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Effects of corporate governance on the performance of state-owned enterprises (English)

State-owned enterprises play an important role in economic growth and the delivery of critical public services such as health, education, water, and energy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8555 AUG 16, 2018

Heo,Kyoungsun Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)

The Republic of Korea achieved universal health coverage in 1989, twelve years after the introduction of mandatory health insurance for employees in large corporations. ... See More +

Working Paper 122818 JAN 01, 2018

Kwon,Soonman Disclosed

Korea's growth experience and long-term growth model (English)

This paper analyzes the Republic of Korea's rapid and sustained growth experience for the past six decades from the perspective of the neoclassical growth model (the workhorse model of the World Bank’s Long Term Growth Model (LTGM) project). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8240 NOV 09, 2017

Jeong,Hyeok Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Korea (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120922 NOV 01, 2017

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A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)

How do international economic agreements influence the investment patterns of firms from emerging economies? This paper studies the ways in which bilateral investment treaties and preferential trade agreements interact with geographic and cultural distance to influence firms' investment patterns. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8185 SEP 07, 2017

Gomez-Mera,Laura; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)

Social enterprises are emerging as a new area of public policy: several countries seek to stimulate private sector contribution to development outcomes, and social enterprises could be important players in that agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 114405 APR 18, 2017

Triponel,Anna; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)

Increasing tax revenues by reducing the shadow economy has been a central goal of tax policy and administration in the Republic of Korea since the National Tax Service was established as an independent agency in 1966. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7936 JAN 09, 2017

Sung,Myung Jae; Awasthi,Rajul; Lee,Hyung Chul Disclosed

Seoul Center for Financial Sector Development : Strengthening Partnerships and Delivering Results - Annual Progress Report 2017 (English)

The 2017 annual report summarizes country and regional specific operational work support through the Korean trust fund and the Seoul Center for financial sector development. ... See More +

Annual Report 129749 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Korea - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)

Korea’s scores in Science, Reading and Mathematics have declined significantly since the last round. The performance of students in each subject continues to exceed the regional and the rganization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) averages. ... See More +

Brief 111576 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Korea : an integrated system of civil registration and vital statistics (English)

Korea is a peninsular country located in Northeast Asia at the triangular point of contact between China, Japan, and Russia. The country had spread its cultural heritage over Japan from early times to the middle ages, but became its colony in the early 20th century due to its failures in industrialization. ... See More +

Working Paper 115151 NOV 01, 2016

Joon Song,Dr. Hee; Kang,Dr. Minah; Kim,Ms. Churin; Kim,Yeonsoo Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Korea, Republic (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Korea, Republic. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109900 OCT 25, 2016

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International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of how economies in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have been integrating financially with the rest of the world since the 1990s, using bilateral data on portfolio investments, syndicated bank loans, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and greenfield investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7772 JUL 27, 2016

Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Llovet Montanes,Ruth; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Bringing Government into the 21st Century : The Korean Digital Governance Experience (English)

This volume a collaborative work between the World Bank’ Global Governance Practice and a team of researchers working with the Korean Development Institute is dedicated to the proposition that there is much that can be learned from a careful and nuanced assessment of Korea’s experience with e-governance. ... See More +

Publication 106581 JUL 05, 2016

Karippacheril, Tina George; Kim, Soonhee; Beschel Jr, Robert P. (Editor); Choi, Changyong (Editor) Disclosed

Can electronic tax invoicing improve tax compliance ? a case study of the Republic of Korea's electronic tax invoicing for value-added tax (English)

This paper reviews the Republic of Korea's experience with electronic tax invoices for its value-added tax regime from the perspectives of tax policy makers and administrators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7592 MAR 07, 2016

Lee,Hyung Chul Disclosed

Leveraging technology to improve service delivery in the justice sector in South Korea (English)

Korea Issue no. 10: Since the late 1970s and the introduction of modern information technology (IT) in the justice sector, the development and implementation of IT solutions has become one of most important tools utilized by judiciaries for providing more efficient and effective services and improving court performance. ... See More +

Brief 104144 MAR 01, 2016

Gramckow,Heike P.; Ebeid,Omniah Disclosed

Korea-World Bank Group partnership facility annual report 2016 (English)

The Korea-World Bank Group Partnership Facility (KWPF or the“Facility”) is a partnership between the Government of Korea and the World Bank Group (WBG) established in May 2013 that seeks to enhance Korea-WBG collaboration and provideassistance to developing member countries of the World Bank Group in achieving inclusive and sustainable economic growth.The Facility is managed with a significant emphasis on results, and seeks to support WBG projects that are designed to maximize development impact. ... See More +

Annual Report 123303 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

The "gender pension-gap" in the aging societies of East Asia : a policy note from the East Asia and Pacific umbrella facility for gender equlity (English)

Over the years pension systems have been an essential policy tool for the economic protection of older adults across countries and regions. But in a context of widespread inequality, not everyone enjoys the same level of protection. ... See More +

Working Paper 114037 JAN 01, 2016

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Chłoń-Domińczak,Agnieszka Disclosed

Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)

Water security and water quality affect numerous economic sectors and areas: agriculture, energy, disaster management, and others. Countries need balanced and integrated approaches that are economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable. ... See More +

Working Paper 102687 JAN 01, 2016

Ishiwatari,Mikio; Wataya,Eiko; Shin, Taesun; Kim, Daeil; Song, Jiseon; Kim, Seyi Disclosed

Seoul Center for Financial Sector Development : Strengthening Partnerships and Delivering Results - Annual Progress Report 2016 (English)

The 2016 annual report summarizes country and regional specific operational work support through the Korean trust fund and the Seoul Center for financial sector development. ... See More +

Annual Report 129748 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Effects of corporate governance on the performance of state-owned enterprises (English)
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AUG 16, 2018 WPS8555 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Amendment to Agreement with Korea Development Institute for TF072350 and Amendment 2 to Supplemental Agreement with Korea Development Institute for TF072588 parallel to TF072350 (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 Agreement
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122818 Working Paper
Korea's growth experience and long-term growth model (English)
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NOV 09, 2017 WPS8240 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Korea (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120922 Working Paper
A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 WPS8185 Policy Research Working Paper
Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)
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APR 18, 2017 114405 Working Paper
Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7936 Policy Research Working Paper
Seoul Center for Financial Sector Development : Strengthening Partnerships and Delivering Results - Annual Progress Report 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 129749 Annual Report
Korea - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111576 Brief
Korea : an integrated system of civil registration and vital statistics (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 115151 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Korea, Republic (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109900 Working Paper
International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)
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JUL 27, 2016 WPS7772 Policy Research Working Paper
Bringing Government into the 21st Century : The Korean Digital Governance Experience (English)
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JUL 05, 2016 106581 Publication
Can electronic tax invoicing improve tax compliance ? a case study of the Republic of Korea's electronic tax invoicing for value-added tax (English)
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MAR 07, 2016 WPS7592 Policy Research Working Paper
Leveraging technology to improve service delivery in the justice sector in South Korea (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104144 Brief
Korea-World Bank Group partnership facility annual report 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 123303 Annual Report
The "gender pension-gap" in the aging societies of East Asia : a policy note from the East Asia and Pacific umbrella facility for gender equlity (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114037 Working Paper
Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102687 Working Paper
Seoul Center for Financial Sector Development : Strengthening Partnerships and Delivering Results - Annual Progress Report 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 129748 Annual Report