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Annex I. Supplementary Information on Korea’s Mitigation Policies

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Annex I. Supplementary Information on Korea’s Mitigation Policies »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Annex II. Pricing Miscellaneous Emissions Sources

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Annex II. Pricing Miscellaneous Emissions Sources »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Annex III. Burden of Carbon Mitigation Policies on Industries

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Annex III. Burden of Carbon Mitigation Policies on Industries »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Fiscal Policies for Reinforcing Korea's Climate Mitigation Strategy1

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Fiscal Policies for Reinforcing Korea's Climate Mitigation Strategy1 »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Fiscal Rules in Korea—Some Considerations1

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Fiscal Rules in Korea—Some Considerations1 »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Korea

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Republic of Korea
			: 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

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Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513574875.002

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Republic of Korea
			: Selected Issues

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Republic of Korea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513574929.002

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Republic of Korea: 2021 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

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Republic of Korea: 2021 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

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Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/065

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574929

Keywords: Carbon tax, Public debt, Greenhouse gas emissions, Fiscal rules, Non-wage benefits, ISCR, CR, emissions intensity, trading market, default emissions factor

Selected Issues...

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2021 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2021 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Statement by Chang Huh, Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Byung Hee Yoo, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Jinhyuk Yoo, Advisor to Executive Director March 17, 2021

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Statement by Chang Huh, Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Byung Hee Yoo, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Jinhyuk Yoo, Advisor to Executive Director March 17, 2021 »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative March 17, 2021

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Statement by the IMF Staff Representative March 17, 2021 »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2021 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2021/064

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513574875

Keywords: COVID-19 , Credit, Foreign exchange, Fiscal policy, Consumer price indexes, ISCR, CR, staff statement, staff appraisal, article IV consultation staff report

Korea entered the COVID-19 pandemic with sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a resilient financial system. The initial outbreak led to a sharp decline in economic activity and employment and generated substantial...

Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth

Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth »

Source: Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2021/072

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedicte Baduel , Asel Isakova , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513572642

Keywords: Labor markets, Aging, Education, Poverty, Income, inequality, inclusive growth, youth employment, elderly poverty, intergenerational mobility

Sharing economic benefits equitably across all segments of society includes addressing the specific challenges of different generations. At present, youth and elderly are particularly vulnerable to poverty relative...

Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth

Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2021/072

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedicte Baduel , Asel Isakova , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513572642.001

ISBN: 9781513572642

Keywords: Labor markets, Aging, Education, Poverty, Income, inequality, inclusive growth, youth employment, elderly poverty, intergenerational mobility

Sharing economic benefits equitably across all segments of society includes addressing the specific challenges of different generations. At present, youth and elderly are particularly vulnerable to poverty relative...

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Firm Leverage*

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Firm Leverage* »

Source: Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Firm Leverage

Volume/Issue: 2020/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ilhyock Shim , Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan , and Xiaoxi Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2020

ISBN: 9781513560946

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Exchange rates, Depreciation, Exchange rate adjustments, Currencies, COVID-19, Capital Flows, FX Borrowing, Firm Leverage, WP

We quantify the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on firm leverage. When home currency appreciates, firms who hold foreign currency debt and local currency assets observe higher net worth as appreciation lowers...

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Firm Leverage

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Firm Leverage »

Volume/Issue: 2020/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ilhyock Shim , Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan , and Xiaoxi Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560946.001

ISBN: 9781513560946

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Exchange rates, Depreciation, Exchange rate adjustments, Currencies, COVID-19, Capital Flows, FX Borrowing, Firm Leverage, WP

We quantify the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on firm leverage. When home currency appreciates, firms who hold foreign currency debt and local currency assets observe higher net worth as appreciation lowers...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Conglomerates Supervisions

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Conglomerates Supervisions »

Volume/Issue: 192020/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556970.002

ISBN: 9781513556970

Oversight of the Korean financial system is broadly effective. Korea's Financial Services Commission (FSC) and Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) have in place regulatory and supervisory regimes in line with inter...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insolvency and Creditor Rights

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insolvency and Creditor Rights »

Volume/Issue: 192020/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556987.002

