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Economic and Social Development in the Republic of Korea: Processes, Institutions and Actors (Research and Policy Brief)


Economic and Social Development in the Republic of Korea: Processes, Institutions and Actors (Research and Policy Brief)
How did this country rise, like a phoenix from the ashes and destruction of the Korean War, to become the "miracle of the Han" within such a relatively short period of time? What insights and policy lessons can be drawn from the Korean experience for countries facing development challenges in the early twenty-first century?

This brief was written by Ilcheong Yi.

UNRISD Research and Policy Briefs aim to improve the quality of development dialogue. They situate the Institute’s research within wider social development debates, synthesize its findings and draw out issues for consideration in decision-making processes. They provide this information in a concise format that should be of use to policy makers, scholars, activists, journalists and others.
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  • Pub. Date: 3 Oct 2012
    Pub. Place: Geneva
    ISSN: 1811-0142
    From: UNRISD