Closing the Kaesŏng Industrial Zone: An Assessment

The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 6, No. 7

12 Pages Posted: 25 Nov 2016

Date Written: March 15, 2016

Abstract

Prof. Frank and Theo Clement discuss the Kaesong closure in more detail, looking at the balance sheet for South Korea and for North Korea. They conclude: "...it seems fair to conclude that neither side clearly wins from the Kaesŏng closure, indeed, that both sides face losses..."

Keywords: Asian Studies, Korean Studies, East Asia, East Asian Studies, Korean History, Korea (North and/or South), Korean War, Korea, North Korea (politics and society), North Korea, Kaesong

Suggested Citation

Frank, Ruediger and Clement, Theo, Closing the Kaesŏng Industrial Zone: An Assessment (March 15, 2016). The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 6, No. 7, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2874363

Ruediger Frank (Contact Author)

University of Vienna ( email )

Spitalgasse 2, 2.3
Vienna, Vienna 1090
Austria

Theo Clement

Independent

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