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Yong Kwon

Longtime writer on international relations, political economy, geopolitics, and history of Asia-Pacific and Eurasia. Lived, studied, and/or worked in Seoul, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Washington D.C., Cairo, Budapest, London, and a few more places. Master's candidate in economic history at the London School of Economics. Follow me on twitter at (@ykwon88)

General Information

Name:
Yong Kwon
Fool Since:
July 29 2012

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
George Washington University, American University in Cairo, Central European University, London School of Economics

Interests

My Interests:
Economic history, international relations, political economy, energy policy, monetary policy, international financial institutions, economics of war, economics of late-development, political economy of globalization, history of hydrocarbon competition
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Winston Churchill, John Maynard Keynes, Shigeru Yoshida, Paul Volcker, Ha Joon Chang
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Sushi, street food, Tex-Mex, Indian
Favorite Movies:
Cranes were Flying, Bicycle Thieves
Favorite Board Games:
Diplomacy, Setters of Catan
Great Books Read Recently:
Death and a Penguin, Japan Prepares for Total War, Wages of Destruction
Book Currently Reading:
Mahabharata

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