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Lee Jong-Wha

For Lee Jong-Wha's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jul 20, 2015

Asia's view of the Greek crisis

Perhaps Greece should look to Asia for proof that, by taking responsibility for its own destiny, a country can emerge stronger from even the most difficult trials.

Jan 28, 2015

Starting South Korea's new growth engines

With a new economic strategy that nurtures more diversified sources of growth, while reducing the country's excessive reliance on exports and large enterprises, South Korea can reinvigorate and sustain strong growth.

Sep 29, 2014

Closing the education gap

The ability to use new technologies to build borderless networks among schools offer opportunities for students in low-income countries to learn from teachers in advanced countries — and vice versa.

Jul 28, 2014

Growth India can live with

India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, seems committed to boosting India's competitiveness by improving its business climate. What his plan lacks, though, is a strong focus on expanding labor-intensive industries.