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Korea - Insurance core principles : detailed assessment of observance (English)

This report is an assessment of Korea's compliance with International Association of Insurance Supervisors' Insurance Core Principles (ICPs), as adopted in October 2011. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 89501 MAY 01, 2014

Mobile money services development : the cases of the Republic of Korea and Uganda (English)

This study intends to increase understanding of how different types of mobile money services have developed in different environments. For this purpose, two countries were selected, the Republic of Korea and Uganda. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6786 FEB 01, 2014

Gutierrez, Eva; Choi, Tony

Korea and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Korea's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 718.7 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Korea contributed U.S. 34.3 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), and U.S. 10.7 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs). ... See More +

Brief 89584 DEC 31, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Korea - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Korea. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82886 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: East Asia and the Pacific, European Union, Latin America, OECD High Income and South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 83397 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in OECD High Income. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: European Union, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper 83414 OCT 29, 2013

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

The most important driver of this vision was public recognition that high levels of carbon dependent economic growth were not sustainable. This vision aimed to shift the existing development paradigm of quantity-oriented, fossil fuel-dependent growth to one of quality oriented growth, with more emphasis placed on energy independence and sustainability through such means as increasing the use of new and renewable energy resources. ... See More +

Brief 83287 SEP 23, 2013

Choi, Sang Dae

Making performance budgeting reform work : a case study of Korea (English)

Performance budgeting is considered one of the essential elements of public financial management reform and has been adopted in many countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6353 FEB 01, 2013

Choi, Jae-Young; Park, Nowook

Achieving medium term expenditure framework reform : a case study of Korea (English)

A medium-term expenditure framework is considered an essential element of public financial management reform, and this framework has been adopted in many countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6342 JAN 01, 2013

Choi, Jae-Young; Park, Nowook

SABER workforce development country report : Korea 2013 (English)

The Republic of Korea vaulted in less than three generations from being one of the poorest countries in the world to becoming a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ... See More +

Working Paper 79924 JAN 01, 2013

Korea, Republic of - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

The 14 indicators describe a country's macro-fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80280 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick

Doing business 2013 : Korea, Republic of - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 73950 OCT 23, 2012

Promoting intellectual property monetization in developing countries : a review of issues and strategies to support knowledge-driven growth (English)

This paper outlines and evaluates several intellectual property monetization strategies available to patent holders in developing countries that help generate domestic innovation and knowledge-driven growth by promoting more active technology markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6143 JUL 01, 2012

Gibert, Benjamin; Ghafele, Roya

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Korea, Republic of - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)

Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 65393 JAN 01, 2012

Using knowledge exchange for capacity development : what works in global practice? Three case studies in assessment of knowledge exchange programs using a results-focused methodology (English)

The study examines three programs: (1) Korea Development Institute (KDI's) Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) for advancing export development in the Dominican Republic; (2) KDI's KSP for promoting public-private partnerships and prefeasibility studies in Mongolia, along with providing support for deposit insurance reform; and (3) the World Bank's South-South Experience Exchange Facility for the New Economy Skills for Africa Program (NESAP) in India for sharing knowledge on information and communications technology with African countries, including Ghana and Nigeria. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 66635 NOV 01, 2011

Kim, JiHwan; Chun, Saebyul

Infrastructure investment in World Bank client countries by Korean sponsors (English)

From 1990-2010, project sponsors from the Republic of Korea implemented nineteen infrastructure projects in low and middle income countries with investment commitments totaling US$4.9 billion. ... See More +

Brief 66323 JUL 01, 2011

Jett, Alexander Nicholas

The Korean financial crisis of 1997 : onset, turnaround, and thereafter (English)

This book chronicles how Korea dealt with and overcame the crisis over time. The book is organized into eleven chapters. Chapter one outlines the troubling financial market conditions at home and abroad before the crisis. ... See More +

Publication 59462 JAN 28, 2011

Lee, Kyu-Sung

Mortgage lending in Korea : an example of a countercyclical macroprudential approach (English)

Regulatory regimes are actively discussing macroprudential policy. Korea pursued a countercyclical macroprudential approach to prevent the overheating of mortgage lending and to minimize the risk of loan default. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5505 DEC 01, 2010

Chang, Soon-taek

Within-school tracking in south Korea : an analysis using Pisa 2003 (English)

The 2003 PISA Korea sample is used to examine the association between within-school ability tracking and mathematics achievement. Estimates of a variety of econometric models reveal that tracking is positively associated with mathematics achievement among females and that this association declines for higher achieving females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5266 APR 01, 2010

Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Macdonald, Kevin

Doing business 2011 : Korea, Rep. - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2011: making a difference for entrepreneurs is the eighth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Annual Report 58826 JAN 01, 2010

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Korea - Insurance core principles : detailed assessment of observance (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89501 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Mobile money services development : the cases of the Republic of Korea and Uganda (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6786 Policy Research Working Paper
Korea and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89584 Brief
Doing business 2014 : Korea - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82886 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83397 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83414 Working Paper
The green growth movement in the Republic of Korea : option or necessity? (English)
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SEP 23, 2013 83287 Brief
Making performance budgeting reform work : a case study of Korea (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6353 Policy Research Working Paper
Achieving medium term expenditure framework reform : a case study of Korea (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6342 Policy Research Working Paper
SABER workforce development country report : Korea 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79924 Working Paper
Korea, Republic of - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80280 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Korea, Republic of - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 73950 Working Paper
Promoting intellectual property monetization in developing countries : a review of issues and strategies to support knowledge-driven growth (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6143 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Korea, Republic of - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65393 Working Paper
Using knowledge exchange for capacity development : what works in global practice? Three case studies in assessment of knowledge exchange programs using a results-focused methodology (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 66635 WBI Working Paper
Infrastructure investment in World Bank client countries by Korean sponsors (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 66323 Brief
The Korean financial crisis of 1997 : onset, turnaround, and thereafter (English)
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JAN 28, 2011 59462 Publication
Mortgage lending in Korea : an example of a countercyclical macroprudential approach (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5505 Policy Research Working Paper
Within-school tracking in south Korea : an analysis using Pisa 2003 (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5266 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2011 : Korea, Rep. - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 58826 Annual Report