So Young Kim

KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology)
Graduate School of Science & Technology Policy

291 Daehak-ro
Graduate School of Science & Technology Policy, KAIST
Daejeon, Daejeon
Republic of Korea
305-701
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My research interests lie in two areas: (1) science & technology policy (government R&D funding & evaluation, science and democracy, basic research policy, big science, S&T workforce), (2) energy and environmental policy (climate change, sustainability, renewable energy policy).

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Kim, So Young. 2017. “The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Triple Helix,” Helices 6 (2): 8-11
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Sun, Inkyoung, and So Young Kim. 2017. "Energy R&D towards Sustainability: A Panel Analysis of Government Budget for Energy R&D in OECD Countries 1974-2012." Sustainability 9 (4): 617-636
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Jang, Youngsun, Yongjoo Ko, and So Young Kim. 2016. "Cultural Correlates of National Innovative Capacity: A Cross-national Analysis of National Culture and Innovation Rates." Journal of Open Innovation, Technology, Market and Complexity
DOI: 10.1186/s40852-016-0048-6
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Kim, So Young. 2015. "Current Status of Women in the National R&D Programs and Policy Recommendations." Policy Report. Korea Advanced Center for Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology.
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Lee, Dongman, and So Young Kim. 2015. "Technology and Policy for Preventing Smart Media Overindulgences." Issue Report. National Information Society Agency
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Park, Buhm Soon, and So Young Kim. (eds.) 2015. Science and Technology Policy: Theories and Issues, Hanul Publishing Company [in Korean]
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Park, Joo Sang, and So Young Kim. 2015. "Rivalry between the US and Europe in International Standardization Activities: The Case of JTC1/SC31/WG7," Journal of Technology Innovation 23 (3):201-223.
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Kim, So Young. 2014. "Government R&D Funding in Economic Downturns: Testing the Varieties of Capitalism Conjecture." Science and Public Policy 41 (1):107-118.
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Kim, So Young and Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias. 2014. "Cross-National Public Opinion on Climate Change: The Effects of Affluence and Vulnerability." Global Environmental Politics 14 (1):79-106.
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Kim, So Young. 2013. "Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Identifying Strategic Research Areas in Basic Research." Policy Report. Korea National Research Foundation.
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Kim, So Young. 2013. "Valuing Challenges and Measuring Social Impacts of Public R&D Programs." Policy Report. Korea Institute for Science & Technology Evaluation and Planning.
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Kim, So Young. 2013. “Incorporating Ex-Ante Risk in Evaluating Public R&D Programs: A Counterfactual Analysis of the Korean Case.” STI Policy Review 4 (2):41-54.
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Kim, So Young. 2012. “Technological Kuznets Curve? Technology, Inequality and Government Policy.” Asian Research Policy 3 (1): 33-49.
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Kim, So Young and Russell Jeung. 2012. “Asian Americans, Religion, and the 2008 Presidential Election.” Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism. Gaston Espinosa ed. Routledge.
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Kim, So Young. 2011. “Public Perceptions of Climate Change and Support for Climate Policies in Asia: Evidence from Recent Polls.” Journal of Asian Studies 70 (2): 1-13.
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Kim, So Young. 2010. “Ministry of the Environment,” “Ministry of Science & Technology,” “Nanotechnology Promotion Act of 2002,” “National Nanotechnology Development Plan,” and “South Korea." Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Society David Guston ed. Sage Publications.
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Kim, So Young. 2010. “Do Asian Values Exist? Empirical Tests of the Four Dimensions of Asian Values.” Journal of East Asian Studies 10 (2): 315-44.
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Kim, So Young. 2008. “Asian Americans, Religion, and the American Presidency.” Religion, Race, Pluralism & the Presidency edited by Gaston Espinosa, Rowman & Littlefield.
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Kim, So Young. 2007. “Openness, External Risk, and Volatility: Implications for the Compensation Hypothesis.” International Organization 61 (1):181-216.
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Kim, So Young. 2006. “Globalization and Perceptions of Economic Insecurity.” Journal of International and Area Studies 13 (2):37-53.

Substantive Focus:
Energy and Natural Resource Policy
Environmental Policy
International Relations SECONDARY
Science and Technology Policy PRIMARY
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation
Policy Analysis and Evaluation PRIMARY
Public Opinion SECONDARY

Keywords

R&D POLICY EVALUATION GOVERNMENT SPENDING EMERGING TECHNOLOGY NANOTECHNOLOGY SCIENCE AND DEMOCRACY CLIMATE CHANGE RENEWABLE ENERGY PUBLIC OPINION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE BASIC RESEARCH BIG SCIENCE SCIENCE WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE SCIENCE DEMOCRACY WOMEN IN SCIENCE GENDERED INNOVATION TRIPLE HELIX