Articles by Sung-Young Kim

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Sung-Young Kim was until recently Lecturer in Politics & International Relations, School of Social Sciences at The University of Auckland. His research is in international political economy and more specifically on the roles of public and private actors in the creation of global high-technology industries in East Asia. He is particularly interested in the sources of state capacity for the promotion of new technological products, systems, and innovations. His work has focused on the roles of “developmental states” in building industries related to Information and Communication Technologies and Renewable Energy Technologies. His articles include “Transitioning from Fast-Follower to Innovator” Review of International Political Economy, 2012, 19(1); “The Politics of Technological Upgrading in South Korea” New Political Economy, 2012, 17(3); “The Rise of East Asia’s Global Companies” Global Policy, 2013, 4(2); and “Developmental Environmentalism” (with E. Thurbon) Politics & Society, 2015, 43(2).