Some good recent articles on the DPRK economy

“North Korea’s Resource Headache”
The Diplomat
Andray Abrahamian & Geoffrey See

This article brings up the notion of the “natural resource curse”–a topic I briefly mentioned in the context fo the DPRK back in 2010-6-3. Marcus Noland responds to the piece here.

“Will North Korea’s Plans for Foreign Investment Make It a More Prosperous Nation?”
38 North
Bradley Babson

“North Korea redefines ‘minimum’ wage”
Asia Times
Andrei Lankov

And finally, congratulations to Geoffrey See at Choson Exchange. See why here.


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