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  • 26-November-2018


    The Future of Well-being

    Korea has consistently positioned itself at the leading edge of societal and technological change. Nowhere is that more visible than here in Incheon, an ultra-modern, forward-looking city by the sea.

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  • 23-November-2018


    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Incheon, Korea, on 26-27 November 2018

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Incheon, Korea, on 26-27 November 2018 to attend the 6th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy, where he will deliver a Keynote Address at the Inaugural session.

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  • 22-November-2018


    Managing the Water-Energy-Land-Food Nexus in Korea - Policies and Governance Options

    This report assesses the key bottlenecks within the water-energy-land-food nexus in Korea, and proposes policy recommendations and governance arrangements to future-proof environmental integrity and enhance sustainable growth. The increasing pressure caused by urbanisation, industrialisation, population growth and climate change in Korea has led to more land consumption and augmented water supply, at the expense of the environment and at a high cost for public finance. Korea has engaged with the OECD via a national policy dialogue to explore best practices from the wider international community to better manage the nexus at the river basin scale.
  • 24-October-2018


    Working Better with Age: Korea

    Korea faces unique ageing and employment challenges. On the one hand, it will experience much faster population ageing than any other OECD country: the old-age dependency ratio (population aged 65+ over population aged 15-64), for example, is projected to increase from 20% today to around 70% in 2050. On the other hand, employment rates of older workers are already very high: in the age group 65-69, for example, 45% of all Koreans work compared with an OECD average of 25% (2016 data). However, most older people in Korea end up in poor-quality jobs after ending their core career in their early 50s, with low and insecure earnings and little or no social protection. This report looks at the reasons for the current labour market and income situation of older workers in Korea, especially the role of employment and employer practices. It examines the best ways forward for policy makers and employers to increase the quality of life and work of older workers whilst maintaining their high employment rate.
  • 6-September-2018


    Transfer Pricing Country Profiles

    These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.

  • 13-August-2018

    English, PDF, 484kb

    Korea - Medium-term prospects for major agricultural commodities 2018-2027

    These graphs offer a brief summary of the commodity trade situation in the country.

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  • 3-August-2018


    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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  • 4-July-2018

    Korean, PDF, 510kb

    OECD Employment Outlook 2018 - Key findings for Korea (in Korean)

    최근 대한민국의 고용이 빠르게 둔화되어 노동시장 상황이 약화되었다. 그럼에도 불구하고, 대한민국 노동시장은 글로벌 금융위기 이후 빠르게 회복되어, 고용이 지속적으로 증가하였고 실업이 낮게 유지되어 왔다.

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  • 4-July-2018

    English, PDF, 239kb

    OECD Employment Outlook 2018 - Key findings for Korea

    Recently, labour market conditions have weakened in Korea, with a sharp slowdown in employment growth. Nevertheless, Korea has broadly shown a strong labour market recovery from the crisis with employment increasing steadily and unemployment remaining low.

  • 26-June-2018


    Producer and Consumer Support Estimates database

    Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.

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