KIEP Opinions


  • At the Signing of the Gwangju Job Project, a Korean Adoption of the Auto 5000 Model 

    Joe, Dong-Hee (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-03-11)
    The city of Gwangju and Hyundai Motors finally signed an agreement on January 31 on the much-anticipated Gwangju job project. Known as being motivated by the Auto 5000 model introduced at Volkswagen (VW) during 2001-2008, the project's objective is to ...
  • The Rise of China from a Network Perspective 

    Heo, Jaichul (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-02-18)
    Hans J. Morgenthau, one of the founders of classical realism, captured the essence of international politics in the words, "As long as the world is politically organized into nations, the national interest is indeed the last word in world politics." ...
  • Innovation and its Implications for Reshoring 

    Choi, Hyelin (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-02-13)
    Although multinational firms are still seeking low production costs and large markets, the acquisition of advanced technology is becoming one of the main motivations of foreign direct investment (FDI). This is a relatively recent development as firms ...
  • Global Investment and Policy Implications in Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient Infrastructure 

    Moon, Jin-Young (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-01-31)
    The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Agreement in 2015 accelerated the transition to a low-carbon climate-resilient economy which requires significant investment for both new and existing infrastructure. Climate-resilient ...

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