Korea"s economic development by Ŭn-tʻae Pak

Cover of: Korea

Published by Kyung Yeon Pub. Co. in Seoul, Korea .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Korea,
  • Korea (South)

Subjects:

  • Korea -- Economic conditions.,
  • Korea (South) -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-189).

Book details

StatementPark Un-Tae.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC467 .P28918 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL935954M
LC Control Number95237574

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While most books and articles on the Korean economy would be technical or specifically address some aspect of Korea, this book takes an overarching view of Korea’s economic : Hardcover.

The economy of South Korea is a highly developed mixed economy dominated by family-owned conglomerates called is the 4th largest GDP in Asia and the 12th largest in the world.

South Korea is known for its spectacular rise from one of the poorest countries in the world to a developed, high-income country in just a few generations. This economic growth has been described as the Country group: Developed/Advanced, High-income.

In fact, South Korea is now spending the largest share of its GDP on research and development (R&D), even larger than the U.S. and Japan, two of the global leaders in innovation based on R&D intensity. Between andSouth Korea’s R&D intensity grew percent (from percent in to percent in ), while the U.S.’s.

At its independence inSouth Korea was an impoverished, predominately agricultural state, and most of the industry and electrical power was in North Korea. It faced a devastating war from toand an unpromising and slow recovery in the years that followed.

Then, from toSouth Korea underwent a period of rapid economic development, during which it was Author: Michael J. Seth. South Korea, under strongman Park Chung-Hee, focused on building up large economic champions, or chaebols (business conglomerates), against American advice to focus on small.

Economic development throughout Korea has been uneven, with the South showing significantly greater gains. The per capita gross domestic product of the South is more than 15 times that of the North.

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The Miracle on the Han River refers to the period of rapid economic growth in South Korea following the Korean War (–), during which South Korea transformed from a developing country to a developed rapid reconstruction and development of the South Korean economy during the latter half of the 20th century was accompanied by events such as the country's successful hosting Hangul: 한강의 기적.

North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years inSouth Korea's central bank said on Friday, despite international sanctions.

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Economic development can influence a country’s foreign policy behavior in a number of way because as a nation develops its economy, changes in domestic politics occur and citizens expect more Author: Steven Denney.

Introduction: South Korea Lags Behind the North Inboth North and South Korea were shattered by the destructive three-year Korean War that left upward of two million dead and cities and towns in ruin.

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Economic development in the Republic of Korea I edited by Lee-Jay Cho and Yoon Hyung Kim. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN $ 1. Korea (South)-Economic policy 2. Korea (South)-Social policy.

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Berlin: German Development Institute, In particular, these sustained high rateof economic expas nsion transformed South Korea in just three decades from one of the poorest developing countries to a newly industrialized nation (Kwon, ).

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Focused on systemic issues, this book is the first study to attempt a comprehensive analysis of social and economic development in modem Korea as a whole.

As a homogeneous nation artificially divided by the competing ideologies of the Cold War, Korea provides a unique laboratory for comparing divergent development processes undertaken by. Economic development is the growth of the standard of living of a nations people from a low-income (poor) economy to a high-income (rich) economy.

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Uk Heo is Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and international scholar at Kyung Hee University. He is a co-author of South Korea since (Cambridge,with Terence Roehrig), the author of The Political Economy of Defense Spending around the World, and the co-author of The US-South Korean Alliance, Free-Riding or Bargaining?Price: $ Korea's economic success has inspired numerous studies and research projects in past decades.

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For 47 years starting inthe economy averaged 7 percent real growth annually, and experienced only two years of economic contraction: after the second oil shock and the assassination of President Park Chung-hee, and at the nadir of the Asian. etymology: derived from the Chinese name for Goryeo, which was the Korean dynasty that united the peninsula in the 10th century A.D.; the South Korean name "Han'guk" derives from the long form, "Daehan-min'guk," which is itself a derivation from "Daehan-je'guk," which means "the Great Empire of the Han"; "Han" refers to the "Sam'han" or the "Three Han Kingdoms" (Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla.

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