22 December 2016 — South Korea has long been hailed as the growth miracle of the east. Yet, currently its economy is weak, and its industrial titans seem to be unable to carry the burden of the nation’s growth. The shadow of chaebols also lies heavily on the SME sector.
In this article, the South Korean experience is compared with that of Finland. Per Stenius contributes with his views on the Korean economy. This article originally appeared in the business magazine Forum, issue 12/2016, and is available online (in Swedish).