KIEP Working Paper


  • Vietnam’s Low National Competitiveness: Causes, Implications and Suggestions for Improvement 

    Le, Quoc Phuong (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-04-04)
    The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual assessment using the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) since 2006 shows that Vietnam’s national competitiveness has been relatively low. Globally, Vietnam has been in the middle of economies surveyed. Regionally, ...
  • What Determined 2015 TPA Voting Pattern?: The Role of Trade Negotiating Objectives 

    Yoon, Yeo Joon; Lee, Woong (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-12-27)
    This paper analyzes 2015-TPA voting patterns in the Congress in the context of the trade negotiating objectives. By setting the trade negotiating objectives, the Congress lays out important trade agenda that the Administration is expected to address ...
  • Empirical Assessment of Trade Engagements: Africa, China and the Maritime Belt and Road Initiative 

    Emmanuel, Igbinoba (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-12-19)
    The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is the most important economic program initiated by a developing country, with the intent of enhancing trade and economic development across continents. While expectations persist that the initiative can contribute ...
  • The Effect of Restructuring on Labor Reallocation and Productivity Growth: An Estimation for Korea 

    Choi, Hyelin; Jung, Sung Chun; Kim, Subin (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-09-15)
    Productivity is considered one of the most important factors for economic growth. Total productivity grows through technological progress or reallocation of re­sources. This paper analyses their contribution to economic growth for total economy and by ...

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