Kwon, O. Yul 1936-
KWON, O. Yul 1936-
Born March 5, 1936, in Masan, Korea; son of Yung Bok (a farmer) and Deok Seo (a farmer; maiden name, Lee) Kwon; married June 18, 1966; wife's name Joanne K. J. (a pharmacist); children: Janice, Brian. Ethnicity: "Korean." Education: Seoul National University, B.Comm., 1962; McMaster University, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1972. Hobbies and other interests: "Jogging, half-marathon, golf."
Home—10-14 Barrett St., Robertson, Queensland 4109, Australia. Office—Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd., Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia. E-mail—[email protected]
Bank of Korea, Seoul, economist, 1962-64; McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, instructor, 1968-69; Canadian Department of Finance, Ottawa, Ontario, tax policy officer, 1971-75; University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, began as associate professor, became professor, 1975-95; Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, professor, 1996—. Net Five Telecom, vice president, 1991-95; Korea Exchange Bank of Canada, member of board of directors, 1992-95. Saskatchewan Securities Commission, member, 1981-83; Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, member of board of directors, 1993-95.
Academy of International Business, American Economic Association.
Award for best paper, Canadian Agricultural Economic Association, 1981; Korean National Award for Scholastic Achievements, Korea Times (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1982; award of merit, Korean Prime Minister Shing Young Rho, 1986.
The Korean Mineral Market: Opportunities and Marketing Strategies for Canada, Yul Kwon Centre for Resources Studies (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), 1987.
(Editor) International Privatization: Global Trends, Policies, Processes, and Experiences, Institute for Saskatchewan Enterprise (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada), 1990.
Korea's Mineral Trade with China and Russia: Challenges for Canada, Yul Kwon Centre for Resources Studies (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), 1994.
(Editor, with W. Shepherd) Korea's Economic Prospects: From Financial Crisis to Prosperity, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2001.
(With Inshik Oh) Korean Direct Investment in Australia: Issues and Prospects, Australian Centre for Korean Studies (Nathan, Queensland, Australia), 2001.
(Editor, with Sung-Hee Jwa and Kyung-Tae Lee) Korea's New Economic Strategy in the Globalization Era, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2003.
Australian Direct Investment in Korea: Issues and Prospects, Australian Centre for Korean Studies (Nathan, Queensland, Australia), 2003.
Author of column for Hoju Donga Daily (Sydney, Australia). Contributor to periodicals.