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TITLE KRIHS-KDI Co-Host 2015 Conference on North Korea’s Economy and Land Use
DATE 2015-04-20 HIT 3604
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KRIHS-KDI Co-Host 2015 Conference on North Korea’s Economy and Land Use



About: Review of North Korean studies in 2014 and discussion on future studies
Date: March 20, 2015
At: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements

Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) and Korea Development Institute (KDI) co-hosted the 2015 Conference on North Korea’s Economy and Land Use, at the KRIHS hall, on March 20, 2015. In the first session on the North’s economy, Kim Seokjin of Korea Institute of National Unification and Lee Seok of KDI reviewed North Korean studies from the previous year. that Cho Byeonggu of KDI was the moderator for the session. In the second session about the land use of North Korea, moderated by Professor Kim Wonbae of Yonsei University, a group of experts including Seo Jongwon of The Korea Transport Institute, Kim Kyeongsul of Korea Energy Economics Institute, and Park Sehoon of KRIHS participated as presenters.
More experts in different areas participated in sectoral discussions and talked about the studies presented on the conference and future North Korean studies. Participants of the discussions were: Kwon Youngkyeong of Education Center for Unification, Kim Younghoon of Korea Rural Economic Institute, Lee Gyeongdeock of the Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation Division at the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Yim Hoyeol of Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Na Heeseung of Korea Railroad Research Institute, and Jang Hwanbin of Korea Development Cooperation Research Networks.