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  • Japan’s Export Curbs on Korea: an Unjustifiable Threat to the Global Trading Order 

    Lee, Jae Young (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-08-07)
    As the president of this year’s G20 summits, Japan led the leaders’ declaration on June 29, 2019 that reconfirmed the G20 members’ unwavering support for the principles of free, fair, non-discriminatory, transparent, predictable and stable trade. Two ...
  • The Phantom Menace: The Rise of China’s State-owned Monopolies 

    Yeon, Wonho (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-07-26)
    The first episode of the blockbuster movie Star Wars is called “The Phantom Menace” - titled so because of the chancellor of the galactic republic hiding his true identity as an evil villain behind the face of a devoted public servant. Maybe we are ...
  • The Distributional Effect of Market Power and Its Implications for Inclusive Growth in Korea 

    Han, Minsoo (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-07-18)
    Identifying the causes of rising income inequality has become one of the biggest socioeconomic topics in many developed and major emerging economies. The most plausible explanations among both policy makers and analysts have to date been dominated by ...
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Challenges for Korea 

    Kwon, Yul (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-07-08)
    The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Agenda by the General Assembly on its seventieth session held in September 2015. The implementation of 17 goals and 169 targets requires whole-of-government approaches ...

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