Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0231140003
ISBN-10: 0231140002
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Editorial Reviews


A rigorous study. -- Anna Fifield ― Financial Times

This book belongs on the list of required reading. -- Claudia Rosett ― New York Sun

This is a haunting, exasperating, sobering look at an ongoing tragedy. -- Terry Hong ― The Bloomsbury Review

The quality of analysis and prose is consistently high throughout. -- Brian Myers ― Acta Koreana

A comprehensive and penetrating account. ― Swarthmore College Bulletin

A readable, well-researched, and insightful analysis... Highly recommended. ― Choice

Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform offers a systematic bird's eye view of the fundamental causes and consequences of North Korea's famine. -- Chung Min Lee ― Asia Policy

Backed by data treated with appropriate caution, Haggard and Noland cogently present the sad North Korean story... [An] impressive work. ― The Lancet

Famine in North Korea is as good as the best of its genre. -- Raghav Gaiha ― Development and Change

[An] essential book. -- Stephen Devereux ― Journal of Economic Literature

This book will be of interest to those in the Korean studies field as well as among humanitarian and public policy circles -- Suzy Kim ― The Journal of Asian Studies

About the Author

Stephan Haggard is the Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Pathways from the Periphery; The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions (with Robert Kaufman); and The Political Economy of the Asian Financial Crisis.Marcus Noland is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a senior fellow at the East-West Center. He has served as an occasional consultant to such organizations as the World Bank and the National Intelligence Council.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Columbia University Press; 1st edition (January 1, 2007)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0231140002
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0231140003
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.28 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.2 x 1 x 9.3 inches
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