In understanding its role and responsibility as a leading economic think tank, Korea Development Institute (KDI) will strive to set new targets for Korea to achieve greater prosperity. With its eyes on the economic horizon, KDI will focus on research activity that can provide vision and direction for greater prosperity. In doing so, KDI will answer the need for growth models suited to the ever-changing domestic and international environments.

Mission: KDI will uphold its mission to make substantive contributions to the government and society as well as to the public and private sectors by providing timely and effective policy alternatives. By continuously executing the mission, KDI will propose policy recommendations that will become the core foundation for the nation’s economic growth. In addition, KDI will maximize its organizational capacity to become an international policy institute that serves as a compass for economic policymakers.