Choongsoo Kim GR'79
The Bank of Korea

Wharton Speaker >> Biography

Curriculum Vitae
Professional History
2010.4~Present:            Governor, The Bank of Korea
2008.9~2010.3:             Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the OECD
2008.2~2008.6:             Senior Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs, Office of the
2007.2~2008.1:              President, Hallym University
2005.9~2007.1:              Professor, Graduate School of Pan-Pacific International Studies (GSP),
                                    Kyung Hee University
2002.8~2005.8:             President, Korea Development Institute
1998.4~2002.7:             Professor, GSP, Kyung Hee University
1998.4~2000.12:            Dean, GSP, Kyung Hee University
1997.8~1998.3:              President, Korea Institute of Public Finance
1997.3~1997.7:             Assistant Minister and Special Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister,
                                    Ministry of Finance and Economy
1995.2~1997.1:             Minister and Head of the OECD Office, Korean Embassy in Paris
1993.4~1995.1:             Secretary to the President for Economic Affairs, Office of the President
1991~1993:                   Director, Center for Economic Education, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
1989~1991:                   Vice President, National Institute for Economic System and Information
1989:                            Senior Fellow, KDI
1988:                            Director, Research Planning and Coordination, KDI
1985~1988:                   Research Fellow, KDI
1983~1984:                   Associate Research Fellow, KDI
1979~1983:                   Senior Research Associate, Center for Human Resource Research, Ohio State University, U.S.A.
Educational History
 1974~1979:                    University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Ph.D. in Economics)
1966~1973:                    Seoul National University (B.A. in Economics)