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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Incheon, Korea, on 26-27 November 2018 to attend the 6th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy, where he will deliver a Keynote Address at the Inaugural session.
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These graphs offer a brief summary of the commodity trade situation in the country.
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Recently, labour market conditions have weakened in Korea, with a sharp slowdown in employment growth. Nevertheless, Korea has broadly shown a strong labour market recovery from the crisis with employment increasing steadily and unemployment remaining low.
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최근 대한민국의 고용이 빠르게 둔화되어 노동시장 상황이 약화되었다. 그럼에도 불구하고, 대한민국 노동시장은 글로벌 금융위기 이후 빠르게 회복되어, 고용이 지속적으로 증가하였고 실업이 낮게 유지되어 왔다.
Short-term prospects for the Korean economy are good, with an uptick in world trade and fiscal policy driving growth, but productivity remains relatively low and the country faces the most rapid population ageing in the OECD area, according to a new report from the OECD.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Korea
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부러진 사회적 사다리? 사회이동 (social mobility) 증진을 위한 정책 방향
Korea’s economy has progressed rapidly over the past 40 years, catching up with the level of well-being in most OECD countries. It now needs to continue and speed up the reforms of its labour market in order to strengthen its social safety net, create better quality jobs and boost inclusive growth, according to a new OECD report.