ISBN: 9781513556987

The Korean insolvency and creditor rights framework is complex and has undergone several reforms in recent years. Consistent efforts to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the insolvency system have been ma...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Frameworks and Tools

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Frameworks and Tools »

Volume/Issue: 192020/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557014.002

ISBN: 9781513557014

Past experience with financial crises places systemic risk oversight at the core of Korea's approach to the financial system. The Korean authorities have amassed over a decade of experience with macroprudential pol...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Financial Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Risks to Financial Stability

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Financial Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Risks to Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 192020/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557045.002

ISBN: 9781513557045

Non-Financial Corporate Sector. Non-financial corporate leverage as share of GDP in Korea remains higher than peer countries but has remained stable since 2013 at around 100 percent of GDP. The stock of non-corpora...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Systemic Risk Analysis, Financial Sector Stress Testing, and an Assessment of Demographic Shift in Korea

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Systemic Risk Analysis, Financial Sector Stress Testing, and an Assessment of Demographic Shift in Korea »

Volume/Issue: 192020/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557052.002

ISBN: 9781513557052

This note presents the systemic risk analysis conducted for the Republic of Korea in the course of the 2019 Korea FSAP. It comprises a forward-looking solvency analysis for banks, insurers, and pension funds, a liq...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Technological Change, Legal Frameworks, and Implications for Financial Stability

Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Technological Change, Legal Frameworks, and Implications for Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 192020/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557069.002

ISBN: 9781513557069

Technological innovation in Korea holds great potential for the deepening of its financial system, that could lead to an increase of product offerings and lowering of transaction costs. Korea's financial sector leg...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Financial Conglomerates Supervisions

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Financial Conglomerates Supervisions »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Conglomerates Supervisions

Volume/Issue: 192020/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556970

Oversight of the Korean financial system is broadly effective. Korea's Financial Services Commission (FSC) and Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) have in place regulatory and supervisory regimes in line with inter...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Insolvency and Creditor Rights

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Insolvency and Creditor Rights »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insolvency and Creditor Rights

Volume/Issue: 192020/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556987

The Korean insolvency and creditor rights framework is complex and has undergone several reforms in recent years. Consistent efforts to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the insolvency system have been ma...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Frameworks and Tools

Volume/Issue: 192020/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557014

Past experience with financial crises places systemic risk oversight at the core of Korea's approach to the financial system. The Korean authorities have amassed over a decade of experience with macroprudential pol...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Non-financial Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Risks to Financial Stability

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Non-financial Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Risks to Financial Stability »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Financial Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities and Risks to Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 192020/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557045

Non-Financial Corporate Sector. Non-financial corporate leverage as share of GDP in Korea remains higher than peer countries but has remained stable since 2013 at around 100 percent of GDP. The stock of non-corpora...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Systemic Risk Analysis, Financial Sector Stress Testing, and an Assessment of Demographic Shift in Korea

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Systemic Risk Analysis, Financial Sector Stress Testing, and an Assessment of Demographic Shift in Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Non-Systemic Risk Analysis, Financial Sector Stress Testing, and an Assessment of Demographic Shift in Korea

Volume/Issue: 192020/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557052

This note presents the systemic risk analysis conducted for the Republic of Korea in the course of the 2019 Korea FSAP. It comprises a forward-looking solvency analysis for banks, insurers, and pension funds, a liq...

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Technological Change, Legal Frameworks, and Implications for Financial Stability

Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Technological Change, Legal Frameworks, and Implications for Financial Stability »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Technological Change, Legal Frameworks, and Implications for Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 192020/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557069

Technological innovation in Korea holds great potential for the deepening of its financial system, that could lead to an increase of product offerings and lowering of transaction costs. Korea's financial sector leg...

COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks and Capital Flows*

COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks and Capital Flows* »

Source: COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks and Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2020/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Cakmakli , Selva Demiralp , Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan , Sevcan Yesiltas , and Muhammed Yildirim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550183

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic models, Financial crises, Supply and demand, Economic policy, COVID-19, Debt Monetisation, External Finance, SIR, Input-Output Tables

We quantify the macroeconomic effects of COVID-19 for a small open economy by calibrating a SIR-multi-sector-macro model. We measure sectoral supply shocks utilizing teleworking and physical job proximity, and dema...

COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks and Capital Flows

COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks and Capital Flows »

Volume/Issue: 2020/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Cakmakli , Selva Demiralp , Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan , Sevcan Yesiltas , and Muhammed Yildirim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550183.001

ISBN: 9781513550183

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic models, Financial crises, Supply and demand, Economic policy, COVID-19, Debt Monetisation, External Finance, SIR, Input-Output Tables

We quantify the macroeconomic effects of COVID-19 for a small open economy by calibrating a SIR-multi-sector-macro model. We measure sectoral supply shocks utilizing teleworking and physical job proximity, and dema...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Financial System Stability Assessment with the Republic of Korea1

IMF Executive Board Concludes Financial System Stability Assessment with the Republic of Korea1 »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2020/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541433

Keywords: Financial markets, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial crises, Real sector, ISCR, CR, FSS, specialized bank, e-money

This paper presents Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) with the Republic of Korea. The Korean authorities have continued their efforts at upgrading the prudential, legal, and supervisory framework for the...

Republic of Korea
			: Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea : Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2020/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541433.002

ISBN: 9781513541433

Keywords: Financial markets, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial crises, Real sector, ISCR, CR, FSS, specialized bank, e-money

This paper presents Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) with the Republic of Korea. The Korean authorities have continued their efforts at upgrading the prudential, legal, and supervisory framework for the...

Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : Financial System Stability Assessment and Press Release for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2020/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541433

Keywords: Financial markets, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial crises, Real sector, ISCR, CR, FSS, specialized bank, e-money

This paper presents Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) with the Republic of Korea. The Korean authorities have continued their efforts at upgrading the prudential, legal, and supervisory framework for the...

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020 »

Source: IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541181

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Social safety nets, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, PP, policy space, coronavirus, pandemic, policymaker

The global coronavirus outbreak is a crisis like no other and poses daunting challenges for policymakers in many emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs), especially where the pandemic encounters weak publi...

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020 »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541181.007

ISBN: 9781513541181

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Social safety nets, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, PP, policy space, coronavirus, pandemic, policymaker

The global coronavirus outbreak is a crisis like no other and poses daunting challenges for policymakers in many emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs), especially where the pandemic encounters weak publi...

Managing Systemic Banking Crises
			: New Lessons and Lessons Relearned

Managing Systemic Banking Crises : New Lessons and Lessons Relearned »

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marina Moretti , Marc Dobler , and Alvaro Piris Chavarri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512273.087

ISBN: 9781513512273

Keywords: Systemic crisis management, Banking crisis, Bank resolution, Bank restructuring, Lender of last resort, Deposit insurance, Non-performing loans, Asset management companies, Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises

This paper updates the IMF's work on general principles, strategies, and tech-niques from an operational perspective in preparing for and managing sys-temic banking crises in light of the experiences and challenges...

Managing Systemic Banking Crises

Managing Systemic Banking Crises »

Source: Managing Systemic Banking Crises : New Lessons and Lessons Relearned

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marina Moretti , Marc Dobler , and Alvaro Piris Chavarri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513512273

Keywords: Systemic crisis management, Banking crisis, Bank resolution, Bank restructuring, Lender of last resort, Deposit insurance, Non-performing loans, Asset management companies, Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises

This paper updates the IMF's work on general principles, strategies, and tech-niques from an operational perspective in preparing for and managing sys-temic banking crises in light of the experiences and challenges...

Exporting Through Intermediaries: Impact on Export Dynamics and Welfare

Exporting Through Intermediaries: Impact on Export Dynamics and Welfare »

Source: Exporting Through Intermediaries: Impact on Export Dynamics and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2019/302

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Parisa Kamali

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513519876

Keywords: Real interest rates, Producer price indexes, Bilateral trade, Balance of trade, Patterns of trade, Indirect exporting, direct exporting, customer accumulation, variable costs, bilateral trade liberalization

In many countries, a sizable share of international trade is carried out by intermediaries. While large firms tend to export to foreign markets directly, smaller firms typically export via intermediaries (indirect...

