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Nearly Half of Defectors Engage in Private Economic Activities While in N. Korea

Nearly Half of Defectors Engage in Private Economic Activities While in N. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly half of North Korean defectors had experience of engaging in private-sector economic activities back in the communist nation, a poll showed Thursday. According to the poll conducted by the Korean Association of North Korean Studies and Hyundai Research Institute on North Korean defectors, 48 percent said that they [...]

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

Stay-at-home Moms Don’t Actually Have More Children

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — In major advanced countries, the more women engage in economic activities, the more children they have. According to a report from the Korea Association of Public Finance, based on 1990-2016 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) country panel data, the number of childbirths increased significantly as women’s participation [...]