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Consumer Prices 1.3 2.2
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Republic of Korea and the IMF
Updated April 19, 2016

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Publications
February 12, 2016 -- Pass-Through of Imported Input Prices to Domestic Producer Prices : Evidence from Sector-Level Data
Author/Editor: JaeBin Ahn | Chang-Gui Park | Chanho Park
Series: Working Paper No. 16/23
October 01, 2015 -- Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?
Author/Editor: Anton Korinek | Damiano Sandri
Series: Working Paper No. 15/218
September 28, 2015 -- Reaping the Benefits from Global Value Chains
Author/Editor: Kevin C. Cheng | Sidra Rehman | Dulani Seneviratne | Shiny Zhang
Series: Working Paper No. 15/204
September 28, 2015 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Asia : The Role of Banks and the Effects of Financial Globalization
Author/Editor: Nasha Ananchotikul | Dulani Seneviratne
Series: Working Paper No. 15/207
May 18, 2015 -- Issuance of Central Bank Securities : International Experiences and Guidelines
Author/Editor: Simon Gray | Runchana Pongsaparn
Series: Working Paper No. 15/106
January 09, 2015 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Crisis Preparedness and Crisis Management Framework-Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 15/5
January 09, 2015 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Stress Testing And Financial Stability Analysis-Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 15/6
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures—BOK-WIRE+ and KRX CPP
Series: Country Report No. 14/308
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 14/309
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 14/310
September 15, 2014 -- Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS
Author/Editor: Ellen Gaston | In Song
Series: Working Paper No. 14/170
May 20, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/126
May 20, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 14/127
June 01, 2012 -- The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies
Author/Editor: David Coady | Benedict J. Clements | Sanjeev Gupta
August 05, 2011 -- The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows
Author/Editor: Karl Friedrich Habermeier | Annamaria Kokenyne | Chikako Baba
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 11/14
August 04, 2011 -- Republic of Korea : Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/247
August 01, 2011 -- Financial Linkages Across Korean Banks
Author/Editor: Burcu Aydin | Myeongsuk Kim | Ho-Seong Moon
Series: Working Paper No. 11/201
April 13, 2011 -- Global Financial Stability Report, April 2011 : Durable Financial Stability: Getting There from Here
Series: Global Financial Stability Report
April 05, 2011 -- Managing Capital Inflows : What Tools to Use?
Author/Editor: Jonathan David Ostry | Atish R. Ghosh | Karl Friedrich Habermeier | Luc Laeven | Marcos Chamon | Mahvash Qureshi | Annamaria Kokenyne
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 11/6
March 01, 2011 -- Evaluating GDP Forecasting Models for Korea
Author/Editor: Li Zeng
Series: Working Paper No. 11/53
December 09, 2010 -- Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds
Author/Editor: Udaibir S. Das | Adnan Mazarei | Han van der Hoorn
Notes: Sovereign Wealth Funds Extract is available in Arabic and Chinese
November 11, 2010 -- Cross-Cutting Themes in Employment Experiences during the Crisis
Author/Editor: Vamvakidis, Athanasios | Vitek, Francis | Nkusu, Mwanza | Darius, Reginald | Thomas, Alun | Vidon, Edouard
Series: Staff Position Note No. 2010/18
September 01, 2010 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 10/271
August 25, 2010 -- Macrofinancial Linkages : Trends, Crises, and Policies
Author/Editor: Christopher W. Crowe | Simon Johnson | Jonathan David Ostry | Jeronimo Zettelmeyer
July 27, 2010 -- Republic of Korea: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module
Series: Country Report No. 10/229
May 20, 2010 -- Global Financial Stability Report, April 2010 : Meeting New Challenges to Stability and Building a Safer System
Series: Global Financial Stability Report
November 01, 2009 -- Countering the Cycle - The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Korea
Author/Editor: Eskesen, Leif Lybecker
Series: Working Paper No. 09/249
August 20, 2009 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/263
November 01, 2008 -- StressTesting Household Debt in Korea
Author/Editor: Karasulu, Meral
Series: Working Paper No. 08/255
September 11, 2008 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/296
January 01, 2008 -- Addressing Korea's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges
Author/Editor: Feyzioglu, Tarhan | Skaarup, Michael | Syed, Murtaza H.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/27
October 11, 2007 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/345
April 10, 2007 -- Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies
Author/Editor: Paolo Mauro | Törbjörn I. Becker | Jonathan David Ostry | Romain Ranciere | Olivier Jeanne
Series: Occasional Paper No. 254
October 24, 2006 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/381
October 13, 2006 -- Post-Crisis Recovery : When Does Increased Fiscal Discipline Work?
