Food scarcity will exacerbate chronic hunger and could lead to starvation if prices and availability do not stabilize
Collapse of foreign currency prices could increase economic difficulties of North Korean households
After flirting with reformism, Kim Jong Un appears eager to return to central planning
Kim is no longer airing out his social concerns to just his close cadres or the party faithful
Mounting evidence suggests that North Korea will soon allow more imports into the country
DPRK leader Kim Jong Un gave a speech to party cell secretaries last week at a special conference
North Korea hinted that it was going to exert more state control over the economy, but is that really happening?
Large Western retail corporations could serve as a model for Pyongyang’s centrally-planned production
New data shows that the DPRK’s economic stagnation started much earlier than researchers previously thought
North Korea has a similar history to Cuba, but has lagged behind since the collapse of European communism in the 1990s
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