Working Papers


  • 11-June-2012

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    Promoting social cohesion in Korea

    Korea faces the challenge of reversing rising inequality while sustaining robust economic growth.

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  • 11-June-2012

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    Achieving the “low carbon, green growth” vision in Korea

    Korea, which has had the highest growth rate of greenhouse gas emissions in the OECD area since 1990, adopted an ambitious Green Growth Strategy in 2009.

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  • 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.

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  • 17-September-2010

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    한국의 보건의료개혁 Korean version of Health-Care Reform in Korea

    Korean version of Health-Care Reform in Korea(Economics Department Working Papers No. 797)

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  • 6-August-2010

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    The Use of International Standards in Technical Regulation

    To what extent do governments use international standards in their technical regulations? This paper looks at the electrical household appliance, natural gas equipment and telephony sectors in Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, United States and the European Union.

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  • 30-July-2010

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    The Korean financial system: overcoming the global financial crisis and addressing remaining problems

    The intensification of the global financial crisis in late 2008 led to large capital outflows from Korea and turmoil in its capital markets.

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  • 30-July-2010

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    Korea: Health-care reform

    Korea’s health-care system has contributed to the marked improvement in health conditions, while limiting spending to one of the lowest levels in the OECD through high patient co-payments and limited coverage of public health insurance.

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  • 30-July-2010

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    Korea’s green growth strategy: mitigating climate change and developing new growth engines

    Korea’s greenhouse gas emissions almost doubled between 1990 and 2005, the highest growth rate in the OECD area.

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  • 24-February-2009

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    Boosting productivity in Korea’s service sector

    Increasing productivity growth in the service sector, which accounts for 67% of employment and 58% of value added in Korea, is essential to sustain high potential growth.

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  • 24-February-2009

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    Reforming the tax system in Korea to promote economic growth and cope with rapid population ageing

    Korea has one of the lowest tax burdens in the OECD area, reflecting its small public sector. However, rapid population ageing will put upward pressure on government spending.

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