The impact of KORUS (Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement) on American business
Mr. Stangarone joined the Korea Economic Institute (KEI) as the Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade in December 2005. Mr. Stangarone is responsible for maintaining active relations with Capitol Hill and the broader Washington, DC trade community. He serves as KEI’s specialist on the U.S.-Korea FTA, while overseeing development and implementation of FTA and other trade related initiatives by KEI.
Each month, Mr. Stangarone writes the FTA Update and Policy Perspective columns for KEI’s Korea Insight. In addition to his column on the FTA in Korea Insight, he has written on the FTA for the Seattle Times, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the East-West Center's Asia Pacific Bulletin, CSIS Pac Forum’s Issues and Insights, the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy, the Korea Herald, Korea Policy Review, and the KEI Exchange, and his comments on the FTA and other trade issues have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Politico, Reuters, UPI, CQ Today, Chosun Ilbo, Donga Ilbo, JoongAng Daily, Yonhap News Service and the Seoul Shinmun. He has also appeared on KBS News, The Morning Show and The Evening Show on eTBS radio, and the International Business Report to discuss the FTA, along with Voice of America’s Issues and Opinions to discuss policy matters related to Korea and Northeast Asia.
Prior to joining KEI, Mr. Stangarone worked on Capitol Hill for Senator Robert Torricelli on issues relating to foreign affairs and trade. He also served as an aide to Governor James McGreevey of New Jersey. He holds an MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Memphis.
Stangarone, Troy, "The impact of KORUS (Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement) on American business" (2011). Y.B. Min Lecture Series. 23.