Jae W. Chung (Jae Wan Chung) is a Professor Emeritus of Economics at George Mason University. He received his bachelor's degree in Commerce from Seoul National University and Ph.D. in Economics from New York University (1972), and began subsequently to teach at GMU. He also taught at Seoul National University as a visiting professor and served on the faculty of the University of Suwon in Korea. He held a position at the Bank of Korea, served as a consultant of the World Bank and the Inter-American Defense College, and served also as a senior visiting research fellow of the International Economic Institute and a research advisor of International Economic Policy Institute in Korea. His areas of specialization in research include international trade and finance, open economy macroeconomics, and applied microeconomics. He is the author of numerous articles published widely in professional journals, including Review of Economics and Statistics and Southern Economic Journal, and Kyklos (as coauthor). He is the author of books, Utility and Production Functions: Theory and Applications (Blackwell Publishers, 1994), The Political Economy of International Trade: U.S. Trade Law, Policy, and Social Cost (Lexington Books, 2006), and Global Economic Disparity: A Dynamic Force in Geoeconomic Competition of Superpowers (Lexington Book, 2015).