The Paradox of South Korea’s Presidential Approval Rating
By Hyeonjong Min
Despite persistently high approval ratings, former President Moon did not pursue major reforms. President Yoon, with low numbers, is promising to do just that.
A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea
By Eun A Jo
South Korea’s success thus far isn’t just due to its government. The public itself has been a crucial part of the story.
Public Anger Swells in South Korea Over Coronavirus Outbreak
By Tae-jun Kang
South Koreans are growing increasingly irate toward President Moon’s handling of the epidemic.
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.
Putting South Korea's MERS Panic in Context
By John Power
For South Koreans, driving and even crossing the street are more dangerous than the virus.
The Political Economy of MERS
By Steven Denney
What are the South Korean's governments main concerns as it handles a new outbreak?