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U.S. President Obama and South Korean President Lee held their third summit meeting on November 19 in Seoul. Thousands of Koreans lined the streets of downtown Seoul to welcome Obama on his...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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For the first time in a decade the leaders of the United States and Korea held an amiable summit meeting. The meetings between presidents Clinton and Kim Dae-jung were cordial, as they ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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Korea’s economy has been deteriorating more rapidly than previously expected. The nation saw its first negative growth in more than 10 years in the fourth quarter of 2008, and export...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  Korea has once again been threatened by financial contagion that started in another country. In 1997, it began with Thai baht; this time, the trouble started on Wall Street. Since release...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2008, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  Black September, Meltdown Monday, America’s Financial 9/11, Financial Tsunami, Perfect Storm, worse financial crisis since the Great Depression 1929… Whatever the term used,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2008, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  International oil prices have risen dramatically, raising the possibility of a “third oil shock.” During the first oil crisis in 1973, the annual average price soared to $85/...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2008, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  Human capital is the most important form of wealth in a knowledge-based economy. The success of a nation in today’s economy depends significantly upon how many highly skilled...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  The most popular conversation topic in Korea these days is not North Korea’s nuclear program or the KORUS FTA, but the skyrocketing real estate prices. The real estate market has...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 4:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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  Confucianism has influenced gender roles more than any other factor in Korean society. Traditionally, women’s roles were limited to household matters, and young girls were taught to...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:56pm
Publication Type: Insight 2006, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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Red is a strong color. It is a color of passion, energy, power, and confidence. According to some studies, it can actually produce physical results, such as increasing the rate of respiration and...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:56pm
Publication Type: The KEI Exchange
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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The world is about to experience a demographic revolution. Throughout history, the elderly population (people aged 65 and over) never amounted to more than 2−3% in any country. Today, in...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:56pm
Publication Type: The KEI Exchange
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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