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  The papers in this volume address some of the key issues that impacted Korea in 2012 and some important trends that will influence future policies. In the first year following the...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:03am
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  The 2012 electi on saw the rising prominence of Korean Americans as an increasingly visible force in U.S. politi cs. This paper discusses key features of the Korean American vote,...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 4:50pm
Author(s): Taeku Lee
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This article outlines and analyzes the various factors that have shaped agriculture and rural life in South Korea. This paper first outlines the historical role of the government, farmers...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 1:02pm
Author(s): Albert Park
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Despite a considerable level of uncertainty caused by the global economic slowdown since late 2008, South Korea has outperformed many other advanced economies in terms of installing a...
Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 4:31pm
Author(s): Anthony B. Kim
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Author(s): Hyung-Gu Lynn
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What is North Korea? A threat. A headache. A problem. But not so often an economy. The DPRK is much discussed and fretted  over, yet our attention tends to be partial and selective. ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 4:38pm
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China’s political attitudes toward the Korean peninsula and its role in managing North Korea have been a constant source of intrigue for many Asia watchers in the U.S.  Trying to...
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 2:54pm
Author(s): Sunny Lee
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  The Seoul Nuclear Security Summit held in March 2012 was a watershed event for South Korea. It marked by far the largest gathering of world leaders on South Korean soil. The summit...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 1:55pm
Author(s): Miles A. Pomper
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For the first time in its history, South Korea is experiencing the challenge of extremely low fertility and a rapidly increasing number of elderly persons. This dramatic shift in population...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:27am
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Rason, North Korea’s Special Economic Zone located in the far Northeast of the country, is undergoing change at a pace unseen in its twenty-year existence. Its history has been one of...
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 4:10pm
Author(s): Andray Abrahamian
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