Byoung-Joo Kim is a professor in International Relations and Political Science in KDI School of Public Policy and Management. He received his B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Ph.D. in Political Science (International Political Economy) from M.I.T. Starting his research career at Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, Byoung-Joo Kim has served as Policy Counsellor & Special Assistant to Korea’s Trade Ministers, and External Affairs Director at the Washington DC office of Korea International Trade Association. He also has been the Chief Executive of Kim, Lee & Partners.