Famine and Reform in North Korea

@article{Noland2004FamineAR,
  title={Famine and Reform in North Korea},
  author={Marcus Noland},
  journal={Asian Economic Papers},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-40}
}
North Korea has been in a food emergency for more than a decade and in the 1990s experienced a famine that may have claimed one million lives. The crisis is distinguished by its protracted nature, and although conditions have eased somewhat in recent years, the situation remains precarious, and the country could lapse back into famine. This paper reviews the origins of the North Korean food crisis, the impact of the 1990s famine, and the prospects for resolution of the emergency in light of… 
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