• 15-October-2014


    Employment and Skills Strategies in Korea

    With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are now often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new creation, facilitate restructuring and increase productivity. The OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme has developed an international cross-comparative study examining the contribution of local labour market policy to boosting quality employment and enhancing productivity. In Korea, the review has looked at the range of institutions and bodies involved in employment and skills policies, focusing on local strategies in the Bucheon and Busan regions.

  • 24-July-2014


    Tourism and the Creative Economy

    As the significance of the creative economy continues to grow, important synergies with tourism are emerging, offering considerable potential to grow demand and develop new products, experiences and markets.These new links are driving a shift from conventional models of cultural tourism to new models of creative tourism based on intangible culture and contemporary creativity. This report examines the growing relationship between the tourism and creative sectors to guide the development of effective policies in this area. Drawing on recent case studies, it considers how to strengthen these linkages and take advantage of the opportunities to generate added value. Active policies are needed so that countries, regions and cities can realise the potential benefits from linking tourism and creativity. Key policy issues are identified.

  • 28-June-2012


    Food and the Tourism Experience: The OECD-Korea Workshop

    This publication provides an understanding of the role of food tourism in local economic development and its potential for country branding. It also presents several innovative case studies in the food tourism sector and the experience industry.

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  • 5-December-2011


    Intellectual Assets and Innovation: The SME Dimension

    This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.

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  • 8-November-2010


    Capacity building seminar: Local development, innovation and social capital (Trento, Italy)

    A one-day capacity building event was held at the Trento Centre on Monday, 8th of November, 2010. A delegation from the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour and Korean provincial governments visited the Trento Centre to examine strategies for stimulating local employment

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  • 15-February-2010


    OECD Tourism Trends & Policies 2010

    This book defines the major trends and challenges facing tourism in the next decade – from globalisation to environmental issues. Tourism data from 42 countries are presented and analysed including all OECD countries, and fast-growing tourism centres such as Brazil, Chile, China and India.

  • 24-July-2009


    Improving social inclusion at the local level through the social economy

    The development of tailored recommendations to promote and enhance the contribution of the social economy in fostering social inclusion is the aim of the project and guidance is being provided to national, regional and local actors on how to improve social inclusion capacity effectively.

  • 23-January-2009

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    Impact of Culture on Tourism - case study - Korea

    Downloadable case study by Korea for the OECD publication "The Impact of Culture on Tourism".

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  • 27-March-2008


    More Than Just Jobs: Workforce Development in a Skills-Based Economy

    This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...

  • 20-February-2008


    Tourism in OECD Countries 2008: Trends and Policies

    The first edition of a biennial publication which analyses best practice in OECD and selected non member economies. It surveys a number of initiatives taken by governments and businesses in the tourism field, and provides a statistical profile of tourism in reporting countries.

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