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Korea under Siege, 1876-1945Capital Formation and Economic Transformation$
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Young-Iob Chung

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195178302

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195178300.001.0001

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 Introduction

 Introduction

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(p.3) 1 Introduction
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Korea under Siege, 1876-1945
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Young‐Iob Chung (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195178300.003.0001

This introductory chapter discusses the purpose of the book and its scope of analysis relative to the extent, pattern, and character of capital formation and its contribution to Korea's three stages of economic development and transformation. It identifies the reasons why the study of capital formation and economic transformation in Korea during the 70-year period is essential to understanding the path of the country's economic transformation. The chapter emphasizes the three major groups of players in Korea, namely, the Koreans, the Japanese, and foreigners (those other than Japanese and Korean nationals) whose role or lack of role was significant. The approach followed in this study is more behavioral and analytical than historical; the nature of the sources of data used in this book is also noted.

Keywords:   capital formation, economic development, transformation, behavioral approach, analytical approach

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