This roundtable will assess the first year in office of the Moon Jae-in administration in South Korea. It will examine the government’s progress on issues of economic reform and corporate governance, including limiting corruption and enhancing the transparency of the country’s chaebol. It will also consider political representation, government legitimacy and participatory politics in the context of the 2016-17 Candlelight Protests, including the impact of the Internet and social media.
Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Hae-Won Jun, Associate Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Korea National Diplomatic Academy
Woosik Moon, Professor of International Finance, Seoul National University