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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

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

Disclosed

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

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

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

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Korea, Republic of (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Korea, Republic of. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100773 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for Korea Republic, 1996-2014 (English)

This country data report summarizes the data from the worldwide governance indicators (WGI) project for Korea Republic. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: (i) voice and accountability, (ii) political stability and absence of violence and terrorism, (iii) government effectiveness, (iv) regulatory quality, (v) rule of law, and (vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105496 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Korea’s leap forward in green transport (English)

Megacities in developing countries suffer from serious traffic congestion, high levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and heavy air pollution. ... See More +

Brief 96256 APR 01, 2015

Lee,Changgi; Sung,Nak Moon; Choi,Sang Dae; Yi,Eun Joo Allison; Lee,Sangjoo Disclosed

Building systems for universal health coverage in South Korea (English)

Working Paper 98266 MAR 01, 2015

Na,Sanggon; Kwon,Soonman Disclosed

The green growth movement in the Republic of Korea : option or necessity? (English)

To achieve the new national development vision, Korean leadership took a strategic approach in which the government played an active role, similar to the visionary approach used to achieve rapid economic development in the 1960s and 1970s. ... See More +

Brief 101569 JAN 01, 2015

Choi,Sang Dae Disclosed

How innovations in land administration reform improve on doing business : cases from Lithuania, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda and the United Kingdom (English)

This note lays out the rationale for including land administration quality index in the standard ‘registering property’ indicator by doing business and discusses initial evidence from the global sample, showing that many countries, including some that have performed well on Doing Business’s traditional ranking, have a long way to go to establish a system of land administration that is reliable and transparent, achieves sufficient coverage, and minimizes disputes. ... See More +

Working Paper 100922 JAN 01, 2015

Hilhorst,Dorothea Huberta Maria; Meunier,Frederic Disclosed

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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
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
Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102687 Working Paper
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
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Korea, Republic of (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100773 Working Paper
Country data report for Korea Republic, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105496 Working Paper
Korea’s leap forward in green transport (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96256 Brief
Building systems for universal health coverage in South Korea (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 98266 Working Paper
The green growth movement in the Republic of Korea : option or necessity? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101569 Brief
How innovations in land administration reform improve on doing business : cases from Lithuania, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda and the United Kingdom (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100922 Working Paper