In Korea" September 1997
"Corruption in Korea" September 1997
"Economic and Political Development in a Unifies Korea" October 1997
"Factors Contributing to Northeast Asian Economic Cooperation" November 1997
"Historical and Theoretical Analysis of North Korean Regime Survival Strategy (in Korean)" December 1997
"Trade as a Means of National Power: Lessons from Taiwan," March 1996
"Corporate Responses to Protectionism: Foreign Direct Investment versus Strategic Alliances." April 1996
"Relative versus Absolute Gains: The Politics of Trade between Divided Countries" (with Han Dorussen). June 1996
"Negotiating Democratic Transition: The Choice of Institutions" (with Jung-ug Choi). August

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Academic and Professional Services

  • Graduate Fellow, Stanford Center for Conflict and Negotiation, 1991
  • Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, April 1991 - June 1995
  • National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, July 1995 - August 1996
  • Assistant Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin, September 1991 - August 1996
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, The Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UCSD, Winter Quarter, 1996.
  • Instructor, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1994
  • Ph. D. : Seminar on International Political Economy, International Negotiation, Economic Policy Making in Korea
  • Master : Introduction to International Political Economy, International Negotiation, The Political Economy of East Asian Development
  • Undergraduate : Introduction to International Political Economy, The Political Economy of East Asia

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