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The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea

A Fragile Miracle (Routledge Advances in Korean Studies)

by Tat Yan Kong

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ISBN 100415145031
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The following is the introduction for Claude Barfield’s chapter “The Trump Administration, U.S.-Korean Economic Relations, and Asian Regionalism”: This analysis written “in medias res.   The currency crisis of taught South Korea how to bounce back from economic hard times, and the lessons learned then might help the United States now, economists say. South Korea—and all of East Asia—has come along way in developing democracy and a free market economy, but weak legal systems cloud its economic and political future. Corruption pervades every part of daily life, and in many parts of East Asia the rule of law is deteriorating. In this book, a group of expert contributors examine the challenges of fully implementing the rule of. Book. Policy and Economic Performance in Divided Korea During the Cold War Era: –91 Assessing the competition between the North and South Korean economies from partition to the end of.


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The post-crisis economic reforms in South Korea have been uneven. While financial reform has been thoroughly carried out, corporate restructuring and labor market flexibility have not been successfully implemented to transform the micro-behavior of the chaebol and labor unions.

The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea A Fragile Miracle. By Tat Yan Kong. Hardback $ eBook $ ISBN Published Septem by Routledge Pages Available on Taylor & Francis eBooks; Preview this title Book Description.

The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea book. A Fragile Miracle. The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea book. A Fragile Miracle. By Tat Yan Kong. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 October Pub. location London. Imprint by: The author argues that South Korea's economic, cultural, and political development was the product of a unique set of historical circumstances that cannot be replicated elsewhere, and that only by ignoring the costs and negative consequences of development can South Korea's transformation be described as an unqualified success.4/5(1).

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