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COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession
August 03, 2020

COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Despite its capable handling of the pandemic overall, South Korea has not been able to escape the global economic fallout.

South Korea’s ‘New Deal’
August 01, 2020

South Korea’s ‘New Deal’

By Dongwoo Kim
Seoul is already looking ahead to the post-COVID world.
South Korea Mulls Universal Basic Income Post-COVID
June 13, 2020

South Korea Mulls Universal Basic Income Post-COVID

By Dongwoo Kim
While the basic income movement is not new in South Korea, the pandemic has added considerable momentum to it.

Can South Korea Boost Its Economy by Turning to Gaming?
May 11, 2020

Can South Korea Boost Its Economy by Turning to Gaming?

By Tae-jun Kang
South Korea is hoping to cash in on the coronavirus-driven boom in mobile gaming. But critics say it needs to address problems in the industry first.

South Korea Braces for Global Recession
March 19, 2020

South Korea Braces for Global Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Seoul is preparing a stronger fiscal stimulus to deal with the economic shocks caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Now Poised for Outsized Impact in South Korea
February 28, 2020

Coronavirus Now Poised for Outsized Impact in South Korea

By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea now has the most cases outside of China, and the government is ramping up efforts to respond.

South Korea’s Population May Have Already Peaked
February 14, 2020

South Korea’s Population May Have Already Peaked

By Troy Stangarone
Recent statistics suggest South Korea's population may be aging even more quickly than previous worst-case scenarios predicted.
Coronavirus Concerns Intensify in South Korea
February 07, 2020

Coronavirus Concerns Intensify in South Korea

By Kyle Ferrier
If it's not brought under control soon, the epidemic could have an outsized economic and political impact on South Korea.

Asia’s Prize Winners From the Year of the Pig
December 24, 2019

Asia’s Prize Winners From the Year of the Pig

By Anthony Fensom
Bestowing end-of-the-year accolades to Asian economies.

Moon’s New Year’s Resolution for the South Korean Economy
December 24, 2019

Moon’s New Year’s Resolution for the South Korean Economy

By Kyle Ferrier
President Moon will have to fight external tailwinds to try and boost South Korea's economy.

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.

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