Dr. Kahee Jo
Institute of Korean Studies
Freie Universität Berlin
PostDoc Research Fellow
Dr Kahee Jo is a postdoc researcher at the Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. Her research focuses on identifying the pathway from industrial development to political change. She particularly pays attention to business power and industrial policymaking and recently received her doctoral degree in development politics at King’s College London with a thesis titled “Business Structural Power of Big Business in Green Industrial Policy: the making of a green car coalition in South Korea”. Kahee continues to ask about the change of state-business relations in the rise of new industries with a special interest in North and South East Asia.
Kang, Nahee and Kahee Jo (2021) “State-Business Relations in Flux: Capturing the Structural Power of Business in South Korea’s Green Industrial Policy”. Journal of Contemporary Asia 51 (5). https://doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2021.1915362
Jo, Kahee. “Who Drives the Green Shift? Big business-led EV policymaking and systemic marginalisation of auto-suppliers in South Korea”. (work in progress for a special journal issue accepted by the Extractive Industries and Society)