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This paper examines the short-run and long-run relation between volatility in the real effective exchange rate and stock returns in the Republic of Korea. A trivariate vector autoregressive model is...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 9:52am
Author(s): Rajarshi Mitra
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Among the most important issues that will confront the new Trump administration is how to deal with North Korea. Before Mr. Trump leaves office, North Korea may achieve the capability of attacking...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:29pm
Author(s): David Straub
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In 2013, two countries in East Asia launched their respective visions for an East-meets-West integrated region: China pronounced one of the most ambitious foreign economic strategies...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 11:05am
Author(s): Balbina Hwang
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This study explores the organization of the Korean labor market, systemic faults in it leading to undesirable outcomes and their determinants, and consequences for workers and employers. Long-term...
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:58am
Author(s): Vladimir Hlasny
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The Middle East offers huge trade opportunities to South Korea, especially after the P5+1 agreement with Iran. President Park Geun-hye’s May 2016 visit to Iran has demonstrated this economic...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 1:40pm
Author(s): Alon Levkowitz
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North Korea has been under several rounds of economic sanctions since the beginning of the Korean War in 1950. Economic coercion, however, has had no major effect on the Kim regime’s political...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:36pm
Author(s): Dursun Peksen
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This paper details the nature of transboundary air pollution in Northeast Asia, employing an analytical approach rooted in the political economy of the region. To measure public perceptions of the...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 9:08am
Author(s): Matthew Shapiro
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