Bachelor in Economics, Seoul National University, 1982. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1984. Master of Business Administration, European Institute Business Administration, Fontainbleau, France, 1985.
Master of Philosophy in Economics, Oxford (England) University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Oxford (England) University, 1990.
Researcher, Korean National Assembly, Seoul, 1982; researcher, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985, 86; researcher, European Institute Business Administration, 1985; lecturer economics, University of Oxford, since 1989; guest speaker Templeton College, University of Oxford, since 1989. Consultant Oxford Analytica, since 1989. Visiting professor U. Bologna, Italy, summers 1988, 89.
Married Kye Young, June 1, 1991.