Min Ha Lee is a research associate with KDI’s Global Economy Research Division. Her research focuses on development and industrial policy, sustainable transportation system and regional integration. She recently published “A Critical Review on Regional Integration Process in East Asia,” a paper that is a qualitative extension of her previous work on East Asian regional integration.
Between 2007 and 2010, Min Ha was involved in various research projects conducted by Korean government bodies such as its Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the National Center for APEC (Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Studies and the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. During this time, she also served as national contact point (project manager) for the Asia-Europe Meeting (2007) and APEC (2009). Prior to her public-sector work
experience as a researcher, Min Ha was a strategic planner at LG Chem, the leading chemical company in Korea.
Min Ha has an M.A. with honours in international studies (international commerce) from Seoul National University and a B.Sc with honours in chemistry with management from Imperial College, London.