Exporting Through Intermediaries: Impact on Export Dynamics and Welfare

Exporting Through Intermediaries: Impact on Export Dynamics and Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2019/302

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Parisa Kamali

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519876.001

ISBN: 9781513519876

Keywords: Real interest rates, Producer price indexes, Bilateral trade, Balance of trade, Patterns of trade, Indirect exporting, direct exporting, customer accumulation, variable costs, bilateral trade liberalization

In many countries, a sizable share of international trade is carried out by intermediaries. While large firms tend to export to foreign markets directly, smaller firms typically export via intermediaries (indirect...

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle »

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Fidel Perez-Sebastian , and Nikola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519227.001

ISBN: 9781513519227

Keywords: Development, Producer prices, Price indexes, Demand elasticity, Business cycles, growth miracles, product quality, international trade, exports., WP

We explore the contribution of product-quality upgrading to the export performance of six fast-growing Asian economies: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand. We focus on measuring the impact...

Recent Shifts in Capital Flow Patterns in Korea: An Investor Base Perspective

Recent Shifts in Capital Flow Patterns in Korea: An Investor Base Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2019/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Signe Krogstrup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519937.001

ISBN: 9781513519937

Keywords: Foreign exchange market volatility, Financial crises, Risk management, International investment position, Financial intermediation, Korea, Capital flows, Exchange Rate, Flow of Funds., WP

Koreas cross border capital flows have tended to respond negatively in global risk-off episodes, resulting in volatility in the foreign exchange market and occasional policy responses in the form of foreign exchang...

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle »

Source: Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Fidel Perez-Sebastian , and Nikola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519227

Keywords: Development, Producer prices, Price indexes, Demand elasticity, Business cycles, growth miracles, product quality, international trade, exports., WP

We explore the contribution of product-quality upgrading to the export performance of six fast-growing Asian economies: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand. We focus on measuring the impact...

Recent Shifts in Capital Flow Patterns in Korea: An Investor Base Perspective

Recent Shifts in Capital Flow Patterns in Korea: An Investor Base Perspective »

Source: Recent Shifts in Capital Flow Patterns in Korea: An Investor Base Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2019/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Signe Krogstrup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519937

Keywords: Foreign exchange market volatility, Financial crises, Risk management, International investment position, Financial intermediation, Korea, Capital flows, Exchange Rate, Flow of Funds., WP

Koreas cross border capital flows have tended to respond negatively in global risk-off episodes, resulting in volatility in the foreign exchange market and occasional policy responses in the form of foreign exchang...

Labor Market Slack and the Output Gap: The Case of Korea

Labor Market Slack and the Output Gap: The Case of Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2019/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , Joannes Mongardini , and Fan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508344.001

ISBN: 9781513508344

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor markets, Labor force, Capacity utilization, Supply and demand, Potential output, labor markets., output gap, broad measure, slack

Output gap estimates are widely used to inform macroeconomic policy decisions, including in Korea. The main determinant of these estimates is the measure of labor market slack. The traditional measure of unemployme...

Labor Market Slack and the Output Gap: The Case of Korea

Labor Market Slack and the Output Gap: The Case of Korea »

Source: Labor Market Slack and the Output Gap: The Case of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , Joannes Mongardini , and Fan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513508344

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor markets, Labor force, Capacity utilization, Supply and demand, Potential output, labor markets., output gap, broad measure, slack

Output gap estimates are widely used to inform macroeconomic policy decisions, including in Korea. The main determinant of these estimates is the measure of labor market slack. The traditional measure of unemployme...

E-commerce as a Potential New Engine for Growth in Asia

E-commerce as a Potential New Engine for Growth in Asia »

Source: E-commerce as a Potential New Engine for Growth in Asia

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317467

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Credit, Human capital, Development, Consumption, e-commerce, productivity, exports, factor productivity, TFP

The use of e-commerce around the world has accelerated in recent years, with Asia, led by China, spearheading the rise. Using cross-country enterprise survey data, this paper shows that firms engaged in e-commerce...

E-commerce as a Potential New Engine for Growth in Asia

E-commerce as a Potential New Engine for Growth in Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317467.001

ISBN: 9781498317467

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Credit, Human capital, Development, Consumption, e-commerce, productivity, exports, factor productivity, TFP

The use of e-commerce around the world has accelerated in recent years, with Asia, led by China, spearheading the rise. Using cross-country enterprise survey data, this paper shows that firms engaged in e-commerce...

