Lee-Jay Cho

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Emeritus Scholar
ChoL [at] EastWestCenter.org
Phone: 
808-944-7440
Fax: 
808-944-7446
Education: 
PhD, sociology, University of Chicago; Doctorate in Economics, Keio University, Japan; Doctorate in Demography, Tokyo University
Area of Expertise: 

Regional economic cooperation in Northeast Asia; Globalization and institutional development; Population policy and demography

Research Interests
· Regional economic cooperation in Northeast Asia.
· Globalization and institutional development.
· Population policy and demography.

Former EWC executive vice president and president pro tem; former director of the EWC Population Institute. In the 1960s and 1970s, Cho was an advisor to the governments of Malaysia and the Republic of Korea on population, human resources, and urban issues. PhD in sociology, University of Chicago; doctorate in economics, Keio University; doctorate in demography, University of Tokyo; honorary doctorate, Russian Academy of Sciences, Far Eastern Branch.