Development Overview

Overview of Korea´s development experience

  1. Post-war reconstruction
    At the time of liberation in 1945, rural society was comprised of a small number of far
  2. Foreign aid and economic reconstruction
    Rhee Syngman, the first president of the young republic, strived to rebuild the econom
  3. Financial repression
    The government increased intervention in domestic financial markets to support the gov
  4. Government-led industrialization
    “Industrialization” was the central theme of the Five-Year Economic Plans t
  5. Export promotion
    As the new president, Park proclaimed that economic development would be the central ag


Collection of research papers and Materialson development issues


Information on development assistance programs in Korea