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The Peninsula

The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

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Pension Reform is a Top Priority for Korea

Randall S. Jones
November 1, 2022
To ensure adequate retirement income Korea needs to undertake pension reform, expand company pensions, and encourage private savings.

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Korea’s Falling Birthrate Raises Concern

Randall S. Jones
August 29, 2022
Korea's low birthrate, combined with rising life expectancy, will sharply increase Korea’s dependency ratio and likely pose serious socio-economic issues.

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Roadblocks to a Successful Resolution of the South Korea-Japan Forced Labor Dispute

Jae Chang
July 25, 2022
Although ROK-Japan talks aim to mend bilateral relations, a sustainable solution for the forced labor issue requires an efficient and legitimate agreement.

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Partisanship Discourages Responsive Policy

Yu Na Choi
July 23, 2022
Recurring deadlocks in the National Assembly are fed by and worsen the public’s alienation from the political process.

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South Korea’s Food Waste System is a Model for Developed Nations

Sarah Marshall
July 19, 2022
South Korea represents a good case study of a country that has tackled the problem of food waste head-on and recycles 95% of it today.

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Korea’s ad hoc and instrumental refugee policy

Yu Na Choi
July 4, 2022
South Korea’s refugee policies to-date have been largely responsive to the country’s political and economic demands, not principles.

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Korean Streaming Platform Plans Content Featuring LGBTQ Relationships

Jae Chang
July 3, 2022
Streaming companies are more responsive to changing social attitudes towards the LGBTQ community because they are focused on attracting new audiences.

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Evolution of South Korean Party Politics

Kaitlyn King
July 2, 2022
Recent changes in Democratic Party leadership point to politics focusing on identifying and catering to core constituents.

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