North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Feb. 2

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Weekly Roundup

February 2 – How Fast is the North Korean Economy Growing?

February 1 – Advice Column: David Straub for the Korea Economic Institute

January 31 – The Thae Yong-ho Interviews

January 30 – Trump Bans North Korean Refugees

January 27 – Mannequin Challenge in the Korean Basketball League

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