The Korean Business Conglomerate: Chaebol Then and Now

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Kang, Myung Hun
Korea Research Monograph 21
1996. 254 pp.
ISBN 1-55729-051-2
$18.50

Contents

List of Tables and Figures—vi

Foreword—ix

Acknowledgements—xi

1. Introduction—1

Part I: Origin and Growth of Chaebol

2. Origins—9

3. The Growth Path—37

4. The Japanese Business Group: Zaibatsu—63

Part II: Characteristics of Chaebol and the Growth Mechanism

5. Characteristics of the Chaebol—95

6. Nexus with Government—127

7. Sources of Growth—157

Part III: Evaluation of the Current State of the Korean Economy

8. The Current Position in the Korean Economy—187

9. Economic Effect and Evidence—203

10. Forward Implications—229

Bibliography—243

Index—251


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