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The Korean electricity sector is distinguished from those of other OECD countries by its rapid expansion. Electricity demand in Korea tripled over the period 1987-97. While demand for electricity dropped in 1998 due to the recession, it has rebou...
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Can the national administration ensure that social and economic regulations are based on core principles of good regulation? Regulatory reform requires clear policies and the administrative machinery to carry them out, backed by concrete politica...
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This is a case study on the quality of public expenditure in Korea. It focuses on the imperitive for change, new initiatives in place, performance-based budgeting, the lessons learned and issues raised.
This paper analyses trends in Korean venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2001-2002.
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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
Joint OECD - Korean government conference. Seoul, Korea, 2-3 May 2002.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2000-2001.
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Seoul, 13-14 December 2001. Second Korea-OECD Conference on "Korea's Five Years in the OECD: Finding a New Path". Keynote speech by Dr. William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD.
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Competition policy and enforcement have promoted two fundamental aspects of reform in Korea: increased reliance on markets rather than central government direction to drive growth and increased openness and transparency of public institutions and major private enterprises. Korea’s independent competition agency, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), plays a central role in major reform efforts, and it has stepped up its enforcement