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  • Crypto Assets, Capital Flows, and International Cooperation 

    An, Sungbae (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-04-04)
    Bitcoin prices have been on a roller coaster. After peaking at 19,500 USD last December, the price of bitcoin plummeted to the 6,800 USD range in early February and now is moving around 9,000 USD. While volatile, the market continues to develop in size. ...
  • Strengthening the Korea-Baltic States Economic Relationship 

    Joe, Dong-He (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-03-16)
    Among the high-level guests of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were the heads of states of the three Baltic countries: Presidents Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia, Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia and Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania. Each ...
  • 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 ...

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