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Korea Development Institute (KDI) School

  1. 1. Study at the KDI School
  2. 2. I. Mission & History of the KDI School
  3. 3. Mission The KDI School was established in 1997 to prepare future leaders for the challenges of globalization. The mission statement highlights two mandates: I. Foster world-class public policy and economic development experts with global perspective II. Contribute towards balanced economic development across the globe by sharing Korea’s development experience and know-hows
  4. 4. Brief History of the KDI School 1997.12 KDI School Founded with an Authorization from the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development 1999.12 Designated as APEC’s Education Hub in Asia 2001.01 Designated as GDLN Asian Hub by the World Bank 2001.02 Ph.D. Program Established 2010 Master’s Programs Incorporated into MPP 2012 MDP and Ph.D. in Development Policy Launched
  5. 5. II. What is Special about the KDI School?
  6. 6. Premier Education 1. Top-notch Faculty • Faculty consisting of PhDs from top-tier universities in the world • Out of 38 full-time professors, 16 have work experience at policy-related institution such as Korea Development Institute, Bank of Korea, etc. • New policy design and implementation can directly update the school curriculum
  7. 7. Premier Education 2. Extensive Global Partnership • The first non-USA member school of National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) • Signed MOUs with 37 universities in 15 countries • Selected institution for CAMPUS Asia pilot program • Cooperating with World Bank, Asia Foundation, Chinese Academy of Governance, and other government organizations for capacity building and research projects • Education program drawn from assets and experiences of OECD Development Center
  8. 8. Premier Education 3. Superior Student Support System • Sports Day / Hiking • Home Visiting Program / Buddy Program • International Food Festival • Monthly cultural events • Happy Hour • International Field Research & Study • Special care of Academic Advisor • Counseling service • Career Development Service
  9. 9. Diverse Student Body 1. 2012 Student Body (308) Etc. Private Corporation 7% International Students 9% (64 countries)Public Corporation 12% 53% Etc Government 19% Government Private Co. 17% 13% 14% 56% Public Co.
  10. 10. Diverse Student Body 2. International Alumni Demographics Europe 13% Asia 62% Africa 15% Americas 9% Oceania 1%From 1998~2012, 100 countries, International 1108
  11. 11. Students by Countries (Degree Programs Only) 101 Countries: International 1108, Korean 1943
  12. 12. III. Academic Programs at the KDI School
  13. 13. Academic Programs MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY MPP ∙ Curriculum focused on real-world relevance and the latest research ∙ Up to 2 from 7 concentrations MASTER OF DEVELOPMENT POLICY MDP ∙ Curriculum focused on KDI’s hands-on experience on development policy ∙ Development track + 1 from 7 concentrations IN PUBLIC POLICY PhD IN DEVELOPMENT POLICY ∙ Interdisciplinary approach focused on equipping qualified candidates for high-caliber policy analysis and cutting-edge research ∙ 1 year residency required
  14. 14. Master’s Concentrations - Development Track (MDP only) - Global Finance and Regulation - Trade and Industrial Policy - Fiscal and Social Policy - Regional Development and Environment - Global Governance and Political Economy - Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development - Public Management and Leadership
  15. 15. Academic CalendarPreliminary Spring Summer Fall Session Semester Semester Semester Session I Session II
  16. 16. Graduation Requirements 6~9 credits Core courses 6 credits for MPP 9 credits for MDP 21~27 credits Concentration At least 9 credits courses in a concentration 6~9 credits Language 6 credits for English courses 3 credits for Korean (int’l only) 6 credits Research Thesis Projects Capstone Advanced Research Project Experiential Learning Project (GMP only)
  17. 17. Opportunities for Studying Abroad Global Master’s Program (Dual Degree Program) 28 partner schools Offers an opportunity to obtain two Master’s degrees Students spend one academic year at the KDI School and another year at a partner institution abroad Exchange Program 12 partner schools Provides opportunities to study at other prestigious schools around the world Program is usually for one semester, but it can last up to one year
