The issues that will be shaping events on the Korean Peninsula in 2015. [Read More]
Happy Korean American Day! This year, KEI honored four leaders in sports. [Read More]
Korea, India, Park Geun-hye, Modi
Recent meetings were important to quickly connect the Park Geun-hye administration with the new leadership in India under Prime Minister Modi. [Read More]
KEI President Donald Manzullo is the second recipient of the Korean American Friendship Award. The first recipient was Ambassador Sung Kim. [Read More]
Alexandre Mansourov, KEI, North Korea, Cyber Warfare, Sony Hack
Read the paper by Alexandre Mansourov on how to handle North Korea's cyber warfare capabilities. [Read More]

Spotlight (KEI News)

January 26, 2015

For another year in a row, KEI is featured in the UPenn Global Go To Think Tank Index Report...

January 26, 2015

On January 13, 2015 KEI hosted its eighth annual Korean American Day celebration. Below are a sample of articles on the program:



January 14, 2015

The Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) hosted its eighth annual Korean American Day celebration, a high-level gathering of public and private sector leaders from across the United States on...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

September 16, 2014
With the recent retirement by Yi So-yeon, South Korea’s remaining astronaut, many have turned attention to Korea, wondering whether there is a future for its space program. According to Daniel...
September 02, 2014

Since the famine of the 1990s, North Korea has continued to face periods of chronic food shortages. However, the humanitarian needs of the people in North Korea extend beyond the...
August 08, 2014
North Korea has engaged in various forms of economic reforms and marketization attempts such as establishing Special Economic Zones and obtaining Foreign Direct Investment. Yet, many of North...
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The Peninsula Blog

January 28, 2015

By Mark Tokola, Troy Stangarone, and Nicholas Hamisevicz Last year saw a series of significant events on the Korean peninsula. On the economic front, South Korea concluded free trade agreements with...

January 22, 2015

By Mark Tokola On Wednesday, January 21, four Korean workers were crushed to death at the Geochung Shipbuilding Company in Busan when the operator’s cabin broke away from a 40-ton crane.  A police...

January 21, 2015

By Andrew Haggard The casual observer may be perplexed by the recent headlines of supposed North Korean hackers effectively bringing Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer systems to its knees.  How...

January 20, 2015

By Mark Tokola One thing everyone knows about North Korea is that it is isolated.  Visits to the DPRK are controlled and monitored.  Few North Koreans are allowed to travel abroad and then only for...


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