Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

1KOREA2006002 Image
Price:  $18.00

Release Date: © October, 2006
ISBN : 978-1-45182-220-5
Stock #: 1KOREA2006002
English
Stock Status: On back-order

Languages and formats available

EnglishFrenchSpanishArabicRussianChinesePortuguese
PaperbackYes
PDFYes
ePubYes
MobipocketYes

Description

This note is on Korea’s transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital markets has been presented. The note discusses restrictions on Chaebol ownership of Korean banks and strategy for restructuring the small and medium-sized enterprise sector in Korea. This note describes the key fiscal challenges and discusses possible ways to address them, arguing that there is already a great need to start taking remedial action.

Taxonomy

Capital markets , Economic policy , Financial institutions and markets , Social policy




More publications in this series: IMF Staff Country Reports