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The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific...and the world.
Rüdiger Frank

Rüdiger Frank is Chair and Professor of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna and Head of its Department of East Asian Studies. He is also an adjunct professor at Korea University and the University of North Korean Studies (Kyungnam University) in Seoul. He holds an M.A. in Korean Studies, Economics and International Relations and a Ph.D. in Economics. In 1991/1992, he spent one semester as a language student at Kim Il-sung University in P’yŏngyang and has been researching North Korea ever since. Visiting positions have included Columbia University New York and Korea University, Seoul. He is Vice President of the Association for Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE) and acting President of the U.S. and Hong Kong-based Asian Politics and History Association (APHA). He is also Deputy Chief Editor of the “European Journal of East Asian Studies” and an Associate of “The Asia Pacific Journal”. He is the founding editor of a new book series at Brill titled “Security and International Relations in East Asia”. His major research fields are socialist transformation in East Asia and Europe (with a focus on North Korea), state-business relations in East Asia, and regional integration in East Asia. His most recent books are: (with S. Burghart, eds., 2010): Driving Forces of Socialist Transformation: North Korea and the Experience of Europe and East Asia, Vienna: Praesens, (ed., 2011): Exploring North Korean Arts, Nuremberg: Verlag fuer Moderne Kunst, (with Heung Chong Kim and Sung-Hoon Park, eds., 2012): Korea and East Asia in a Changing Regional and Global Environment, Seoul: KIEP and (with John Swenson-Wright, eds., 2013): Korea and East Asia: The Stony Road to Collective Security, Leiden and Boston: Brill.

For more information, see http://wirtschaft.ostasien.univie.ac.at.

For publications, see http://univie.academia.edu/RuedigerFrank
Email: ruediger.frank@univie.ac.at

Articles
ID Author Title
4048 Rüdiger Frank
The Arirang Mass Games of North Korea 朝鮮民主主義人民共和国のアリラン祭
3923 Rüdiger Frank
Why now is a good time for economic engagement of North Korea いまこそ北朝鮮と経済面での関係づくりを
3697 Bruce Cumings, Rüdiger Frank
North Korea’s Dynastic Succession  北朝鮮の指導者継承
3674 Rüdiger Frank
North Korea after Kim Jong Il: The Kim Jong Un era and its challenges  金正日後の北朝鮮−−金正恩時代とその直面する難題
3429 Rüdiger Frank
Power Restructuring in North Korea: Annointing Kim Jong Il's Successor  北朝鮮における権力再構成−−金成日後継者選び
3307 Rüdiger Frank
Money in Socialist Economies: The Case of North Korea 社会主義経済における貨幣−−北朝鮮の場合
3197 Rüdiger Frank
Ideological Risk versus Economic Necessity: The Future of Reform in North Korea
2930 Rüdiger Frank
Has the Next Great Leader of North Korea Been Announced? [Japanese Translation Available]
2866 Mark Selden, Rüdiger Frank, Y J Oh
The Coming Crisis in Finance and Energy: Korea as a solution for East Asia?
2723 Rüdiger Frank
Pragmatism and North Korea Policy
2610 Rüdiger Frank, Anna Fifield
Famine and the Market: North Korea Meets Keynes
2341 Rüdiger Frank
Can Economic Theory Demystify North Korea?
2282 Rüdiger Frank
The Political Economy of Sanctions Against North Korea
2099 Rüdiger Frank
International Aid for North Korea: Sustainable Effects or a Waste of Resources?