• 5-October-2016

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    Society at a Glance 2016 - How does Korea compare?

    The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) remains elevated in many countries since the crisis. This country note examines the characteristics of those at risk of being NEET in Korea with policies to help meet the challenge. It also includes many new youth-specific indicators on family formation, self-sufficiency, income and poverty, health and social cohesion.

  • 21-September-2016


    OECD Reviews of Health Systems: A series of country reports

    Those in-depth studies of the health system of member countries focus on economic issues. They assess the performance of health systems in a comparative context, identify the main challenges faced by the country health system and put forward policy options to better meet them. Reviews are initiated at the request of the country to be examined and emphasis is placed on specific issues of key policy interest.

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  • 20-septembre-2016


    Statistiques du commerce international par produit - Volume 2016 Issue 4

    Cette base de données annuelles couvre un large éventail de statistiques sur le commerce international des pays de l'OCDE. Elle constitue une source fiable de données en valeur par produit et par pays partenaire. Chacun des cinq premiers volumes des Statistiques du commerce international par produit présente les statistiques relatives à six pays, celles-ci étant publiées dès réception des données. Le sixième volume porte sur les pays restants et sur les deux groupements de pays de l'OCDE ; Total-OCDE et UE28-Extra. Les tableaux se réfèrent aux sections et divisions de la classification Système Harmonisé SH 2012, (une et deux positions).

  • 9-juillet-2016

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2016 - Key findings for Korea (in Korean)

    다른 OECD 국가들과 비교할 때 대한민국은 글로벌 금융위기를 잘 견뎌냈다. 그 동안 3.5%에서 4.0% 사이의 낮은 실업률을 유지해 왔다. 2016년 5월 실업률은 3.7%로OECD 국가들 중 아이슬란드와 일본에 이어 세번째로 낮다

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  • 22-June-2016


    Government at a Glance: How Korea Compares

    This report provides a series of indicators on Korea's policymaking practices and government performance compared to those of other OECD countries and of the G7 countries. Based on the Korean government reform objectives, this publication discusses how to strengthen evidence-based policymaking in the Korean public administration and, more generally, how to improve public service delivery and results for more inclusive growth. Although Korea is currently in an enviable fiscal situation compared to other OECD and G7 countries, the growing old-age-dependency ratio will inevitably increase budget pressures in the coming years. Concrete actions are therefore needed now to promote greater efficiency and value for money in public spending and public service delivery.

  • 31-May-2016

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    How's life in Korea?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.

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  • 16-mai-2016


    Étude économique de la Corée 2016

    Etude disponible seulement en anglais.

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  • 22-April-2016


    Road Infrastructure, Inclusive Development and Traffic Safety in Korea

    Transport infrastructure opens new routes and creates connections. It increases prosperity by generating economic opportunities, reducing transport costs and supporting agglomeration economies. However, the increased traffic flows also generate environmental and social costs. In Korea, the amount of paved roads increased dramatically between 1951 and 2014, from 580 kilometres to over 87 000 kilometres. This expansion of Korea’s expressway, highway and major road network has created benefits for cities and rural areas across the country, contributing to both economic growth and inclusiveness. This rapid development of road infrastructure and motorisation has also resulted in relatively high traffic fatality rates. This report combines empirical research on the relationship between road infrastructure, inclusive economic development and traffic safety with an assessment of policies and governance structures to help governments find ways to create effective, safe and inclusive transport infrastructures.

  • 12-April-2016


    Taxing Wages: Korea

    The tax burden on labour income is expressed by the tax wedge, which is a measure of the net tax burden on labour income borne by the employee and the employer.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Korea

    Korea has the 5th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in Korea faced a tax wedge of 21.9% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.

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