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North Korea Moves (Further) to the Left

January 7, 2010

Marcus Noland says the Pyongyang regime's currency "reform," which replaced all currency in circulation, was an attack on the emerging market economy that could stir unhappiness among private economy elites.





RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Policy Brief 10-1: The Winter of Their Discontent: Pyongyang Attacks the Market [pdf] January 2010

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Book: Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform March 2007


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