View the video from the May 18 program on free trade in East Asia. [Read More]
Once TPA passes Congress (most likely by the slimmest margin), it will be up to the Obama Administration to swiftly conclude the TPP and possibly the TTIP talks [Read More]
Please view the videos from the May 12 KEI-NKDB Conference titled Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas Laborers: Dilemmas and Policy Recommendations. [Read More]
There are two footnotes from the British election that will interest Koreans. [Read More]
On April 16, 2015 Ambassador Stephen Bosworth and Dr. Marcus Noland discussed options for dealing with North Korea. [Read More]
 

Spotlight (KEI News)

May 20, 2015

On May 12, 2015 the Korea Economic Institute of America and the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights hosted a conference titled "Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas Laborers...

May 20, 2015

May 12, 2015

Statement for the Record at the Korean Economic Institute of America’s Event:  "Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas...

March 30, 2015

On March 28, 2015 KEI co-hosted a program with Rockford University featuring Donald Manzullo, President & CEO of KEI, Park Jin, President of the Asia Future Institute and Gilbert Rozman,...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

September 16, 2014
With the recent retirement by Yi So-yeon, South Korea’s remaining astronaut, many have turned attention to Korea, wondering whether there is a future for its space program. According to Daniel...
September 02, 2014

Since the famine of the 1990s, North Korea has continued to face periods of chronic food shortages. However, the humanitarian needs of the people in North Korea extend beyond the...
August 08, 2014
North Korea has engaged in various forms of economic reforms and marketization attempts such as establishing Special Economic Zones and obtaining Foreign Direct Investment. Yet, many of North...
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The Peninsula Blog

May 18, 2015

By Phil Eskeland Last week saw one of the most interesting weeks in the politics of trade policy on Capitol Hill in many years.  On Tuesday, May 12th, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought...

May 11, 2015

By Nicholas Hamisevicz “Survive and advance” is a phrase often associated with the month of March with the NCAA basketball tournament in the United States, but the phrase could be applied to the...

May 08, 2015

By Mark Tokola The notion that Korea might be affected by the outcome of the May 7 UK General Election might seem far-fetched.  In truth, it would be an exaggeration to say that the outcome is of...

April 09, 2015

By Nicholas Hamisevicz March was expected to be a difficult month for inter-Korean relations with the joint U.S.-ROK military exercises taking place and the lack of progress between the two Koreas in...

 

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