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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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2014 marked the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and Korea. This paper provides a historical overview of the relations between the two countries and gives two examples of...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:47pm
Author(s): Angelo Gioe
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The beginning of Korea-Russia economic relations go back 130 years, however, for most of the last century, the relationship between Korea and Russia has been curtailed due to historical events. It...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:41pm
Author(s): Jeong Yeo-cheon
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German unification is often used as a preview on what is going to happen in Korea. Such a position is rejected in this article. Not only have the costs of German unification been grossly...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:38pm
Author(s): Rudiger Frank
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Achieving unification has been one of the most important national goals of all South Korean presidents. President Park is no exception, and clarifies that building a foundation for national...
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 1:36pm
Author(s): Jo Dongho
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