Trade Linkages and International Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Korean Industry Data

Trade Linkages and International Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Korean Industry Data »

Volume/Issue: 2019/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dongyeol Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315845.001

ISBN: 9781498315845

Keywords: External shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Business cycles, Industrial structure, Business Cycle, Comovement, Trade Linkage, Vertical Linkage, Korean economy

Through the 2000s, Korea's export and import linkages to advanced and emerging markets increased significantly. At the same time, the correlation of output growth between Korea and these economies rose. This paper...

Transmission of Domestic and External Shocks through Input-Output Network: Evidence from Korean Industries

Transmission of Domestic and External Shocks through Input-Output Network: Evidence from Korean Industries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dongyeol Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315821.001

ISBN: 9781498315821

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Business cycles, Manufacturing sector, Transmission of Shocks, Vertical Linkage, Trade Linkage, Aggregate Fluctuations, Korean economy

In the last two decades, manufacturing industries in Korea have become more concentrated, and interconnectedness across industries and to foreign countries has risen via vertical relationships and trade linkages. T...

Trade Linkages and International Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Korean Industry Data1

Trade Linkages and International Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Korean Industry Data1 »

Source: Trade Linkages and International Business Cycle Comovement: Evidence from Korean Industry Data

Volume/Issue: 2019/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dongyeol Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315845

Keywords: External shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Business cycles, Industrial structure, Business Cycle, Comovement, Trade Linkage, Vertical Linkage, Korean economy

Through the 2000s, Korea's export and import linkages to advanced and emerging markets increased significantly. At the same time, the correlation of output growth between Korea and these economies rose. This paper...

Transmission of Domestic and External Shocks through Input-Output Network: Evidence from Korean Industries1

Transmission of Domestic and External Shocks through Input-Output Network: Evidence from Korean Industries1 »

Source: Transmission of Domestic and External Shocks through Input-Output Network: Evidence from Korean Industries

Volume/Issue: 2019/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dongyeol Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315821

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Business cycles, Manufacturing sector, Transmission of Shocks, Vertical Linkage, Trade Linkage, Aggregate Fluctuations, Korean economy

In the last two decades, manufacturing industries in Korea have become more concentrated, and interconnectedness across industries and to foreign countries has risen via vertical relationships and trade linkages. T...

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool
			: Data Preparation Manual

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool : Data Preparation Manual »

Volume: 19

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Emre Balibek , Tobias Haque , Diego Rivetti , and Miriam Tamene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314985.005

ISBN: 9781498314985

Keywords: Interest rates on loans, Domestic debt, Interest rates, International capital markets, Special Drawing Rights, MTDS, Debt Management Strategy, Debt Management, Debt Portfolio Cost and Risk Analysis, Medium Term Debt Strategy

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool: Data Preparation Manual...

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool »

Source: Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool : Data Preparation Manual

Volume: 19

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Emre Balibek , Tobias Haque , Diego Rivetti , and Miriam Tamene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314985

Keywords: Interest rates on loans, Domestic debt, Interest rates, International capital markets, Special Drawing Rights, MTDS, Debt Management Strategy, Debt Management, Debt Portfolio Cost and Risk Analysis, Medium Term Debt Strategy

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy Analytical Tool: Data Preparation Manual...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314794

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Consumption, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Production, BOK, output gap, percent of GDP, potential growth, social safety net

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Korea's economy that has strong fundamentals; however, it is facing cyclical and structural headwinds. Potential growth will continue its decline, and polarization and in...

Republic of Korea
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2019/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314794.002

ISBN: 9781498314794

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Consumption, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Production, BOK, output gap, percent of GDP, potential growth, social safety net

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Korea's economy that has strong fundamentals; however, it is facing cyclical and structural headwinds. Potential growth will continue its decline, and polarization and in...

Republic of Korea
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314824.002

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314794

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Consumption, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Production, BOK, output gap, percent of GDP, potential growth, social safety net

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Korea's economy that has strong fundamentals; however, it is facing cyclical and structural headwinds. Potential growth will continue its decline, and polarization and in...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314824

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Services sector, Gross domestic product, Production, output gap, IMF, OECD average, tighten, OECD

This Selected Issues paper analyzes monetary policy and financial cycles; the evolution of macroprudential policies in Korea; the efficacy in prudential policies in taming financial excess and building financial re...

