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The Korean labour market continues to perform well after a quick recovery from the global economic crisis. Korea’s unemployment rate was 3.2% in May 2012, 0.2% point lower than a year earlier, and nearly down to its pre-crisis level of 3.1%.
Governments looking to boost their fisheries sector should review their policies to create incentives for economically and environmentally sustainable fisheries, according to a new OECD report.
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한국의 GDP 대비 국민의료비 비중은 2000년 4.5% 에서 2010년 처음으로 7%을 넘은 것(7.1%)으로 나타났다. 그러나 한국의 GDP 대비 국민의료비 비중 7.1%는 OECD 평균 9.5 %에 비해서는 낮은 편이다. 미국은 GDP 대비 17.6%로 가장 높다.
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.
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This report reviews the Korean experience in fostering industrialisation and technological catching up, highlighting the reforms and policies that have been put in place to address regional development.
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.
This comprehensive review of urban policy assesses Korea’s approach to sustainable urban development as expressed in its recent urban policy reform and national green growth agenda.
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This publication is intended to be a quick reference guide for anyone with a role to play in encouraging quality through Korea's early childhood education and care (ECEC) curriculum.
On the occasion of his visit to Seoul, Angel Gurría will present the OECD economic survey of Korea and will meet with government and business representatives.