Comment on Schüller, Conlé, Shim

  • Eunsook Yang


The need to stay part of a globalized society makes restructuring national innovation policy an appropriate undertaking for the Lee Myung-bak administration. The paper, “Innovation Policy under Lee Myung-bak: A Critical Analysis of Governmental Actor’s New Division of Labour” provides a thorough and descriptive introduction to fieldwork with a very up-to-date analysis of recent developments. The South Korean government’s restructuring policy is very appealing to foreign firms and the world of academia. Detailed descriptions on how to set up priorities under the new structure and how these goals can be achieved methodologically are of major interest. However, the limitations mentioned primarily on two resources, financing (the budget) and personnel could be extended more. Finally, bearing in mind that we are living in a globalized society with active commercial exchanges, it is important to identify the trends in this administration’s restructuring policy and how foreign countries and firms can benefit from them.


Foreign Direct Investment Innovation Policy Filial Piety External Debt Foreign Exchange Reserve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Complutense University of MadridMadridSpain

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