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STI policy and Korean development

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Korea
Land area: 210,000 Km² (South: 99k Km²)
Population: 70 million (South: 48 mill) Economic System: South: Market North: Socialist
Bordering with world super powers: Major historical changes on the Korea peninsula have been largely the results of rivalries and cooperation among those countries…
12/2/2014
Chung STI Policy
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Geo-economic features….
 A country with a small land – app 210,000 sq Km or 99,000 sq Km, if excluding the northern part of the peninsula, of which ¾ is non-arable mountains  Very poor in natural resources – no oil reserve, insignificant reserves of coal and other mineral resources  Historically, very limited economic interactions with western powers due to geographical remoteness – retarded in industrialization  But it has had to support a large population – 80 million people
Cultural inheritance….
 A uni-cultural society strongly influenced by Confucian tradition
placing highest value on scholarship and education social order based on vertical relationships – respect for seniors and the elderly
 Very closely knitted society, where family, school, religious and regional backgrounds are very important determinants of inter-personal relationships  Relatively high social mobility – education


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Title STI policy and Korean development
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Chung, Sungchul

Publisher

[Seoul]:KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2014-11
Event

2014 GDLN Blended Learning Program

Pages 50
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Industry and Technology < Science/Technology
Holding KDI School