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Korea under siege, 1876-1945 : capital formation and economic transformation

Author: Young-Iob Chung
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"The Korean economy was transformed from the opening of the hermit kingdom in 1876 to the end of Japanese rule in 1945. In Korea under Siege, Young-Iob Chung focuses on capital formation, economic growth, and structural changes. The so-called miraculous economic development in the southern half of the Korean peninsula has transformed the region from an agrarian economy to that of a major industrial power in a very
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chung, Young-Iob.
Korea under siege, 1876-1945.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)646932246
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Young-Iob Chung
ISBN: 0195178300 9780195178302
OCLC Number: 56198531
Description: xv, 390 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The traditional economy --
The transitional economy, 1876-1904 --
Economic reforms and investment under Japan --
Sectoral investment --
Sources and policies for investment --
Mobilization of savings for investment --
Economic growth and structural changes --
Income distribution, consumption, and saving --
Summary and Conclusions.
Responsibility: Young-Iob Chung.
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