Young Rok Cheong

Young Rok Cheong (1958) is associate professor at the School of International and Area Studies of the Seoul National University since March 2001. Since May 2000, he represents the Korea-China Economic Forum, a non-profit private organisation promoting academic and business exchanges between the two countries. In 1990 he joined the Korean Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) as research fellow.

From 1998 to 2001 he was assistant professor at Yonsei University in Seoul. From 2001 to 2002 he served as the fourth president of the Korean Association for Contemporary Chinese Studies. His research topics focus on economic integration in North-East Asian and Banking Reform in China.