Euijin Jung, Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellow since March 2018, joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics as a research analyst in January 2015. Jung works with Reginald Jones Senior Fellow Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Senior Fellow Jeffrey J. Schott, and Research Fellow Barbara Kotschwar on international trade. Her previous experience in trade analysis includes participating in an Asian Development Bank project on food and energy imports in the Pacific Islands. She received her master’s degree in international affairs from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) at the University of California, San Diego in 2014 and from the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) at Yonsei University in 2012. She worked at the SK Research Institute in South Korea, where she analyzed economic and trade trends of North Korea. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. She is a native speaker of Korean.
The Peterson Institute is grateful to the Eranda Rothschild Foundation for their support in establishing a junior fellowship program at the Institute that is designed to give men and women who are at an early stage of their careers the opportunity to work in an intellectually challenging, highly collaborative, and policy relevant environment, alongside some of the world’s leading economists. The Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellowship is awarded annually to outstanding young economists who have demonstrated exceptional talents in and enthusiasm for the study of economic policy.