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A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
December 16, 2016
A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
With President Park impeached, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn assumes the reins. He has his work cut out for him.
A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
South Korea's Reform Crisis
November 21, 2016
South Korea's Reform Crisis
South Korea's much-needed economic reforms have faded from discussion, thanks to a sensational political scandal.
South Korea's Reform Crisis
Can South Korea Capitalize on a Second Middle East Boom?
August 25, 2016
Can South Korea Capitalize on a Second Middle East Boom?
South Korea hopes that the Middle East is the answer to economic woes, but Seoul will have to tread carefully.
Can South Korea Capitalize on a Second Middle East Boom?
Number of Irregular Workers Continue to Rise in South Korea
November 10, 2015
Number of Irregular Workers Continue to Rise in South Korea
South Korea's economic inequality keeps getting worse.
Number of Irregular Workers Continue to Rise in South Korea
South Korea's Economic Dependence on China
September 04, 2015
South Korea's Economic Dependence on China
South Korea's export woes show just how dependent its economy is on markets abroad -- especially China.
South Korea's Economic Dependence on China
South Korea's Next Growth Frontier: Fintech
August 13, 2015
South Korea's Next Growth Frontier: Fintech
Regulators in South Korea are hoping to nurture growth in the rising financial technology industry,
South Korea's Next Growth Frontier: Fintech
Weak Yen Spells Trouble for Korean Exporters
July 24, 2015
Weak Yen Spells Trouble for Korean Exporters
A weak yen could give Japan an edge over Korean exporters in the short- and long-term.
Weak Yen Spells Trouble for Korean Exporters
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
June 29, 2015
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
The disease could have some troubling long-term impacts.
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
It’s Official: China, South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement
June 02, 2015
It’s Official: China, South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement
Three years after negotiations started, China and South Korea officially signed a landmark new free trade agreement.
It’s Official: China, South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement
For South Korea’s Exporters, Innovate or Perish
May 09, 2015
For South Korea’s Exporters, Innovate or Perish
According to a new report, South Korea is losing market share in export sectors where it has enjoyed an advantage.
For South Korea’s Exporters, Innovate or Perish
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
October 07, 2014
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
China's vision of a new economic belt linking Northeast Asia and Europe could be a windfall for Korean corporations.
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
September 13, 2014
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
South Korea is finally trying to reverse the flow of high quality human capital fleeing the country.
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
September 05, 2014
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
With South Korea's global competitiveness declining, its leaders struggle to turn things around.
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
August 29, 2014
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
The disgraced former head of Daewoo Group is trying to rewrite the history of the Asian Financial Crisis.
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
August 24, 2014
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
America's tariffs against South Korean steel are indicative are larger problems plaguing Asia's economies.
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
August 17, 2014
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
South Korea’s aggressive fiscal and monetary policies of the last few months have failed to cure its economic woes.
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
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