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The rapid expansion of education in Korea is exceptional and has played a key role in its economic
development. Sustaining Korea’s growth potential in the face of demographic headwinds requires further
improving the education system to boost productivity growth.
While Korea remains one of the fastest-growing OECD economies, its potential growth rate per capita is projected to decelerate from around 4% during the current decade to around 2¼ per cent during the 2030s.
Korea faces the challenge of reversing rising inequality while sustaining robust economic growth.
Korea, which has had the highest growth rate of greenhouse gas emissions in the OECD area since 1990, adopted an ambitious Green Growth Strategy in 2009.
최근 발표된 OECD의 한국경제보고서에 따르면, 한국은 대부분의 OECD 국가보다 빠르고 역동적으로 글로벌 위기를 극복했지만, 견조한 경제성장만으로는 빠르게 진행되고 있는 고령화와 불평등의 증가 등에 의해 초래되는 근본적인 문제를 해결하는데 충분하지 않을 것이다.
Korea recovered faster and more vigorously from the global crisis than most OECD countries, but strong economic growth alone will not be enough to address the fundamental challenges posed by its rapidly ageing population and rising inequality, according to the latest Economic Survey of Korea.
At the launch of the Economic Survey of Korea, A. Gurría. said the country needs to sustain strong economic growth while achieving social cohesion through a fair distribution of income.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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Korean version of Health-Care Reform in Korea(Economics Department Working Papers No. 797)
The intensification of the global financial crisis in late 2008 led to large capital outflows from Korea and turmoil in its capital markets.
- Economic Survey of Korea 2010