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Asian Survey. 2020; 602221–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.221
Published: 07 April 2020
... established RMB swap lines with China, while Chey, Kim, and Lee (2019) carry out another cross-country analysis of the factors influencing the level of the overall policy infrastructure supporting RMB use in a country. Another study by Liao and McDowell (2016) explores the factors that have led central banks...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572323–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.323
Published: 01 April 2017
... e of ho us eh ol d Re du ce d w ag es 23 1 12 0 4 2 60 0 1 ,2 0 5 St at ut or y al lo w an ce s( th ou sa nd kw on ,y ea rly ) Bo nu se s( th ou sa nd kw on ,y ea rly ) O ve rt im e al lo w an ce La te -n ig ht -w or k al lo w an ce H ol id ay -w or k al lo w an ce A llo w an ce fo r un us ed an...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 562243–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.2.243
Published: 01 April 2016
... totalitarian system, and yet Kim Jong-un was to assume power in the only communist dynastic succession system left in the world. Who would have thought that today, Kim Junior would be wearing his leadership so well in Pyongyang? Kim s new ways began with promulgations of high heels and miniskirts for women...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 554739–765 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.4.739
Published: 01 August 2015
... figure in the influential abduction lobby. Organized in 1997, the network evolved into a strong political movement as a result of Kim Jong-il s official acknowl- edgment of the abductions on the occasion of Koizumi s visit to Pyongyang on September 17, 2002. As the resolution of the abduction issue...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 551119–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.119
Published: 01 February 2015
...Peter Hayes; Roger Cavazos In 2014, North Korea neither overcame its isolation due to its nuclear weapons and hostile geostrategic posture nor reformed its economy. Kim Jong Un learned on the job, consolidated his leadership, avoided military risk, and opened new channels to South Korea, Japan, and...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 544773–800 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.4.773
Published: 01 August 2014
... Institutions 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 1 9 9 4 1 9 9 5 1 9 9 6 1 9 9 7 1 9 9 8 1 9 9 9 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 8 2 0 0 9 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 Secretariat NDC Politburo SOURCE: By authors. 15. Although this decline is driven in part by the ascent of Kim Jong Un, who turned 30...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 545894–917 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.5.894
Published: 01 October 2014
... People s Bank of China, over half of all currency circulating in 60. Zhu Xianping, Zhang Xinyu, Ruo Bin, Jin Zhengun Shidai de Chaoxian he Tumenjiang Quyu de Zhong echao Hezuo [Sino-Russian-DPRK cooperation in the Tumen River region in the era of Kim Jong-Un], Dongbeya Luntan [Northeast Asia Forum] 101...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 541101–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.1.101
Published: 01 February 2014
... in 2011: Kim Jong Un for North Korea and Ma Ying-jeou (re-elected) for Taiwan. In Abe s view, the planned order of Jap- anese summitry was first the U.S., then the Republic of Korea, and third, the People s Republic of China. But at the outset, Abe found the overall diplo- matic environment was not...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 5361037–1062 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.6.1037
Published: 01 December 2013
... small and elderly plants near the Yalu River, and currently shares a substantial portion of the DPRK s hydropower assets.17 Nowadays, a significant number of North Korean hydro and thermal power plants are being operated with Chinese collaboration as a type of joint venture. Kim Jong Il was particularly...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 515899–925 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.5.899
Published: 01 October 2011
... voter perceptions on important campaign events. By this criterion, the presidential campaign events included the scan- dal of candidate Lee Hoi-Chang s two sons evasion of military service, the electoral alliance between Kim Dae-Jung and Kim Jong-Pil (known as the DJP alliance, based on their initials...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 5115–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.1.5
Published: 01 February 2011
... authoritarian regimes did not escape doubts either. Rumors swirled for most of the year about North Korea s Kim Jong-Il and his failing health, allegedly bringing an imminent succession at the top. Talk about a third-generation family heir, with Kim Jung-un, 27 years old, succeeding his father, finally fell...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 505946–964 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.5.946
Published: 01 October 2010
... a quite different outcome. The turning point was the historic inter-Korea Summit between South Korea s Kim Dae-jung and North Korea s Kim Jong-il in June 2000. This grew out of the sunshine policy, the signature policy of President Kim in the South, which posited that the threat of war on the...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 503539–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.3.539
Published: 01 May 2010
... include Kim Jong-il s health, factional struggles over the succession, and longer-run economic changes that have weakened the government s hold over a fraying socialist system. We should not believe that fine-tuning incentives in the form of either carrots or sticks will necessarily succeed; much will...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 492221–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.2.221
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Transformation of Quasi-Internal Organization in Korea, Asian Economic Journal 16:1 (March 2002), pp. 17 35; and Eundak Kwon, Financial Liberalization in South Korea, Journal of Contemporary Asia 34:1 (March 2004), pp. 70 101. 3. David T. Coe and Kim Se-Jik, eds., Korean Crisis and Recovery (Seoul: IMF and...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 483492–513 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.3.492
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Soon-hee Kim and Jong-hee Kang, In-gwon Sagakchidee Noin Ro shia Yo so ngdu l [Russian women at the crossroads of human rights], Newsweek Korea, July 4, 2001. In 2000, the United Nations Traffi cking Protocol defi ned human traffi cking as the recruitment, trans- portation, transfer, harboring or...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 482343–372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.2.343
Published: 01 April 2008
... Henry S. Rowen, Kim Jong Il Must Go, Policy Review (October and November 2003). 27. Marcus Noland, Avoiding the Apocalypse: The Future of the Two Koreas (Washington D.C.: Institute for International Economics, 2000), pp. 187 88. 28. China Enters a Comprehensive Phase in Its Aid to the North, Chosun...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 475766–789 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.5.766
Published: 01 October 2007
... government s initial statements denying the abduction of Japanese citizens. The party had rejected requests from Japanese families that it inquire about missing relatives who might have been kidnapped by North Korean spies. For this reason, the SDP s reputation plummeted when North Korean leader Kim Jong Il...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 46122–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.1.22
Published: 01 February 2006
... history issue with Japan (Korea or China)? Possible 50 33 53 Not Possible 40 67 46 Q: Do you support Japan having a permanent seat on the UN Security Council? Support 68 13 13 Oppose 15 87 84 Q: Do you support Prime Minister Koizumi s visit to Yasukuni? Support 54 8 0 Oppose 25 92 91 Q: What kind of place...
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Asian Survey. 2005; 453453–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.3.453
Published: 01 June 2005
... 1.2 SOURCE: Byung-Kook Kim, Electoral Politics and Economic Crisis, 1997 1988, in Larry Diamond and Kim, eds., Consolidating Democracy in South Korea (Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rien- ner, 2000), p. 181. NOTE: DLP 5 Kim Young Sam; PDP 5 Kim Dae Jung; UPP 5 Chung Joo Young; NP (New Party) 5 Park Chan Jong...
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Asian Survey. 2004; 446794–814 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2004.44.6.794
Published: 01 December 2004
...- tancing himself Òas much as possibleÓ from Pyongyang, Putin reestablished friendly relations by building a Òfeeling of personal friendship.Ó21 The Mos- cow Declaration that was signed at the end of Kim Jong-ilÕs visit to Moscow in July-August 2001 was seen as a straightforward reßection of the two...