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  • China's Supply-side Structural Reforms for Sustainable Growth in the New Normal Era 

    Sang Baek Hyun (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-02-20)
    One of the keywords of the Chinese economy in 2018 is "supply-side structural reform" (SSSR). China's economic growth rate reached 6.9% in 2017, rebounding for the first time since entering the New Normal (新常態)1 era of China, and climbing higher than ...
  • The Role of Exports in the Korean Labor Market 

    Un Jung Whang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-02-14)
    Recently, concerns are rising in Korea regarding the continuous slump in the manufacturing labor market, including a high youth unemployment rate. Contrary to people's expectations, there is no sign of recovery in the labor market despite the recent ...
  • RCEP Value Chains and Their Implications 

    La, Mee Ryung (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-01-29)
    On November 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines, the heads of 16 countries including China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN announced 2018 as the new target year to conclude the Re-gional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ...
  • How Do Exchange Rate Movements Impact Firm Performance in Korea? 

    Kim, Hyo Sang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-01-15)
    The exchange rate is one of the most influential variables on economic activities in a small open economy such as Korea. In an economy that highly depends on the external sector, exchange rate movements can affect exports and imports and ultimately ...

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