Jong-wha Lee

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

Commentary / World Jul 24, 2009

Will Asia's economic recovery lead the way?

MANILA — The latest economic indicators from the world's advanced economies remain mixed. There are some signs of stabilization — industrial output and consumer spending are, for example, falling much more slowly than they were, but stabilization does not mean imminent recovery. A decline ...

Commentary / World Apr 6, 2009

Rebalancing Asia's economies

MANILA — Today's global economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression, and developing Asia is being hit much harder than initially thought. It's now time — in fact it is an opportunity — to rebalance our recent rapid economic growth to help ...