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The past several years have been an era of relative calm in U.S.-South Korean trade and economic relations. The Trump administration, however, has signaled two potential paradigm shifts that could...
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Aug 1 2017 - 17:09
How sanctions are impacting North Korea is of utmost significance as leaders debate either tightening the sanctions or shifting to another approach for dealing with the North. The range of opinions...
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
Aug 1 2017 - 15:09
Since the Korean War, North Korea (the DPRK) has endured sanctions imposed by the United States and other western countries, but the sanctions began to acquire a dramatic impact only in 2006 when...
Author(s): Cheng Xiaohe
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Aug 1 2017 - 15:09
The situation on the Korean Peninsula is moving in a dangerous direction. In order to affect the behavior of the North Korean regime and change its calculations, ultimately forcing Pyongyang to...
Author(s): Alexander Gabuev
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Aug 1 2017 - 15:08
There is no way to hurt the regime of the DPRK without hurting its people; and there is no way to support the people of the DPRK without supporting its regime. Thus, discussing the effectiveness of...
Author(s): Kim Joong-ho
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Aug 1 2017 - 15:07
Despite a crowded news agenda, North Korea has managed to draw the attention of both political leaders and the public at large. Missile tests, an assassination employing VX nerve agent, and...
Author(s): James Walsh
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Aug 1 2017 - 15:05
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...
Author(s): John Grundy
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Jul 18 2017 - 16:38
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...
Author(s): Lim Soo-ho
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Jul 18 2017 - 16:25
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...
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Jul 18 2017 - 16:15
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...
Author(s): Lee Jae Young
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Jul 18 2017 - 16:03
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....
Author(s): Kim Gyu-Pan
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Jul 18 2017 - 15:53
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...
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Jul 18 2017 - 15:24
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...
Author(s): Paul Moon Sub Choi
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Jul 18 2017 - 15:12
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...
Author(s): Edda Zoli
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Jul 18 2017 - 14:48
Author(s): Edda Zoli
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Jul 18 2017 - 14:46
The ROK-Japan relationship seemingly found a floor after the downward spiral that marked the end of the Lee Myung-Bak presidency and the first three years of President Park Geun-hye. Seoul and Tokyo...
Author(s): Brad Glosserman
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Jun 7 2017 - 14:59
In October 2015, the U.S. and Korean governments announced “New Frontiers of Cooperation” for the bilateral agenda following the summit meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and...
Author(s): Sean Connell
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May 24 2017 - 14:15
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...
Author(s): Paul Moon Sub Choi
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Apr 21 2017 - 17:05
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched in August 2008 and transformed into a treaty-based inter-governmental organization in October 2012. The GGGI positioned South Korea at the forefront...
Author(s): Jeffrey Robertson
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Apr 17 2017 - 10:06
Suddenly and unexpectedly, after several decades as Asia’s backwater and basket case of international development, Myanmar was thrust to the center stage of international attention in 2011. The...
Author(s): Matteo Fumagalli
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Feb 15 2017 - 14:29
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