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Author Wolf, Charles, Jr., 1924-2016.

Title North Korean paradoxes : circumstances, costs, and consequences of Korean unification / Charles Wolf, Jr., Kamil Akramov.

Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxi, 71 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "MG-333-OSD"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-71).
Contents Preamble: purpose and roadmap -- North Korea: obscurities and paradoxes -- Size, growth, and structure of the North Korean economy -- How the system might unravel: scenarios for reunification -- The capital costs of Korean reunification: estimation and management -- Other estimates of reunification costs -- Is Germany's reunification experience relevant? -- Conclusions: effects of Korean security policies and programs.
Summary Analyzes economic, political, and security issues associated with Korean unification. Considers how the North Korean system might unravel, leading to possible unification would be under differing circumstances and assumptions. Compares points of relevance and nonrelevance between the German experience with the unification in the 1990s and what might occur in Korea.
Other author Akramov, Kamil.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Korean reunification question (1945- )
Security, International.
Korea (North) -- Economic policy.
Korea (North) -- Politics and government.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9780833040787 (electronic bk.)
9780833040756 (electronic bk.)
0833040758 (electronic bk.)
0833040782 (electronic bk.)