The DPRK Economy: 38 North Interview of Dr. Yoon Deok-Ryong with Mike Chinoy

Part I discusses the internal dynamics of the North Korean economy including the overall structural deficiencies of the current system, and the challenges facing Kim Jong Un as he works to legitimize his rule.

Part II (07:37) takes a closer look at the evolving role of markets and foreign investment in North Korea, and their potential to bring about overall improvements in the system.

Part III (13:47) examines the external factors affecting the North’s economy, especially the role of China, South Korea and the United States.