Publications & Documents

  • 24-April-2012


    Official visit of the Secretary-General to Korea (Seoul, 25 - 27 April 2012)

    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.

  • 20-March-2012


    OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Korea 2012 - Raising Standards

    At a time when ever more information is available about the quality of health care, the challenge for policy makers is to better understand the policies and approaches that sit behind the numbers. Korea is the first country report in a new OECD series evaluating the quality of health care across OECD countries – whether care is safe, effective and responsive to patients’ needs. OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality examine

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  • 26-February-2012


    Health: better primary care is key to improving Korea’s healthcare system

    A new OECD series of Health Care Quality Reviews opens with a review of Korea.

  • 26-February-2012


    Health: better primary care is key to improving Korea’s healthcare system

    Korea’s healthcare system depends too much on hospitals to treat the ill and not enough on community-based medical practices to keep people healthy, according to OECD’s Health Care Quality Review: Korea.

  • 9-February-2012


    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

  • 3-January-2012

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    Working Paper: The Implementation of the Korean Green Growth Strategy in Urban Areas

    This report on the Korean Strategy for Green Growth and its implementation in urban areas assesses the contributions of sub-national governments to Korea‟s National Strategy for Green Growth and identifies the main challenges for effective implementation at the local level.

  • 15-December-2011


    Society at a Glance - Asia/Pacific Edition 2011

    Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.

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  • 7-December-2011


    OECD Statistical Profile of Korea

    The country statistical profiles include a wide range of indicators on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society.

  • 1-December-2011


    OECD Secretary-General remarks at the final press conference of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan

    Never before has there been such an inclusive and fully engaged process behind international development, said M. Gurría. The outcome document endorsed in Busan is important, but even more important is the buy-in it represents, he added.

  • 30-November-2011


    Aid effectiveness: From words to action

    The economic crisis has meant global poverty is on the rise again. The Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan is an opportunity to ensure that development cooperation can make a difference in tackling hunger and improving people’s lives, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.

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