  18. 18. Opportunities for Studying Abroad CAMPUS Asia Dual Degree & Exchange Program • No Extra Tuition • Financial Support
  19. 19. IV. Scholarship Opportunities 19
  20. 20. Scholarship Opportunities  KDI School Scholarship of Academic Excellence  Distinguished Academic Performance Award  Campus Service Grant (Course Assistant, Administrative Assistant)  Academic Assistantship  Domestic/International Travel Grant
  21. 21. Scholarship Opportunities  Global Ambassador Scholarship  Seoul G20 Global Leaders Fellowship  KOICA Scholarship  NIIED Korean Government Scholarship  IDB Scholarship  KOGAS Global Fellowship  POSCO Fellowship  Colombo Plan Scholarship
  22. 22. V. Research Center at the KDI School : Development Research and Learning Network
  23. 23. Development Research and Learning Network Impact Evaluation Lab • Improve Korea’s overseas development projects through rigorous real-time impact evaluation • Launched the World Bank-KDI School Impact Evaluation Joint Research Development Research Team • Systematize Korea’s development experiences into compact case studies • Develop teaching materials for Saemaul Movement , Korea’s development model in the 70s Capacity Building Team • Conduct capacity training for policymakers in the developing countries • Collaborate with the World Bank Institute through Korea Knowledge Partnership Program (KKPP)
  24. 24. Development Research and Learning Network Global Development Learning Network Using videoconference and distance learning facilities, • Simultaneously connect hundreds of people around the world to discuss the best development practices • Delivers substantial contents and valuable information with partner institutions K-Developedia • Works as a knowledge gateway to Korea’s development experience • Houses extensive knowledge and case studies on Korea’s economic growth and development issues, as well as information on field experts and development assistance programs in Korea.
  25. 25. VI. Faculty Members of the KDI School
  26. 26. Faculty at the KDI School President HYUN, Oh-Seok Ph.D., Univ. of Pennsylvania Economics
  27. 27. Faculty at the KDI School Dean NAM, Sang-Woo Ph.D., Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Development Economics
  28. 28. Faculty at the KDI School Associate Dean for Planning & External Affairs Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs SOHN, Wook JUNG, Kwon Ph.D., Columbia Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Banking & Finance Marketing
  29. 29. Full-time Faculty BAEK, Jisun CHO, Dongchul CHO, Man Ph. D., Columbia Univ. Ph. D., Univ. of Ph.D., Univ. of Pennsylvania Wisconsin-Madison Industrial Organization / Economics / Applied Microeconomics Macroeconomics / Managerial Science International Finance CHO, Yoon C. CHOI, Changyong CHOI, Tae-Hee Ph.D., Rutgers Univ. Ph.D., Maxwell School, Ph.D., Ohio State Univ. Syracuse University Marketing / Accounting Electronic Commerce International Development / Marketing Public Policy HSU, Victor W. C. HAHM, Sang-Moon HAN, Joong Ho M.Div., Univ. of the Union Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois, Theological Seminary International Finance / Urbana-Champaign Monetary Policy NGO Finance
  30. 30. Full-time Faculty JEONG, Hyeok JUNG, Kwon KANG, Younguck Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois, Ph.D., New York Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago Urbana-Champaign Economic Growth and Development Policy Analysis / Research Methods / Public Finance Marketing KIM, Dong-Young KIM, Jeong-Ho KIM, Ji-Hong Ph.D., MIT Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, Ph.D., UC Berkeley Ann Arbor Public Dispute Resolution / International Business Environmental Planning Urban Economics / Environmental Planning KIM, Taejong LEE, Gina KIM, Joon-Kyung Ph.D., MIT M.A., Yonsei Univ. Ph.D., UC San Diego Public Finance English Language Education Finance, Money & Banking
  31. 31. Full-time Faculty LEE, Jinsoo LEE, Ju-Ho LEE, Seung-Joo Ph.D., Georgia Ph.D., Cornell Univ. D.B.A., Harvard Univ. Institute of Technology Labor Economics Entrepreneurship / Investment / Foreign Direct Investment International Finance LEE, Sung-Joo LEE, Yong S. LIN, Shu-Chin M.A., International Institute Ph.D., Univ. of Colorado, Ph.D., Univ. of Missouri of Public Administration Boulder Macroeconomic Policy / Trade Policy Leadership & Ethics / Development Economics Thesis Writing MOON, Seongwuk NAM, Il-Chong PAIK, Sung-Joon Ph.D., Northwestern Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, Ed.D., Harvard Univ. Ann Arbor Technological Innovation / Education Policy / Strategic Management / Industrial Organization / TVET Managerial Economics Competition Policy
