2017 Forum programme

DukHee Lee
 DukHee Lee

Professor, School of Business and Technology Management
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Korea, Republic of


Duk Hee Lee is professor at School of Business and Technology Management and also Head of Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management, director of Future Management Research Institute, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Hisresearch areas are network and complex economics, innovation ecosystems, and ICT economics and policy. He is a rigorous, integrative researcher to bridge other fields to economic issues. He investigated the fitness of network science combined with econometric methods like social network analysis, system dynamics, agent-based model with the tasks in the economy. And he analyzed the mechanism behind market dynamics such as the direct interdependence among economic agents, irrational behaviors, and the non-reductive phenomena between micro and macro economies.

He has authored 53 papers in scientific journals, 90 conference papers, and 24 books. His publication list includes many important papers that were published in high profile journals such as Journal of Simulation, Management Decision, Computational Economics, Scientometrics, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Telecommunications Policy, Information Society, and so on. Prof. Lee is a team leader of Social Science Korea Project funded by National Research Foundation of Korea. He has engaged in establishing and organizing domestic and overseas academic societies. He organized the Big Data inEconomics, Science, and Technology (BEST) conference together with colleagues from Kyoto University, Boston University, and Hyogo University. He has also participated in the establishment of the Korea Academy of Complexity Studies and now serve as an executive board member. He received the Ph.D. degree in Economics at the State University of New York (Buffalo).