Economic Research Institute

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Name: Economic Research Institute
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Korea's Labor Productivity Falls Precipitously after the 2008 Crisis...Study

Korea's labor productivity is falling faster than that of any other industrialized country. Even though employment is rising but the economy has little vitality. The problem of "employment without economic growth" is more pronounced in Korea than anywhere ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

S.Korea shares hit 3-year intraday high, won up

* KOSPI lifted by foreigners, institutions * Won supported by current account surplus * Investors steady ahead of U.S. GDP and FOMC SEOUL, July 29 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rose to their highest in three years on Tuesday, in line with their Asian ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

'Sharing economy' growing on demand

By Yoon Ja-youngThere are 80 million power drills in the United States, but each of them is used an average of only 13 minutes in its lifetime. Then why should everybody own one?That's a question posed by Brian Chesky, the CEO of Airbnb, an online travel ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Reform implementation poses major challenges

Stimulus measures have worsened existing imbalances, expert saysWang Xiaolu believes the latest economic data provides evidence the Chinese economy is rebalancing.The 63-year-old is deputy director of the National Economic Research Institute, a leading ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Argentina at risk of another default giving a lesson to Korea

Negotiations between the Argentinian government and the U.S. creditors held on July 26 local time in New York have collapsed. Argentina president Fernandez said there would be no default (dishonored debts) but there are more than a few skeptics. Argentina ... [Published Donga.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Firms should reinvest 70% of net profit'

Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan make a speech at a seminar hosted by the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) in PyeongChang, Saturday. / YonhapBy Kim Yoo-chulBig firms reinvesting 65 to 70 percent of their net profits will not face a tax on their cash ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Economic institute chief calls for deregulation

The government should drastically cut through red tape to revive the economy, says Korea Economic Research Institute head Kwon Tae-shin."It's fair to say that Korea isn't a haven for doing business for foreign, and even local, investors," he said at a ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Deepening Sino dependency latent risks for S. Korean economy: experts

China's growing influence in the South Korean economy may turn into a serious problem across industries, experts said Friday, urging Seoul to diversify sources of foreign investment to hedge against such risks.Exports to China, now South Korea's biggest ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Risk, South Korea, China
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

N.Korea in Pie-in-the Sky Economic Zone Scheme

North Korea last year designated an ambitious 13 special economic zones in November in the provinces last year and another six in Pyongyang and North and South Pyongan Provinces.It also announced that the border city of Sinuiju and surrounding areas, ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Can 'smart homes' be smarter?

A model shows off Samsung's Smart Home app — which can connect to multiple home appliances including televisions, air conditioners and refrigerators — at the International Smart Home Building Show at COEX./ Courtesy of Samsung ElectronicsBy Bahk Eun- ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sales outlook strengthens for Johnson County housing market

Johnson County’s housing market was relatively stable in May, but one indicator of future sales activity surged, according to the latest monthly survey by the County Economic Research Institute.Building permits for new single-family homes climbed nearly ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ELI offers good news on Erie economy

The stock market has been rising, local manufacturing employment is holding steady and workers in Pennsylvania factories are putting in longer work weeks.If past performance is any indicator, that adds up to good news for the Erie economy.That's the message ... [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 21 2014]

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...keep tapering its stimulus while maintaining ultra-low interest rates," said Hong Seok-chan, an analyst at Daishin Economic Research Institute. "How hawkish the Fed will turn on recent positive indicators like jobs data will likely be the issue in focus." South Korea posted a 37th straight month of current account surpluses in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, central bank data showed on Tuesday, as...
"The extended global low growth and the advancement of the hyper-connected society have boosted the sharing economy services to grow steeply recently" Sung says
"I think you can see some initial rebalancing of the economy over the past couple of years. No one quarter would define rebalancing since it is very much a long-term, rather than short-term process" he says

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CCIEE Holds 60th Monthly Economic Talk [Published CCIEE - 3 hours ago]
Korea's Labor Productivity Falls Precipitously ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - 9 hours ago]
S.Korea shares hit 3-year intraday high, won up [Published Sharenet - Jul 29 2014]
'Sharing economy' growing on demand [Published Korea Times - Jul 28 2014]
S.Korea stocks, won inch up for second session;... [Published Sharenet - Jul 28 2014]
Reform implementation poses major challenges [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 28 2014]
Reform implementation poses major challenges [Published China Daily Asia - Jul 28 2014]
China's widening economic fault lines [Published Business Spectator - Jul 28 2014]
Argentina at risk of another default giving a l... [Published Donga.com - Jul 27 2014]
'Firms should reinvest 70% of net profit' [Published Korea Times - Jul 27 2014]
Economic institute chief calls for deregulation [Published Korea Times - Jul 25 2014]
Deepening Sino dependency latent risks for S. K... [Published Korea Times - Jul 25 2014]
Rebalancing seen in 10 years [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
N.Korea in Pie-in-the Sky Economic Zone Scheme [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 25 2014]
The Jones Act and the Energy Price Hawaii Pays ... [Published Hawaii Free Press - Jul 25 2014]
POLL-Japan's growth forecast trimmed but BOJ ea... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
Can 'smart homes' be smarter? [Published Korea Times - Jul 23 2014]
Sales outlook strengthens for Johnson County ho... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 22 2014]
ELI offers good news on Erie economy [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 21 2014]
Is ASEAN Economic Community a top Jokowi priori... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 20 2014]
Despite legal challenges, NYS implements restri... [Published Lexology - Jul 18 2014]
City raises salary range for new city manager [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
Water changes and tax changes in pre-Budget sub... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 17 2014]
Korea's biz community opposes gov't move to tax... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Is August Rate Cut Likely? 65% of "Hankyung Eco... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Companies oppose carbon plan [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
WB country director to keynote CSR expo [Published Philippine Star - Jul 16 2014]
Finance minister peppers growth with caution [Published Korea Times - Jul 16 2014]
S.Korea's carbon trading to cost $27 bln; shoul... [Published Sharenet - Jul 16 2014]
Southeast Asia set for e-commerce boom [Published Red Herring - Jul 15 2014]
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Economic challenges on agenda ahead of ASEAN su... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 06 2014]
PARIS — Ken Zaw, Burma’s Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, yesterday outlined challenges awaiting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the region moves closer to regional economic integration. Those challenges, ...
Japan Inc. Doubts BOJ’s Inflation Target [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 02 2014]
One year since introducing a radical monetary easing program to defeat falling prices and spur 2% inflation, the Bank of Japan on Wednesday received a disappointing score card from business managers at home. BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has been saying ...
February Inflation Reading Isn’t Necessarily Ba... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Mar 28 2014]
One major reason few believe in the Bank of Japan ’s bullish price outlook is inflation in imported energy, which is widely expected to moderate now that the yen has stabilized. From that perspective, Friday’s data may not be so bad for the central ...
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