Head of Korea Desk, OECD and Former Staff Economist, Council of Economic Advisers
Prior to joining the OECD, Randall Jones worked for five years in Washington; Staff Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers (1984-85), Vice President and Senior Economist at the Japan Economic Institute (1985-87), and International Economist, Planning and Economic Analysis Staff, US Department of State (1987-89). Since joining the OECD’s Economics Department in 1989, Dr. Jones has worked on Ireland and the Slovak Republic, in addition to Korea and Japan. In 2002, he became head of the Japan/Korea Desk. Dr. Jones has written all 15 OECD Economic Surveys of Korea and 13 OECD Economic Surveys of Japan, in addition to other publications.