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Department of Civil Economy Research

The Department of Civil Economy Research carries out studies on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME), which account for the majority of Seoul’s economy, small businesses, and self-employed, to contribute to building a healthy business ecosystem. Researchers of the department formulate employment policies to create jobs and industrial polices to drive economic growth.


Seoul Economic Bulletin

This monthly magazine analyses various economic issues and trends of Seoul. It provides convenience for business activities and is used as a basis for establishment of industrial policies.

Research Areas

Industrial Policy

  • Strategic industry and SME policies
  • Traditional markets and store-related policies
  • Industrial location management

Employment Policy

  • Promotion of social enterprises and community businesses
  • Public job management strategies
  • Employment zone and employment service policies

Economic Policy

  • Analysis of and forecast for Seoul's economic trend
  • Analysis of business and consumer sentiment

Tourism Policy

  • Tourism infrastructure-related policies
  • Tourism program and service policies

Position Name Research Area Phone E-mail
Director/Research Fellow Eunjoo Oh Regional economic development, S&T policy +82-2-2149-1037 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Senior Research Fellow Hee-Seok Park Macroeconomics, Econometrics +82-2-2149-1227 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Senior Research Fellow Byeong-Sun Jeong Urban Industrial Policy, Goverancne, Stragety Development +82-2-2149-1223 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Senior Research Fellow Dal-Ho Cho Macroeconomics, Research & Development(R&D) +82-2-2149-1233 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Senior Research Fellow Bong Choi Industrial Policy, Innovation Strategy, Digital Industry +82-2-2149-1059 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Research Fellow Mook-Han Kim Urban Planning & Public Policy +82-2-2149-1248 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Research Fellow Jaeuk Ju Applied Economics, ICT, Social Entrepreneurship +82-2-2149-1212 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Associate Research Fellow Kim, Jinha Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics +82-2-2149-1307 이메일 보내기 아이콘