Korea has limited the damage to its economy from the Covid-19 crisis with swift and effective measures to contain the virus and protect households and businesses. Support for workers and the export-dependent economy should continue, given falling employment and the risk of prolonged disruption to trade and global value chains, according to a new OECD report.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Korea and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
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This country highlight puts the spotlight on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people: their numbers, their economic situation and well-being and policies to improve LGBT inclusivity. It also includes a special chapter on people’s perceptions of social and economic risks and presents a selection of social indicators.
Korea should adjust the categories and rules of its different labour migration programmes to better match labour migration to short-term and structural labour needs, according to a new OECD report.
La Corée doit intensifier son action répressive en matière de corruption transnationale et renforcer les capacités de ses autorités répressives à détecter et à enquêter activement sur cette infraction, selon un nouveau rapport du Groupe de travail de l’OCDE sur la corruption.
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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.