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Dear Readers, With the 31st edition of Korea’s Economy, we have turned our focus to Northeast Asia where China and Japan represent two of South Korea’s most important trading partners....
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:14am
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The historical legacy of North Korea is characterized by occupation and conflict, and economic rehabilitation and then collapse, with tragic and widespread consequences for population health. From...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:38pm
Author(s): John Grundy
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Since the collapse of industry during the 'Arduous March' (1995-1997), Pyongyang has continuously launched reconstruction plans but has failed to see a rebound. The key is to restore...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:25pm
Author(s): Lim Soo-ho
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It has been reported that passenger transport and logistics between regions in North Korea are very difficult due to deterioration and imperfect maintenance of transport infrastructure and limited...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
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Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1990, Korea and Mongolia have broadened cooperation in various areas such as politics, economy, society, and culture given their geographical...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 4:03pm
Author(s): Lee Jae Young
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Korea's economic relations with Japan, which were re-established as a result of the diplomatic normalization between the two countries in 1965, have transformed from dependent to interdependent....
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 3:53pm
Author(s): Kim Gyu-Pan
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The article focuses on the China-Korea FTA, analyzing the background of China-Korea bilateral economic relations, the characteristics of the China-Korea FTA and more importantly, the implications and...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 3:24pm
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This report conducts an analysis of the corporate bond market in Korea and the changes in interest rates and term structure since the 1997 Asian financial crisis. The potential risks and solutions...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 3:12pm
Author(s): Paul Moon Sub Choi
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For decades Korea has had a remarkable track record of economic performance. But growth has now declined, and Korea may find it difficult to move quickly to the OECD income frontier. Moreover, Korea...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2:48pm
Author(s): Edda Zoli
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Author(s): Edda Zoli
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This report conducts an analysis of the corporate bond market in Korea and the changes in interest rates and term structure since the 1997 Asian financial crisis. The potential risks and solutions...
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
Author(s): Paul Moon Sub Choi
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This is the full publication PDF for Vol. 30 of Korea's Economy   Dear Readers,   We are honored to present to you the 30th edition of Korea’s Economy. Over the past 30 years,...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:23pm
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The paper reviews some of the key aspects leading to Korea’s remarkably successful economic transformation, including its consistent and aggressive pursuit of export-led growth, its investments...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:17pm
Author(s): Danny Leipziger
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Korea’s economic development is often cited as a model for other developing nations. One of about 60 countries whose per capita income was less than $300 in the 1960s, only Korea was able to...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:16pm
Author(s): Lee Kye Woo
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Korea has shaken off some of the impacts brought by the Sewol ferry disaster, but its overall pace of growth is still very weak. The Korean economy is forecast to grow by 3.5 percent in 2015,...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:14pm
Author(s): Jung Kyu-Chul
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The Korean economy has faced several crises, such as the ending of the rapid economic growth era in the 21st century, continued stagnation of per capita GDP growth since 2007 where its value exceeded...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:58pm
Author(s): Cha Doo-won
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After decades of rapid growth led by large, industrialized chaebol firms, Korea has reached the technology frontier in many of its largest industries and run out of room for future robust growth...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:55pm
Author(s): Robert Atkinson
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Korea has made fostering a “creative economy” a top priority to sustain economic development and avoid the “low-growth trap.” The goal is to shift Korea’s growth...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:54pm
Author(s): Randall Jones
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Since the late 1990s, Korea has sought a FTA with its trade partners, while the EU has been pivoting to Asia since the mid-2000s in search of a FTA partner. The Korea-EU FTA was important for both...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:53pm
Author(s): Kang Yoo-duk
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Last year was a special year for Korea and Italy as it marked the 130th anniversary of the Korean-Italian diplomatic relationship. Today, Korea and Italy share similar economic features including...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:50pm
Author(s): Oh Tae Hyun
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