Building a Creative Economy in South Korea

Date & Time: 
Wed, 12/18/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Building a Creative Economy in South Korea
Korea Economic Institute
1800 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Sean Connell | Fellow at East-West Center
Moderator: Troy Stangarone | Senior Director at Korea Economic Institute of America

On December 18, Sean Connell of East-West Center presented his paper on the Park Geun-hye administration’s efforts to define and develop a “creative economy,” as well as analyzed the broader economic context in South Korea and its implications for this agenda.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has made developing a “creative economy” the central component of her administration’s economic policy agenda. This reflects deepening recognition in South Korea of the importance of innovation for the country’s future economic growth amid rising social inequities and demographic trends. 

To read the publication, please click here.

Please find below the video from the program: