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Protectionism and Non-Tariff Measures: Myths and Truths
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-07-25)
Rising protectionism has recently become an increasing concern amongst a number of trade economists and policymakers. At the 2017 G20 Hamburg summit, G20 leaders agreed to fight protectionism includ-ing all unfair trade practices. However, the language ...
The Implications of Japan's Labor Market Reform for Korea
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-05-02)
Labor market reform is among the top policy priorities in many major countries, including Korea and Japan, who recognize the necessity to reform their labor markets if they are to continue economic growth and deal with other socio-economic issues, such ...
Growth despite Sanctions? Revisiting the Effect of North Korea Sanctions
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-09-18)
Recently the central bank of Korea, the Bank of Korea, announced that North Korea's GDP in 2016 increased by 3.9%p compared with the pre-vious year. In 2016, the UN passed two resolutions for strong economic sanctions on North Korea, UNSCR 2270 and ...
2018 Global Economic Outlook and Implications for Korea
(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.
A Proposal for Building Triangular Energy Cooperation between Korea, Iran and Turkmenistan
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-10-17)
Korea has developed bilateral relations for economic cooperation with emerging countries in the Middle East and Central Asia. G2G (govern-ment-to-government) joint committees have been organized to improve the economic environment for trade and investment ...
The ASEAN Statistical Community and the Role of External Partners
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-08-29)
Having started as a security-oriented cooperation mechanism in the late 1960s struggling with considerable economic, political, and cultural heterogeneity, ASEAN has come a long way to establish itself as an example of an enduring and resilient regional ...
The Rationale for Fighting Corruption: Facts and Issues
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-08-21)
If we define corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, corruption has been around us for as long as human society has existed. The fight against corruption has been declared a high priority in many governments and international ...
The ANATOMY OF US-China Trade Balance
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-06-22)
China's trade surplus with the United States recorded the highest level ever last year, followed by hard-line trade actions. The Trump administration, which has viewed the persistent trade imbalance with China as a threat to America's economic health, ...
For Effective Aid for trade
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-05-15)
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines international trade as "an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction" that contributes to the promotion of sustainable development. By adopting Agenda 2030, the international community ...
1%-Point Interest Rate Differential: A Tipping Point for Massive Capital Outflows?
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-07-25)
The Bank of Korea (BoK) has reacted in a somewhat different manner from other emerging central banks. The BoK’s policy rate has frozen in the range of 1.50 percent during the past seven months since November 2017. The rate gap between the Fed and the ...