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Album Title: Korea Club with Marcus Noland
Date: November 18, 2014
Location: Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Description:

Marcus Noland is the executive vice president and director of studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. From 2009 through 2012, he served as the Institute's deputy director. His research addresses a wide range of topics at the interstice of economics, political science, and international relations. In the past he has written extensively on the economies of Japan, Korea, and China, and is unique among American economists in having devoted serious scholarly effort to the problems of North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification. Previously, he served as senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President of the United States and has held research and teaching positions at a number of establishments including Yale University, Korea Development Institute, Tokyo University and the East-West Center. 

 

Dr. Noland is the recipient of the 2000–01 Ohira Memorial Award for his book Avoiding the Apocalypse: The Future of the Two Koreas. Other publications include: Korea after Kim Jong-il (2004), Witness to Transformation: Refugee Insights into North Korea (2011), The Arab Economies in a Changing World (2007), and Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform (Columbia University Press, 2007)Dr. Noland received his BA from Swarthmore College and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University.

 

Photography by Camilla Gulbrekken (HRNK Intern) 

 

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