  32. 32. Full-time Faculty PARK, Hun Joo PARK, Jin ROBERTSON, Jeffrey Ph.D., UC Berkeley Ph.D., Univ. of Pennsylvania Ph.D., Australian National Univ. Political Economy / Development Economies / International Relations Government Reform Foreign Affairs / Defense / Security SHIN, Jaeun SHRAGGE, Abraham SOHN, Wook Ph.D., Texas A&M Univ. Ph.D., UC San Diego Ph.D., Columbia Univ. Health Economics Civil Society & Human Capital Banking & Finance WANG, Shun YOO, Jungho YOO, Yoon-Ha Ph. D., Univ. of Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin- British Columbia Madison Ph.D., UCLA Development Economics / International Trade / Macroeconomic Policy / Subjective well-being Economic Development Economic Development YUN, Hai-young YOU, Jong-Il M.Sc., University of London Ph.D., Harvard Univ. Public Policy / Macroeconomics / Public Administration Development Policy
  33. 33. Part-time Faculty AHN, Byung-Joon AHN, Sanghoon AHN, Jinwon Ph.D., Columbia Univ. Ph.D., MIT Ph.D., Indiana Univ. International Relations International Economics/ Economic Development/ Economic Growth Industrial Organization CHANG, Yu-Sang CHUNG, Chong Wook CHOI, Songsu Ph.D., Washington Univ. Ph.D., Yale Univ. Ph.D., MIT Operation Management / Management of Technology Political Economy of China/ Urbanology Comparative Leadership JEONG, Daehee JEONG, Insoo KANG, Dong Soo Ph.D., Texas A&M Univ. Ph.D., State Univ. of Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago New York Financial Economics/ Micro-finance / Macroeconomics Economics / Financial Engineering Public Policy
  34. 34. Part-time Faculty KANG, Moon-Soo KIM, Duol KIM, Jungwook Ph.D., Univ. of Minnesota Ph.D., UCLA Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Money & Finance / Industrial Organization / Macroeconomics Law & Economics Advanced Micro Economics / Auction Theory KIM, Kyong-Dong KIM, Taebong KIM, Yong-Seong Ph.D., Cornell Univ. Ph.D., Duke Univ. Ph.D., Michigan State Univ. Industrial Sociology Labor Economics Macroeconomics KIM, Youngil LEE, Hojun KOH, Young-Sun Ph.D., Ohio State Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin- Ph.D., Stanford Univ. Madison Fiscal and Welfare Contract theory Macro Finance Policies
  35. 35. Part-time Faculty LEE, Kye-Woo LEE, Suk LEE, Young-Ki Ph.D., Michigan State Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Warwick D.B.A., Boston Univ. Development Economics Development Economics/ Finance / Socialist Economy Economics LIM, Wonhyuk MICHELL, Anthony LIM, Young-Jae Ph.D., Cambridge Univ. Ph.D., Stanford Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago International Investment / Economic History / Law & Economics / International Marketing State-owned Competition Policy Enterprise Policy OH, Byungho OH, Hyungna PARK, Hyeon Ph.D., MIT Ph.D., Cornell Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Southern California Real Estate Finance / Applied Microeconomics / Urban Planning Energy/ Environment Urban Planning/ Regional Economics
  36. 36. Part-time Faculty ROH, Keesung SHIM, Sang-Dal SAKAI, Stanley Ph.D., Ohio State Univ. Ph.D., Univ. of Minnesota M.A., Harvard Univ. Economics/ Business Forecast / M&A / Public Finance Macroeconomics Policy / IT Strategy Social Entrepreneurship for Development SONG, Yeongkwan TCHA, Moonjoong WOO, Cheonsik Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago Ph.D., Columbia Univ. International Trade / Development Economics/ International Economics/ Political Economy Applied Microeconomics Economic Theory YEON, Hacheong Ph.D., City Univ. of New York Comparative & Welfare Economics
  37. 37. VII. Applying to the KDI School
  38. 38. Application Process Timetable Application Deadline October 26, 2012 Document Review 1st Week of Nov., 2012 Interview in English 3rd Week of Nov., 2012 Final Announcement Early December, 2012 Admission Requirements Online Application (www.kdischool.ac.kr) Two Recommendation Letters Statement of Purpose English Proficiency Test Scores Academic Transcript for Bachelor’s Degree Employment Verification Certified Copy of Bachelor’s Degree Diploma Two Passport-sized Photos Copy of Passport
  39. 39. New Campus in Saejong City• The Spring 2015 semester will begin at the new campus in Saejong City.
  40. 40. Q&A

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