Beom-sik Yoon is currently a visiting scholar researcher at CEFA. He has been employed as a senior deputy director in the Ministry of Strategy and Finance in Korea, since 2002. His responsibilities include budget analyses and forecasting relating to: welfare, healthcare, industry, energy, agriculture, and tax revenue. He is well versed in economics, accounting and public administration. His primary research area of interest is in the fiscal management system of the U.S. central and local government. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in statistics from Korea University. Mr. Yoon will be conducting economic research at CEFA from September 2014 to December 2015.