Over the last two decades, North Korea has gone through a remarkable, though incomplete, transformation. Markets have proliferated and have largely supplanted the moribund state economy. This article discusses labor relations in North Korea’s nascent private sector. It is based on interviews with a number of North Korean entrepreneurs who now reside in the South.
North Korea’s new capitalists and their workers: Business practice and labor relations
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Andrei Lankov, Peter Ward, Ho-yeol Yoo, Ji-young Kim; North Korea’s new capitalists and their workers: Business practice and labor relations. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 September 2017; 50 (3): 157–167. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2017.06.001
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