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Scholarly Publications

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

December 2012

These working papers on the South Korean economy are the product of an annual conference series on Korean affairs hosted by Stanford University's Korean Studies Program (KSP), and made possible by...

Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy

March 2006

This book explains the roots, politics, and legacy of Korean ethnic nationalism, which is based on the sense of a shared bloodline and ancestry.

Other Publications

Analyzing the Structure and Performance of Kim Jong-un's Regime

June 2017

As Kim Jong-un begins his sixth year as leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), it is appropriate to shift the focus from his moves to consolidate power to the impact that the...

News

FSI scholars visit US Pacific Command Headquarters

February 2016

Seventeen faculty members and researchers from Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies were hosted at U.S.

Anti-Poverty Program Reduces Violence in Civil Conflicts

February 2016

An anti-poverty aid program in the Philippines is not only helping the poor, but also decreasing political violence and insurgency.

Asia "pivot" emphasizes security over economy, says Stanford's Emmerson

May 2012

The term "pivot" has fallen out of favor in Washington, but the Obama administration's heightened interest in Asia is real and ongoing, says Donald Emmerson, director of Stanford's Southeast Asia...

Events

How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy: Aid Dependence in Cambodia

November 26, 2012

The more a country depends on aid, the more distorted are its incentives to manage its own development in sustainably beneficial ways.

Colonialism, Collaboration, and Criminality: How Europe and East Asia Confront the Memory and Legacy of World War II

June 16, 2011

Even though the last of the remaining aged survivors of the Second World War who fought and suffered through its horrors are now dying out, interpretations of what happened remain politically and...

Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America and the Persecution of John S. Service

September 30, 2009

Lynne Joiner, author of Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America and the Persecution of John S. Service will discuss and read from her new book, available October 7, 2009.

People

Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology