Jong-Wha Lee

Economics Department
Korea University
Anamdong 5-1, Sungbuk-Ku,
Seoul 136-701, Korea
Tel: +82 2 3290 2216
Fax: +82 2 928 4948

E-Mail: jongwha@korea.ac.kr
Institutional Affiliations: Korea University and Korea University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2010Comment on "The Demographic Transition and Economic Growth in the Pacific Rim"
in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, Takatoshi Ito and Andrew Rose, editors
April 2010A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950-2010
with Robert J. Barro: w15902

Published: Barro, Robert J. & Lee, Jong Wha, 2013. "A new data set of educational attainment in the world, 1950–2010," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 184-198. citation courtesy of

January 2003Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia
with Yung Chul Park
in Managing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets, Michael P. Dooley and Jeffrey A. Frankel, editors
May 2002IMF Programs: Who is Chosen and What Are the Effects?
with Robert J. Barro: w8951

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Jong-Wha Lee. "IMF Programs: Who Is Chosen And What Are The Effects?," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2005, v52(7,Oct), 1245-1269. citation courtesy of

July 2001Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia
with Yung Chul Park: w8373
September 2000International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications
with Robert J. Barro: w7911

Published: Barro, Robert J. and Jong-Wha Lee. "International Data On Educational Attainment: Updates And Implications," Oxford Economic Papers, 2001, v53(3,Jul), 541-563. citation courtesy of

September 1997Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries
with Robert J. Barro: w6198

Published: Lee, Jong-Wha and Robert J. Barro. "Schooling Quality In A Cross-Section Of Countries," Economica, 2001, v68(271,Nov), 465-488. citation courtesy of

March 1995Government Interventions and Productivity Growth in Korean ManufacturingIndustries

Published: Published as "Government Interventions and Productivity Growth", JEG, Vol. 1, no. 3 (September 1996): 391-414.

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?
with Eduardo Borensztein, Jose De Gregorio: w5057

Published: Borensztein, E., J. De Gregorio and J. W. Lee. "How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?," Journal of International Economics, 1998, v45(1,Jun), 115-135. citation courtesy of

July 1994Trade Barriers and Trade Flows across Countries and Industries
with Phillip Swagel: w4799

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, no. 3 (August 1997): 372-382. citation courtesy of

April 1994Capital Goods Imports and Long-Run Growth

Published: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 48, no. 1 (1995): 91-110. citation courtesy of

April 1993Losers and Winners in Economic Growth
with Robert J. Barro: w4341


  • Bruno, Michael and Boris Pleskovic (eds.) Proceedings of the World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics, 1993: Supplement to The World Bank Economic Review and The World Bank Research Observer. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1994. pp. 267-314
  • Robert J. Barro & Jong-Wha Lee, 1993. "Losers and Winners in Economic Growth," The World Bank Economic Review, vol 7(suppl 1), pages 267-298.

International Comparisons of Educational Attainment
with Robert J. Barro: w4349

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 32, no. 3 (1993): 363-394. citation courtesy of

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