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YongKil Cho

YongKil Cho

Visiting Scholar, 2006 - 2007

Yongkil Cho has been an Associate Professor of Policy Studies at Sakushin Gakuin University since 2000 and taught also at School of Education, Utsunomiya National University in Japan. He is a visiting scholar at Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University in 2006-2007. Before joining Sakushin Gakuin University, he worked for Hansol PCS(merged with KTF: Korean Telecom Freetel, the second wireless carrier in Korea) as a Director of Strategic Planning, and NCA(National Computerization Agency) as a Director, and KISDI(Korea Information Society Development Institute) as Research Staff. NCA and KISDI are governmental think tanks on IT and telecom policies in Korea. At the time of serving on NCA, he was deeply involved in planning and launching of Broadband Internet as a member of Korean government task force team.

He has conducted research projects in the area of telecommunication policy, with emphasis on demand forecasting, regulation and broadband policy as well as on comparative study between Japan and Korea. More recently he has been interested in Media Concentration and Network neutrality. He has published several books (Co-author) and articles in various journals. His publications include:

  • The Foundation of Public Policy
  • The Anatomy of Telecommunication Policies: Social Engineering Approach
  • Policy Making based on the Data Analysis
  • Universal Service Obligations and Broadband
  • Consideration for Primary Factor of Broadband Diffusion: Case of Korea and Japan
  • An Analysis of Key Success Factor for Korean Broadband Access Policy
  • Regional Breakup, Local Competition and Universal Service
  • Fundamental Study for Information Infrastructure in Rural Area
  • The Effect of Mobile Price to the Saturation Point
  • The Measure of Economic Effect for National Information Infrastructure
  • Analysis of Telecommunications Demand Structure and Policy Implication
  • Economic Welfare Analysis of Telecommunications Market
  • Critical Mass and Telecom Policies in the Developing Countries
  • A Strategy of Telecom Network Maintenance based on Critical Mass
  • He is a member of Public Utilities Society, and Tele-Information Society in Japan. He is a member of CIRIEC(Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche et d'Information sur les Entreprises Collectives), Japan Society of Research and Information on Public and Co-operative Economy, and served on Tochigi Policy Assessment Committee of MIAC (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan). He received B.A. and M.A. (Economics) from Busan National University in Korea, and Ph.D. (Social Engineering) from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. He is married and has three children.

    Events

    April 28th 2014

    Mobile Money and Virtual Currency as Payment Systems for Clouds

     

    June 20th, 2014

    Vickrey Auctions for Spectrum: The Track Record at Columbia University

     

    September 19th 2014

    State of Telecom
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