Original sin of ‘economic polarization’ in Korea

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Korea Times

This was an article contribution by Associate Professor Shin Jang-Sup from the Department of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who is also former adviser to Korea’s finance minister, in which he discussed the baffling tendency to deny facts in the current discourse on income distribution in Korea. Assoc Prof Shing noted that one can only draw effective policy solutions when they are securely based on facts, adding that it is necessary to assess the facts in the Korean economy with a global and historical perspective. He opined that it is impossible to reach a meaningful resolution on the impasse as long as facts are denied or avoided.

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