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Postal savings reform in Northeast Asia: Japan and South Korea


  • Arlene Mayeda


This issue of the Asia Focus is the first of a two-part series discussing recent developments affecting postal savings programs in Japan, South Korea, and China. Part One of the series reviews the historical underpinnings of the Japanese and South Korean postal savings programs and discusses recent reform efforts and current challenges. Part Two of the series will describe the development of the Chinese postal savings program and will provide a comparison of all three postal savings programs.

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  • Arlene Mayeda, 2008. "Postal savings reform in Northeast Asia: Japan and South Korea," Asia Focus, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Jul.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfaf:y:2008:i:jul

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