The main purposes of this study are to project migration flows of North Korean population after South-North Korea Integration or system transition of North Korea, and to provide policy recommendations to mitigate the negative effects of the migration. For the purposes, this study examines migration environments including development of market, urban development policy in North Korea, and analyzes current migration patterns taking particular focuses on migration between urban and rural areas. And, this study also explores the migration patterns and the social and demographic impacts after the reunification of East and West Germany, which can be important evidences to forecast migration pattern in the Korea peninsular in the future.
This study shows that rural population in North Korea is abnormally large reaching about 40% of the total population, and mega-cities development has been controlled by North Korean development principle of 'regional self-reliance system'. The urban development strategy generated the serious regional disparity and the less developed industrial integration at national level. (The rest is ommitted)
- 남북한 통합시 인구이동 전망과 대응과제(A projection of migration flows after South-North Korea integration and policy measures)
- 이상림; 조영태; 김지연; 신상수
남북한 통합시 인구이동 전망과 대응과제(A projection of migration flows after South-North Korea integration and policy measures)
|Series Title; No||연구보고서 / 2012-47-13|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Social Development < Population|