KIEP Opinions


  • 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 ...
  • Servicification: Its Meaning and Policy Implications 

    Kim, June Dong (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-01-10)
    Services account for about 80 percent of employment and 75 percent of GDP in OECD countries. In Korea, the ratio of the service industry in total employment is 70.2 percent, and its ratio in total GDP is 59.2 percent as of 2016. In major emerging ...
  • The Return of U.S. Sanctions on Iran: Challenges and Prospects for Korea 

    Jung, Jae Wook (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-01-08)
    The economic relationship between Korea and Iran encountered a huge obstacle in 2018, which both parties are still trying to overcome. On July 14, 2015, Iran and the P5+1 (the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany) agreed ...
  • U.S. Trade Policy After the Mid-term Election and Its Implications for Korea 

    Yoon, Yeo Joon (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-12-28)
    The U.S. mid-term election, held on November 6th, resulted in a divided Congress. The Republicans held on to secure the Senate while the Democrats took control of the House of Representatives. While the domestic issues surrounding Obamacare, women's ...

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