Korean Innovation Governance Under Lee Myung-Bak – A Critical Analysis of Governmental Actors’ New Division of Labour

  • Margot Schüller
  • Marcus Conlé
  • David Shim


One of the major challenges in the development of South Korea’s innovation system is the search for the institutional structure that most suitably supports the country’s ambitious plans to become one of the leading innovation-driven economies. In particular, this involves the search for a state structure that provides the most effective stimulus for the development of the indigenous innovative capacity within the national innovation system (NIS). In order to align policies and public services to the requirements of an effective system, the structure from which these policies and services emanate has to be adapted accordingly.


Innovation Policy National Innovation System Lead Agency Policy Coherence Public Governance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GIGA Institute of Asian StudiesHamburgGermany
  2. 2.GIGA German Institute of Global and Area StudiesHamburgGermany
  3. 3.Mercator School of ManagementUniversity of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

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