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  • Revisiting China’s Economic Slowdown 

    Shin, Kotbee (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-05-09)
    Amid escalating U.S.-China trade disputes, the Chinese economy grew at 6.6% in 2018. The figure was slightly above the target growth rate of 6.5%, but still the lowest level since 1991. At the National People’s Congress, China announced its economic ...
  • The Role of Global Production Linkage on the Exchange Rate Elasticity of Firm Exports 

    Kim, Hyo Sang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-05-03)
    The effectiveness of exchange rates on exports empirically appears to be weak across countries, while many theoretical models conclude that exchange rate depreciation can stimulate economic activities and boost exports through the mechanism of price ...
  • Southeast Asia’s Middle-Income Challenge and the Role of the Private Sector 

    Oh, Yoon Ah (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-04-29)
    Every year, the US business magazine Fortune selects 500 global companies based on their annual revenue. Despite its many limitations, the Fortune Global 500 rankings provide a useful reference to the economic power and global competitiveness of each ...
  • The Impact of China’s Rise on the Korean Labor Market and Its Implications 

    Koo, Kyong Hyun (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-04-12)
    China’s economy has grown at an amazing pace since the 1990s. This rise of China has been one of the most pronounced economic phenomena in the world over the last three decades, often referred to as the “China shock.” Due to its fast improvement in ...

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