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  • Is the Korea-U.S> FTA Really So Bad for the U.S. Economy? 

    Suh, Jin Kyo (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-12-07)
    It is likely that the five-year-old Korea-US free trade agreement (FTA), also referred to as the KORUS, will be officially renegotiated sooner or later as U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have reaffirmed that economic ...
  • Trade in services of China, Japan and Korea: The Way Forward 

    Choi, Bo-Young (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-12-04)
    For a long time, manufacturing and international trade have been the main contributors to economic growth for the three countries of North-east Asia. However, contrary to their trade surplus in goods, they are all countries who face trade deficit in ...
  • Evidence-based Policy Making to Enhance Development Effectiveness 

    Hur, Yoonsun (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-11-22)
    In 2016 around USD 142 billion, the highest amount of ODA in history, went into developing countries to support their education, health, and governance, and ultimately to enhance the economic growth of developing countries. Korea's development assistance ...
  • 2018 Global Economic Outlook and Implications for Korea 

    Jung, Sung-Chun (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-11-08)
    The world economy is yet to make a complete recovery from the 2008 global economic crisis. It is still suffering from a long period of weak economic activity. However beginning from this year, a somewhat differ-ent economic landscape is unfolding.

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