Accession Number : ADA299879

Title :   The Korean Peninsula: Forecast of Demographic, Economic, and Political Trends.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Burnham, Ly H. ; Katz, Rodney

PDF Url : ADA299879

Report Date : SEP 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : This study examines population and economic trends in South Korea (Republic of Korea) and North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea). It discusses the effects of birth control, the aging population, and employment in the two countries. Current economic conditions and government strategies for economic development are analyzed. The vulnerability of North Korea to an economic blockade or sanctions and the impact of such actions are evaluated. Finally, two scenarios for peaceful reunification are provided, and the effects of peaceful reunification on the two Koreas, Asia, and the Pacific, and the world are discussed. The study includes statistical appendices, endnotes, and a bibliography.

Descriptors :   *POLITICAL SCIENCE, *ECONOMICS, *DEMOGRAPHY, SCENARIOS, NORTH KOREA, CONTROL, STRATEGY, AGING(MATERIALS), VULNERABILITY, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, STATISTICS, POPULATION, PATTERNS, KOREA, ASIA, SOUTH KOREA, BIRTH, PENINSULAS.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE