Those in-depth studies of the health system of member countries focus on economic issues. They assess the performance of health systems in a comparative context, identify the main challenges faced by the country health system and put forward policy options to better meet them. Reviews are initiated at the request of the country to be examined and emphasis is placed on specific issues of key policy interest.
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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.
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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.
Korea’s transformation from one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1950s to a major industrial power and member of the OECD was exceptionally rapid, reflecting good policies, notably sound fiscal and monetary policy, high levels of investment in human and physical capital and an outward orientation that increased its share of world trade.
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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
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Korea had the 30th lowest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Korea faced a tax wedge of 22.6% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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