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314794

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Consumption, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Production, BOK, output gap, percent of GDP, potential growth, social safety net

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Korea's economy that has strong fundamentals; however, it is facing cyclical and structural headwinds. Potential growth will continue its decline, and polarization and in...

Statement by Nam-Duk Heo, Alternate Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Joong Beom Shin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Gwibeom Kim, Advisor to Executive Director May 8, 2019

Statement by Nam-Duk Heo, Alternate Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Joong Beom Shin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Gwibeom Kim, Advisor to Executive Director May 8, 2019 »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314794

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Consumption, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Production, BOK, output gap, percent of GDP, potential growth, social safety net

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Korea's economy that has strong fundamentals; however, it is facing cyclical and structural headwinds. Potential growth will continue its decline, and polarization and in...

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2019/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Clinton , R. Craig , Douglas Laxton , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312226.001

ISBN: 9781498312226

Keywords: Central bank policy, Bank rates, Interest rate policy, Central banks, Monetary policy, Korea, inflation targeting, output gap, ELB, inflation target

Adoption of inflation targeting by the Bank of Korea (BOK) in 1998 contributed to low and stable inflation. However, after the global financial crisis (GFC) monetary policy faced more challenging conditions. Inflat...

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea »

Source: Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea

Volume/Issue: 2019/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Clinton , R. Craig , Douglas Laxton , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312226

Keywords: Central bank policy, Bank rates, Interest rate policy, Central banks, Monetary policy, Korea, inflation targeting, output gap, ELB, inflation target

Adoption of inflation targeting by the Bank of Korea (BOK) in 1998 contributed to low and stable inflation. However, after the global financial crisis (GFC) monetary policy faced more challenging conditions. Inflat...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371015.087

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Labor Market Duality in Korea

Labor Market Duality in Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2018/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357934.001

ISBN: 9781484357934

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Korea, Republic of, Korea, Labor market duality, flexicurity, Labor Economics Policies, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure

Labor market duality is a complex and critical issue for many countries that can lower productivity, contribute to inequality and result in negative externalities. In this paper, I study duality in the Korean labor...

Labor Market Duality in Korea1

Labor Market Duality in Korea1 »

Source: Labor Market Duality in Korea

Volume/Issue: 2018/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484357934

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Korea, Republic of, Korea, Labor market duality, flexicurity, Labor Economics Policies, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure

Labor market duality is a complex and critical issue for many countries that can lower productivity, contribute to inequality and result in negative externalities. In this paper, I study duality in the Korean labor...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last?

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Introduction and Main Findings Global growth in 2017 was the highest since 2011 and is expected to strengthen further in 2018–19, supported by broad-based momentum across countries a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339886.086

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment

A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment »

Volume/Issue: 2018/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli , Hou Wang , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484352724.001

ISBN: 9781484352724

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Korea, Republic of, aging; long-term fiscal sustainability; structural reforms; potential output, aging, long-term fiscal sustainability, structural reforms, potential output, Forecasting and Simulation

Adverse demographics and other structural weaknesses impinge on Korea's long-term fiscal outlook and potential growth. Moreover, inadequate social protection is creating poverty and dampening consumption. The paper...

A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment

A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment »

Source: A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment

Volume/Issue: 2018/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli , Hou Wang , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484352724

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Korea, Republic of, aging; long-term fiscal sustainability; structural reforms; potential output, aging, long-term fiscal sustainability, structural reforms, potential output, Forecasting and Simulation

Adverse demographics and other structural weaknesses impinge on Korea's long-term fiscal outlook and potential growth. Moreover, inadequate social protection is creating poverty and dampening consumption. The paper...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341537

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea's near-term outlook is improving. After slowing in the second half of 2016, growth has picked up in 2017, while recent geopolitical tensions h...

Republic of Korea
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea »

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484341537.002

ISBN: 9781484341537

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea's near-term outlook is improving. After slowing in the second half of 2016, growth has picked up in 2017, while recent geopolitical tensions h...

