January 17, 2014

Can North Korea Save the South?

William Pesek, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

As her second year begins, Park must accelerate efforts to restructure Korea’s outdated and top-heavy growth model. Folding unification into the strategy is audacious. In theory, combining the South’s capital and technology with the North’s human and natural resources could create a powerful growth engine.

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TAGGED: Park Geun-hye, South Korea, North Korea


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