KIEP Opinions


  • India’s Second COVID-19 Wave: a Hit to the Country’s Economic Recovery 

    Ro, Yoon Jae (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2021-06-30)
    Several factors are behind the second wave of the pandemic in India. Among many factors, election rallies and religious festivals were blamed for the second wave. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed large unmasked public gatherings during the election ...
  • The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Text Overview and Outlook for Entry into Force 

    Hyun, OH Soo (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2021-06-24)
    At the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit held on November 15, 2020, Korea, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and 10 ASEAN countries concluded and formally signed the agreement. The RCEP is called a “mega-FTA” because of its ...
  • External Adjustment after the Pandemic: Valuation Effects of Net Foreign Asset Positions 

    Kim, Hyo Sang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2021-06-15)
    Due to globalization and development in financial integration over the last three decades, gross foreign assets and liabilities have increased dramatically in developed and emerging countries. The foreign assets and liabilities of developed countries ...
  • Why North Korea Chooses Self-Sufficiency: Changes in the North Korean Economy in the First Quarter of 2021 

    Choi, Jangho (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2021-06-03)
    Aiming to discuss the changes in North Korea's economic strategies and policies, and the reasons why North Korea suddenly resumed trade with China in March 2021, this article is largely composed of two parts. The second section introduces the debate ...

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