Case | HBS Case Collection | December 1998 (Revised March 2001)

Korea Stock Exchange, 1998

by Tarun Khanna, Krishna G. Palepu and James Chang


Following a major financial crisis, the South Korean government attempted to revive the Korea Stock Exchange to spur equity investment in Korean companies. This case describes the reforms undertaken so far and the challenges that lay ahead.

Keywords: Equity; Stocks; Restructuring; Emerging Markets; Corporate Governance; Business and Government Relations; Accounting Industry; Financial Services Industry; South Korea;


Khanna, Tarun, Krishna G. Palepu, and James Chang. "Korea Stock Exchange, 1998." Harvard Business School Case 199-033, December 1998. (Revised March 2001.)