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The financial panic of late 2008 and the global economic recession that followed has been the greatest economic shock since World War II. While North Asia was caught up in the recession, the process...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Jeffrey R. Shafer
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At the historic June 2009 Summit, President Barack Obama and President Lee Myung-bak agreed on a shared role for the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in global development and committed...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Deena Magnall
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East Asia is an area where real economic activities are closely linked. The brisk trade in goods and services among East Asian countries shows a well-integrated East Asian economy. Most trade by East...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Park Young-joon
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In the wake of the fall of Lehman Brothers, in the fourth quarter of 2008 and the first quarter of 2009 Korea was faced with its biggest economic challenge since the 1997 Asian financial crisis. The...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Lee Jun-kyu
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A common problem facing students of the economy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is the shortage of available statistics. It is extremely challenging to procure DPRK data,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Lee Suk
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What corresponding changes are being made to the Korea-U.S. economic and trade relationship? If, through the changes of the last decade, our trade relationship has evolved from one narrowly focused...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Kim Wonkyong
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Following several years of strong expansion, the Korean economy began losing momentum in the second half of 2008 in the wake of the stress engulfing the global financial system. Although the initial...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Subir Lall
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This paper aims to trace the major changes that took place in the Korean housing market and the housing finance system during the past decade, and also to offer an evaluation of government...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Cho Man, Kim Kyung-Hwan
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Rocky roads conjure images of pitfalls and jarring bumps on a tortuous journey toward some desired destination, without assurance that some calamity will not bar the way to the hoped-for end of the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Bradley O. Babson
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