Republic of Korea
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484341636.002

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341636

Keywords: Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Aging, Debt sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Household credit, Labor markets, Unemployment, Minimum wage

This Selected Issues chapter outlines a strategy to facilitate this and navigate the more challenging monetary environment, involving enhanced communication of policy interest rate intentions and inflation-forecast...

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341537

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea's near-term outlook is improving. After slowing in the second half of 2016, growth has picked up in 2017, while recent geopolitical tensions h...

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341537

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea's near-term outlook is improving. After slowing in the second half of 2016, growth has picked up in 2017, while recent geopolitical tensions h...

Statement by Heenam Choi, Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Joong Beom Shin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Gwibeom Kim, Advisor to Executive Director, January 17, 2018

Statement by Heenam Choi, Executive Director for Republic of Korea, Joong Beom Shin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, and Gwibeom Kim, Advisor to Executive Director, January 17, 2018 »

Source: Republic of Korea : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484341537

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Inflation targeting, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea's near-term outlook is improving. After slowing in the second half of 2016, growth has picked up in 2017, while recent geopolitical tensions h...

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal »

Volume/Issue: 2017/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yangkyoon Byeon , Kwanghae Choi , Heenam Choi , and Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484329931.001

ISBN: 9781484329931

Keywords: Government expenditures and welfare programs, Social protection, Fiscal sustainability, Korea, Republic of, Asia and Pacific, Economic freedom, structural reforms, General

Korea is facing mounting economic challenges. Productivity growth has been on a trend decline amid demographic headwinds, while the societal demand for inclusive growth has been on a steep rise. Furthermore, the go...

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal »

Source: Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal

Volume/Issue: 2017/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yangkyoon Byeon , Kwanghae Choi , Heenam Choi , and Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484329931

Keywords: Government expenditures and welfare programs, Social protection, Fiscal sustainability, Korea, Republic of, Asia and Pacific, Economic freedom, structural reforms, General

Korea is facing mounting economic challenges. Productivity growth has been on a trend decline amid demographic headwinds, while the societal demand for inclusive growth has been on a steep rise. Furthermore, the go...

Corporate Restructuring and Its Macro Effects

Corporate Restructuring and Its Macro Effects »

Source: Corporate Restructuring and Its Macro Effects

Volume/Issue: 2017/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jongsoon Shin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475572438

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Debt restructuring, Corporate sector, Production, Investment, Korea, Republic of, Corporate debt, restructuring, macro effects, unemployment

This paper describes issues in Korea's corporate sector, the need for restructuring, and the authorities' initiatives and challenges. It then identifies lessons from other countries' experience and conducts an econ...

Corporate Restructuring and Its Macro Effects

Corporate Restructuring and Its Macro Effects »

Volume/Issue: 2017/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jongsoon Shin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475572438.001

ISBN: 9781475572438

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Debt restructuring, Corporate sector, Production, Investment, Korea, Republic of, Corporate debt, restructuring, macro effects, unemployment

This paper describes issues in Korea's corporate sector, the need for restructuring, and the authorities' initiatives and challenges. It then identifies lessons from other countries' experience and conducts an econ...

Korea's Challenges Ahead-Lessons from Japan's Experience

Korea's Challenges Ahead-Lessons from Japan's Experience »

Volume/Issue: 2017/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475568882.001

ISBN: 9781475568882

Keywords: Korea, Republic of, Inflation, Asia and Pacific, Aging, potential growth, balance sheets, General

This paper draws out the parallels between Korea and Japan in terms of demographics, potential growth, balance sheets, asset prices and inflation. Korea's demographic trends seem to track Japan's with a lag of abou...

Korea's Challenges Ahead-Lessons from Japan's Experience

Korea's Challenges Ahead-Lessons from Japan's Experience »

Source: Korea's Challenges Ahead-Lessons from Japan's Experience

Volume/Issue: 2017/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475568882

Keywords: Korea, Republic of, Inflation, Asia and Pacific, Aging, potential growth, balance sheets, General

This paper draws out the parallels between Korea and Japan in terms of demographics, potential growth, balance sheets, asset prices and inflation. Korea's demographic trends seem to track Japan's with a lag of abou...