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road to the market in North Korea

Keun Lee

road to the market in North Korea

projects, problems and prospects

by Keun Lee

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Published by UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research, (UNU/WIDER) in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea (North)
    • Subjects:
    • Privatization -- Korea (North),
    • Mixed economy -- Korea (North),
    • Central planning -- Korea (North),
    • Korea (North) -- Economic policy.,
    • Korea (North) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKeun Lee.
      SeriesWorking papers,, no. 139, WIDER working papers ;, WP 139.
      ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC470.2 .L44 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL484287M
      LC Control Number98212775
      OCLC/WorldCa39331698

        Every week, we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little ’s question is from Ian Hunter, who asks: I’ve seen photos of North Korean market stalls selling comics. With North Korea’s border closing earlier this year, market prices quickly shot up as consumers most likely hoarded goods in anticipation of future shortages. Particularly curious was the fact that prices seemed to differ so widely between cities, as I wrote about here.

      Lee, Suk, and Lee, Jae-Ho (), Trade between South Korea and North Korea and Changes in Trade between North Korea and China after the Sanction: Data and Implications ( 조치 이후 남북 교역과 북중무역의 변화: 데이터와 시사점), KDI North Korean Economic Review May Cited by: 4.   Overseas, the South Korean market is taking the North Korean threat more seriously. Previously, stocks there shrugged off each bit of news, from saber-rattling to actual missile launches.

      North Korean men share a picnic lunch and North Korean-brewed and bottled Taedonggang beer along the road in North Korea’s North Hwanghae province, J Credit: David Guttenfelder/AP.   Stephen Noerper, Korea Society senior director, discusses the historic meeting between the North and South Korean leaders, saying it's something to .


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