The Korea Economic Institute periodically commissions year-long studies by prominent scholars on important issues that impact U.S.-Korea relations. Past reports include:
- 2003: Arthur Alexander, Korea's Capital Investment: Returns at the Level of the Economy, Industry, and Firm
- 2005: Kent Calder, Korea’s Energy Insecurities: Comparative and Regional Perspectives
- 2007: Kozo Kiyota and Robert Stern, Economic Effects of a Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
- 2009: Thomas D. Willett, The Global Crisis and Korea's International Financial Policies
- 2015: Fred McGoldrick, The New Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Agreement Between South Korea and the United States: From Dependence to Parity
For all available Special Studies, click here.
These ad hoc studies are conducted by invitation only and not necessarily done every year.