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Moon Jae-in at the Halfway Mark
November 14, 2019

Moon Jae-in at the Halfway Mark

By Kyle Ferrier
Moon has laid the groundwork of his ambitious policy agenda, yet plenty of work still lies ahead.

Is It Necessary for South Korea to Nurture Another Financial Hub?
October 11, 2019

Is It Necessary for South Korea to Nurture Another Financial Hub?

By Tae-jun Kang
Building an additional international financial center in Jeonbuk could simply be a waste of money.
Bank of Korea Releases Foreign Exchange Intervention Data for Second Time
October 02, 2019

Bank of Korea Releases Foreign Exchange Intervention Data for Second Time

By Kyle Ferrier
Despite the somewhat dour outlook, the BOK is well positioned to continue to soften the blows facing the South Korean economy.

Trade Dependence and Politicization: Lessons From the Japan-Korea Conflict
August 19, 2019

Trade Dependence and Politicization: Lessons From the Japan-Korea Conflict

By Jongsoo Lee
The trade spat has driven home the danger of overreliance on Japanese imports -- and not only for South Korea.

South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
July 10, 2019

South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions

By Kim Tong-Hyung
Tensions between Seoul and Tokyo show no sign of abating as their governments continue to trade barbs.

South Korea’s Economic Tipping Point
March 20, 2019

South Korea’s Economic Tipping Point

By Justin Fendos
Is it time for a Korean stimulus?

South Korean Conservatives: What Now?
March 01, 2019

South Korean Conservatives: What Now?

By Steven Denney
Can South Korea’s once-strong right recover from damaging scandals and infighting?
Five Priorities for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2019
December 28, 2018

Five Priorities for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2019

By Jenna Gibson
What should be on the South Korean president’s agenda for the new year?

South Korea Avoids Currency Manipulator Label
November 01, 2018

South Korea Avoids Currency Manipulator Label

By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea has avoided the dreaded label, but staying on the U.S. Treasury’s good side requires a sustained effort.

Good Economic Times Are Over, Warns OECD
September 24, 2018

Good Economic Times Are Over, Warns OECD

By Anthony Fensom
Amid trade tensions and global risks, warning bells are ringing over Asia’s growth forecast.

South Korea’s Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will Anyone Come?
September 22, 2018

South Korea’s Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will Anyone Come?

By Kyle Ferrier
Can South Korea's government encourage development outside of Seoul?
Moon’s Economic Policies Face Their First Major Hurdle
August 23, 2018

Moon’s Economic Policies Face Their First Major Hurdle

By Kyle Ferrier
Moon's J-nomics approach is starting to face pushback from South Koreans.

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