Famine in North Korea
Stephen Haggard and Marcus Noland talked about their book, Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform, published by Columbia University Press. The famine in North Korea took the lives of up to one million people in the 1990s. The authors talked about the root causes of the famine, the North Korean government’s response, the impact on each economic level of society, the failure of distribution systems, and minimum human needs. After their presentations the authors responded to audience members' questions. close
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Fred Bergsten Director Peterson Institute for International Economics
Stephan M. Haggard Visiting Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics
Marcus Noland Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics
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