22-December-2014

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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy

These reviews offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of government. They provide concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance.

10-December-2014

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Key findings for Korea: OECD Revenue Statistics and Consumption Tax Trends 2014

The tax burden in Korea declined by 0.5 percentage points from 24.8% to 24.3% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Korean standard VAT rate is 10%, which is well below the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

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9-December-2014

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Green growth and countries

There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Korea.

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1-December-2014

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Key findings on migration in Korea 2014

The stock of foreign population resident in Korea for more than 90 days was 1.12 million in December 2012, equivalent to 2.2% of the total population.

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1-December-2014

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Green growth in action: Korea

Korea has been at the forefront of green growth initiatives. The National Strategy for Green Growth (2009-2050) and the Five-Year Plan (2009-2013) of Korea provide a comprehensive policy framework for green growth in both the short and long term.

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6-October-2014

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How's Life in Your Region - Country Notes

Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".

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6-October-2014

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Regional Outlook 2014: Korea

Getting regions and cities 'right', adapting policies to the specificities of where people live and work, is vital to improving citizens’ well-being. View the country factsheets from the publication OECD Regional Outlook 2014.

9-September-2014

English

Education at a Glance 2014: Country Notes

Country notes with main key findings of the book and key fact tables: a customised snapshot of a country's educational environment, highlighting the most important issues in the educational landscape.

3-September-2014

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OECD Employment Outlook 2014 - Key findings for Korea

Korea is still one of the countries with the lowest unemployment rate in the OECD countries – 3.7% in the second quarter of 2014. Nonetheless, Korea’s labour market has some structural challenges, one of which has been a relatively low employment rate, implying that the size of the inactive population is large.

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17-July-2014

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Measuring Innovation in Education - Korea

The ability to measure innovation is essential to an improvement strategy in education. This country note analyses how the practices are changing within classrooms and educational organisations and how teachers develop and use their pedagogical resources.

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