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Taehyun Ryu

South Korea


  • PhD Candidate in Economics (ANU), 2018 - present (proposed submission in June 2021)

  • Master of Economics (University of Melbourne), 2015

  • M.A. in International Development (Korea University), 2011

Contact details

Taehyun is currently a PhD student at Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU. His research focuses on the relationship between institutions and development and the effects of economic policies on developing economies, especially on implications for the countries at transition stages.

Fields of Interest

  • Development Economics: Institutions and State-building

  • Institutional Economics

  • Public Economics: Policy Design and Analysis

  • International Trade

  • Transition Countries and Transition Strategies

PhD programme


Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Institutions, Government, and Development

Topic description




Scholarships and fellowships

  • Australian Government Research Training Program Domestic Scholarship

  • Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (Masters) from Australian Government

  • Regional Expert Training Program Scholarship (East Asia) from Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Employment history

  • Teaching Assistant (Tutor), Australian National University (Canberra, Australia): Jul. 2019 – Nov. 2020

  • Research Assistant, The University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia): Mar. 2016 – Dec. 2018

  • Research Analyst, Korea Institute of Public Finance (Seoul, Korea): Feb. 2011 – Jan. 2014

  • Intern, United Nations ESCAP (Bangkok, Thailand): Jul. 2009 – Aug. 2009

  • Program Coordinator, World Together Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): Mar. 2007 – Mar. 2008

  • Company Commander (First Lieutenant), Republic of Korea Air Force: Oct. 2003 – Jan. 2007

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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