Kim Jong Il’s economic legacy, in one chart – The Washington Post

Nice and shocking chart to show how communism kills in any country.

At the time of Mao Zedong’s death, North Korea’s workers were more productive and better educated than China’s. But, as you can see from the graph below, North and South Korea’s economies massively diverged around 1976, as North Korea’s rigid central-planning economy failed to keep up:

via Kim Jong Il’s economic legacy, in one chart – The Washington Post.

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