All posts tagged "GDP"

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    Size of S. Korea’s economy to catch up to Japan’s by 2020

    By Yoon Ja-young Korea’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to near $37,000 in five years, catching up to Japan. The report comes from estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook Database,...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • People laugh as they take part in performing a group exercise during a laughter yoga class in St. Albans, England on Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/ yonhap)
    Happiness does not come from higher income

    The latest addition to the burgeoning field of “happiness economics” has a sobering message for Britain: this is as good as it gets. For years, economists have debated if there is a cut-off point beyond which growth...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Jung Yung-taek, BOK director general (YONHAP)
    Korean economy grows at fastest rate in two years

    (Yonhap) The nation’s economy grew at the fastest clip in more than two years in the third quarter on recovering domestic demand and an increase in facility investment, the central bank said Thursday. Korea’s gross domestic product (GDP),...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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