Publications & Documents


  • 3-December-2012

    English

    Korea - DAC Peer Reviews of Development Co-operation, 2012

    An aid recipient less than two decades ago, Korea is now a donor and sharing its experience of how to use development co-operation as a catalyst to promote long-term sustainable growth in other countries.

  • 28-November-2012

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    Measuring the evolution of Korea's material living standards, 1980-2010

    Statistics Working Paper N. 45- 2012/2 - This Statistics Working Paper, based on a production-theoretic framework, measures the effects of real output prices, primary inputs, multi-factor productivity growth, and depreciation on Korea’s real net income growth over the past 30 years. The empirical analysis is based on a new dataset for Korea with detailed information on labour and capital inputs, including series on land and

  • 27-November-2012

    English

    Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2012

    This second edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies.

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  • 23-November-2012

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    Energy Policies of IEA Countries: The Republic of Korea 2012

    Korea, the world’s thirteenth-largest economy and the seventh-largest exporter, is an energy-intensive nation. In 2008, the country adopted a long-term “green growth” strategy to foster economic development by means of low-carbon technologies and clean energy; since then, the government has implemented many policies to support these goals.

    In 2012, Korea announced an emissions-trading scheme -- the first of its kind in Asia

  • 4-October-2012

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    OECD Review of Regulatory Reform: Korea

    This page provides access to the reviews on regulatory policy carried out in Korea in 2000 and in 2007 as well as updates on regulatory policy and governance in Korea.

  • 10-September-2012

    English, PDF, 1,031kb

    Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Korea

    Korea has reduced the share of individuals without upper secondary education while the proportion of tertiary-educated individuals increased rapidly over the past 14 years.

  • 4-September-2012

    English, PDF, 1,822kb

    OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Skills beyond School Review of Korea

    OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Skills beyond School Review of Korea

  • 18-July-2012

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    Switzerland tops fixed broadband ranking, while Korea leads in wireless broadband

    Switzerland tops for the first time the OECD fixed broadband ranking, with 39.9 subscribers per 100 inhabitants, followed closely by the Netherlands (39.1) and Denmark (37.9). The OECD average is 25.6, according to new OECD statistics.

  • 11-July-2012

    English, PDF, 112kb

    Briefing note for the OECD Employment Outlook 2012: Korea

    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%.

  • 9-July-2012

    English

    Agriculture: Effective management and incentives can rebuild fisheries sector, says OECD at EXPO 2012

    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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