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Yong J. Yoon

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Yong J. Yoon

Yong J. Yoon is an economist at George Mason University and senior research scholar at the Center for Study of Public Choice. He received his Ph.D. degree from Northwestern Uni­versity’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management; he also earned a Ph.D. degree in mathematics. He authored with James Buchanan The Return to Increasing Returns (University of Michi­gan Press, 1994) and Individualism and Political Disorder (Edward Elgar, 2015). His research examines the moral psychology of individualism, moral community, and political disorder. His current interest includes innovations in politics and commerce in East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea) during the transformative period, 1850–present, in response to the Western challenge. His email is yyoon@​gmu.edu.