Korea Chapter

Dec. 11, 2020

The Future of Mobile Ecosystems: Enabling a Choice for Market Players & Consumers in Korea

The issue of “Choice” as an indicator of consumer welfare and effective competition has gained traction as the Digital Economy and its special dynamics increasingly touch on more and more aspects of our daily lives. The powerful effects of economies of scale, low or negligible costs and the momentum of network effects has led to what many perceive as excessive concentration in digital ecosystems, with Mobile technologies being among the most salient and impactful. Our panel of experts looked at the particular case of Korea, which ranks among the most committed adopters of mobile and digital technologies, hoping to learn from the country’s experience, as well as determine existing challenges and possible solutions.

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Yong Lim

Co-Director, Seoul National University AI Policy Initiative

Kyung Sin Park

Founder & Executive Director, Open Net Korea

Jinyul Ju

Professor, Pusan National University, Korea

Haksoo Ko

Professor of Law & Director, Center for Law and Economic Studies, Seoul National University

Moderator: Hwang Lee

Professor, Korea University School of Law

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