Currently the President of Korea Development Institute (KDI) and KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Jeong Pyo Choi served as Dean of the College of Economics & Commerce at Konkuk University and six years as the Non-standing Commissioner of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC). He was also an assistant professor at Washington & Jefferson College; visiting professor at The University of Tokyo and; an economics professor at Konkuk University.
Dr. Choi received his Ph.D. in economics from State University of New York at Binghamton and B.A. in economics from Sung Kyung Kwan University. His research encompasses industrial organization, economics of regulation and international trade and finance.