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Marcus Noland explains the North Korean economy

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[embedded content]Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes and Stitcher.This week’s episode covers the North Korean economy, how it has evolved over time, and why it is no longer accurate to think of it as the last bastion of Stalinist central planning. Our guest was Marcus Noland of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.If you found the chat interesting, you should check out these books:Unveiling the North Korean Economy: Collapse and TransitionHard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North KoreaThe North Korean Economy: Between Crisis and CatastropheFamine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and ReformYou may also appreciate this additional background information:The Korean peninsula was unified into a single state about 1100 years ago. By the late 1800s it had

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