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Source: Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451822113

Keywords: corporate governance, shareholders, bankrupt, bank loans, banking

This Selected Issues paper analyzes corporate restructuring and corporate governance in the Republic of Korea. The paper describes the chaebols and their role in the economy. It reviews the government's role in sha...

Korea

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Source: Korea : Economic and Policy Developments

Volume/Issue: 2000/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451822120

Keywords: debt, restructuring, interest, loans, financial institutions

Korea's impressive macroeconomic performance up to 1997 served to mask fundamental structural problems. Structural reform efforts have been focused on financial sector and corporate sector reforms and liberalizing...

Korea

Korea »

Source: Korea : Background Papers

Volume/Issue: 1995/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451822014

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal impulse, tax revenue, government expenditure

This Background Paper provides a broad overview of the structure and characteristics of public finances in Korea, and discusses fiscal policy against the background of the medium-term objectives. The analysis shows...

Korea

Korea »

Source: Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451822021

Keywords: export volumes, aggregate demand, tax base, current account deficit, budget balance

This Selected Issues paper on Korea provides background information on economic developments and policies, with particular emphasis on 1995-96. Following two years of rapid expansion, led by buoyant investment and...

Korea

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Source: Korea : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451822106

Keywords: bank of korea, bonds, deposit money, financial institutions, deposit money banks

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Korea

Korea »

Source: Korea : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2000/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451822045

Keywords: financial institutions, domestic financial institutions, bonds, balance of payments, domestic demand, Korea,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Inflation Targeting in Korea

Inflation Targeting in Korea »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Korea : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 1999/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842395

Keywords: Inflation Targeting, Korea, inflation, monetary policy, inflation target, price inflation, monetary control

The revised Bank of Korea Act states that the primary goal of monetary policy is price stability, suggesting that monetary policy will move toward an inflation-targeting framework. The paper explores some of the pr...

Social Spending in Korea

Social Spending in Korea »

Source: Social Spending in Korea : Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475549218

Keywords: Korea, growth, social, spending, social spending, labor market, labor market participation, relative poverty, General,

Going forward, Korea faces two closely related challenges: sustaining economic growth against the backdrop of a rapidly aging population and ameliorating income inequality. This paper argues that a gradual increase...

The Korean Crisis

The Korean Crisis »

Source: The Korean Crisis : What Did We Know and When Did We Know It? What Stress Tests of the Corporate Sector Reveal

Volume/Issue: 2006/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Meral Karasulu , and Matthew Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863741

Keywords: Stress test, Korea, EBITDA, financial sector, bond, bond yield, financial systems, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

The objective of this paper is to provide a retrospective assessment of our ability to have predicted the impact of the 1997 crisis on the Korean corporate sector. We perform some simple stress tests on the aggrega...

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...