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Most analysis of the extended nuclear crisis that first broke in 2002 has focused, quite legitimately, on the realm of high politics: the diplomatic and military strategies of the contending parties...
Author(s): Stephan Haggard
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Oct 6 2016 - 17:40
China-North Korea trade accounts for the majority of North Korea’s international trade and is considered significant for the economic development and social stability of North Korea. Due to the...
Author(s): Li Tingting
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Oct 6 2016 - 17:37
Much is made in Western circles of North Korea’s economic dependence on China amid questions of whether and how much leverage this gives Beijing. In an end game, however, Pyongyang may think it...
Author(s): William Brown
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Oct 6 2016 - 17:34
Russia shares a border with the Korean Peninsula, and its declared interest is to maintain peace and stability in the region. During Soviet times, its Korean policy was based on the alliance with the...
Author(s): Liudmila Zakharova
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Oct 6 2016 - 17:28
On February 10, 2016, the South Korean government announced the closure of the Gaeseong Industrial Complex, a symbol of its engagement policy and inter-Korean rapprochement. The move was part of its...
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Oct 6 2016 - 17:22
Lately, many questions have been raised about how new currents are reshaping the economic architecture in East Asia, ranging from the Russian Far East to the Indian sub-continent with narrower...
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Oct 6 2016 - 15:10
The world has witnessed significant changes in its economic and strategic landscape since the Cold War era. In today’s multipolar system, states have a variety of partners that they can choose...
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Oct 6 2016 - 15:04
East Asia has been the fastest growing area in the world in recent decades. Starting with Japan in the 1950s, East Asian countries have consecutively taken part in the global economic system and have...
Author(s): Tu Xinquan
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Oct 6 2016 - 14:32
East Asian economic integration has rapidly advanced through several mechanisms: the economic dialogue in APEC and ASEAN+3, financial cooperation via the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization (...
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Oct 6 2016 - 14:12
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...
Author(s): Alon Levkowitz
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Jun 24 2016 - 14:40
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...
Author(s): Dursun Peksen
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Jun 21 2016 - 15:36
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...
Author(s): Matthew Shapiro
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May 19 2016 - 10:08
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,...
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Mar 4 2016 - 15:23
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...
Author(s): Danny Leipziger
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Mar 4 2016 - 15:17
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...
Author(s): Lee Kye Woo
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Mar 4 2016 - 15:16
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,...
Author(s): Jung Kyu-Chul
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Mar 4 2016 - 15:14
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...
Author(s): Cha Doo-won
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Mar 4 2016 - 14:58
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...
Author(s): Robert Atkinson
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Mar 4 2016 - 14:55
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...
Author(s): Randall Jones
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Mar 4 2016 - 14:54
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...
Author(s): Kang Yoo-duk
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Mar 4 2016 - 14:53
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