Bradley O. Babson

Bradley O. Babson is a consultant on Asian affairs with a focus on Korea and Northeast Asia economic cooperation. He is retired from a career at the World Bank, with a concentration in East Asia. In the early 1990s he worked on the opening up of Vietnam and was the first World Bank Resident Representative in Hanoi, and since 1997 has studied the North Korean economy and written extensively on economic perspectives on the integration of North Korea into the international community.

Mr. Babson is the former Chairman of the DPRK Economic Forum at the US-Korea Institute at SAIS, and a member of the Advisory Council of the Korea Economic Institute of America and Steering Committee of the National Committee for North Korea.