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  • China’s 40 Years of Opening-up: Evaluation and Prospects 

    Yang, Pyeongseob; Na, Suyeob; Park, Minsuk; Lee, Hanna; Cho, Koun; Oh, Yunmi (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-08-08)
    The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening policy. The opening of China to the outside world for the past 40 years started with the establishment of special economic zones, and was accelerated by its accession to the WTO, ...
  • SME Promotion Policies in the Middle East and their Implications for Korea –Middle East Cooperation 

    Lee, Kwonhyung; Son, Sunghyun; Jang, Yunhee; Ryou, Kwangho (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-08-08)
    The aim of this research is to suggest policy proposals to enhance bilateral cooperation for SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) between Korea and the Middle East. Towards this goal, Chapter 2 examines the significance of SMEs in the Middle Eastern ...
  • Could Online Gig Work Drive Economic Growth? 

    Banik, Nilanjan (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-08-07)
    The gig economy is defined as digital, service based, on-demand platforms which are characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts as opposed to permanent jobs (Greenwood et al., 2017). Approximately 33% of the workers in USA are part of the ...
  • Comparative Study on Active Response to Population Aging between China and South Korea 

    Wang, Yang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-08-07)
    The aging of the population refers to the process of population change in which the proportion of the elderly population increases in the total population. When the population aged 60 and over accounts for 10% or more of the total population in a country ...

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