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North Korean Bold Switchover

NBR analyzed the potential domestic and regional economic benefits that would emerge from a potential North Korean "bold switchover" in security policy with a 2006 conference in Beijing, entitled "Regional Economic Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The 'Bold Switchover' Concept."

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Travis Tanner
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"Bold Switchover" Roundtable in Asia Policy

Read the Asia Policy roundtable in which "Bold Switchover" conference participants Nicholas Eberstadt, Richard Ellings, Bradley Babson, and Marcus Noland examine two different future scenarios in North Korea security policy.

Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The "Bold Switchover" Conference

At the January 18–19, 2006, conference, entitled "Regional Economic Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The 'Bold Switchover' Concept," participants examined the ways in which a hypothetical relaxation of North Korea's security posture would affect regional trade, investment, output, and employment, with papers by Nicholas Eberstadt, Charles Wolf, Masahiro Kawai, Bradley Babson, Marcus Noland, and Zhao Huji.