• About KRIHS
  • Organization

The organization of KRIHS is composed of the Board of Directors, Research Advisory Council, President, Vice-President, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, five divisions, and eighteen centers.

Kwon Kyu Sang /
Planning & Management Division

Tel : 044-960-0670 / Fax : 044-211-4765
Research Areas
urban economics, urban regeneration, regional policy


* 2015 Ph.D. in Geography, Seoul National University
* 2010 M.A. in Geography, Seoul National University
* 2008 B.A. in Geography & Economics, Seoul National University


* 2016~present Associate Reseach Fellow, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS)
* 2015~2016 Postdoctoral researcher, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
* 2009~2011 Researcher, Science and Technology Policy Institute

Major Articles / books / Reports

* Sohn, J., Park, K., Kim, S., and Kwon, K., 2018, Asia through the Lens of Network: A Social Science Perspective, Seoul National University Press. [in Press]
* Kwon, K., 2016, Normative Conceptualization of Urban Network: A Critical Review, Journal of the Korean Urban Geographical Society, 19(2), 263-282.
* Kwon, K., 2016, The Evolution of the World City Network, 2006-2013: The Case of the Organisational Structures in Transnational Corporations, GaWC Research Bulletin 449.
* Hwang, J. T, Kwon, K. and Cho, Y. J., 2015, The implications of discussion of urban informality for street vendor research, Space and Society, 25(3), 55-86.
* Kwon, K., 2013, Spatial Information and Providing Methods in Mobile Pedestrian Navigation for the Visually Impaired, Journal of the Korean Cartographic Association, 13(2), 95-111.
* Kim, Y.C., Lee, H.B. and Kwon, K., 2013, Place-based Credit Advantages as a Factor of Agglomeration Economies: A Case Study of the ‘Jungbu’ Traditional Market in Downtown Seoul, The Geographical Journal of Korea, 47(2), 183-200.

* Lee, W., Kwon, K., Park, S., and Lee, J., 2017, Urban Regeneration Policy of Packaged Style for Urban and Regional Resilience, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS).
* Lee, W., Kim , J., Park, S., Kwon, K., Song, J., and Jung, Y., 2017, A study on outcome evaluation of urban regeneration policy and direction of improvement, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS).
* Kim, Y. C., Lee, H. B. and Kwon, K., 2012, Chapter. 3. The Social and Economic Nature of Dongdaemun Market, in Seoul Museum of History, 2012, Dongdaemun market: Gwangjang, Jungbu, Bangsan, Seoul Museum of History
* Lee, J., Park, D. B., Lim, Y. H., Choo, S. J., Park, E. J., Lee, C. S. and Kwon. K., Kim, B. M., and Yang, H. J., 2016, Evolution and Selection of Agricultural Innovation System: Cross-national Comparative Study, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI).
* Yum, J. H., Jung, H. W., Choi, J. Y., Sohn, J. and Kwon, K., 2012, Lifestyle Analysis of the Poor Using Time Use Survey and Time Geography: Implications for the Community Care Facilities, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) Annual Report, 2012-33.