Author/Editor: Pritha Mitra
Series: Working Paper No. 06/219
May 01, 2006 -- The Korean Crisis: What Did We Know and When Did We Know It? What Stress Tests of the Corporate Sector Reveal
Author/Editor: Jones, Matthew T. | Karasulu, Meral
Series: Working Paper No. 06/114
December 01, 2005 -- The END: A New Indicator of Financial and Nonfinancial Corporate Sector Vulnerability
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A. | Gravelle, Toni
Series: Working Paper No. 05/231
April 01, 2005 -- Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries
Author/Editor: Dalton, John W. | Dziobek, Claudia Helene
Series: Working Paper No. 05/72
November 01, 2004 -- A Model of the Imf As a Coinsurance Arrangement
Author/Editor: Ralph Chami | Ilhyock Shim | Sunil Sharma
Series: Working Paper No. 04/219
September 01, 2004 -- The Role of KAMCO in Resolving Nonperforming Loans in the Republic of Korea
Author/Editor: He, Dong
Series: Working Paper No. 04/172
August 01, 2004 -- A Re-examination of Korea's Trade Flows: What Has Changed and What Explains These Changes?
Author/Editor: Cheng, Kevin C.
Series: Working Paper No. 04/145
June 01, 2004 -- The Quality Effect: Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital?
Author/Editor: Abiad, Abdul | Oomes, Nienke | Ueda, Kenichi
Series: Working Paper No. 04/112
May 26, 2004 -- Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes
Author/Editor: Robin Brooks | Kenneth Rogoff | Ashoka Mody | Nienke Oomes | Aasim M. Husain
Series: Occasional Paper No. 229
February 25, 2004 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/45
February 01, 2004 -- An Option-Based Approach to Bank Vulnerabilities in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Arnaud Jobert | Janet Kong | Jorge A. Chan-Lau
Series: Working Paper No. 04/33
January 01, 2004 -- What Are the Channels Through Which External Debt Affects Growth?
Author/Editor: Hélène Poirson | Luca Antonio Ricci | Catherine A. Pattillo
Series: Working Paper No. 04/15
January 01, 2004 -- Timing of International Bailouts
Author/Editor: Se-Jik Kim
Series: Working Paper No. 04/9
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
December 01, 2003 -- From the Front lines at Seoul Bank: Restructuring and Reprivatization
Author/Editor: Kang, Chungwon
Series: Working Paper No. 03/235
October 29, 2003 -- Foreign Direct Investment Statistics : How Countries Measure FDI 2001
October 01, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil [Pamphlet]
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Pamphlet
September 03, 2003 -- Effects of Financial Globalization on Developing Countries : Some Empirical Evidence
Author/Editor: M. Ayhan Kose | Kenneth Rogoff | Eswar Prasad | Shang-Jin Wei
Series: Occasional Paper No. 220
September 03, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil
Author/Editor: Mansoor, Ali M. | Takagi, Shinji | Barnes, Kevin | Cohen, Benjamin H.
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
August 28, 2003 -- Managing Systemic Banking Crises
Author/Editor: Marc Quintyn | David S. Hoelscher
Series: Occasional Paper No. 224
July 28, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil [Advance Copy]
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
May 15, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes -- Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessments Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 03/127
March 19, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/80
March 19, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, Corporate Governance, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 03/81
March 01, 2003 -- Did Output Recover from the Asian Crisis?
Author/Editor: Cerra, Valerie | Saxena, Sweta Chaman
Series: Working Paper No. 03/48
September 19, 2002 -- Korean Crisis and Recovery
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Kim, Se-Jik
September 19, 2002 -- Korean Crisis and Recovery
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Kim, Se-Jik
September 18, 2002 -- Building Strong Banks Through Surveillance and Resolution
Author/Editor: Charles Enoch | Dewitt Marston | Michael Taylor
April 12, 2002 -- Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability
Series: Occasional Paper No. 211
April 08, 2002 -- Financial Soundness Indicators : Analytical Aspects and Country Practices
Series: Occasional Paper No. 212
February 12, 2002 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/20
February 12, 2002 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/20
February 06, 2002 -- IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience
Author/Editor: Ales Bulir | Marianne Schulze-Gattas | Atish R. Ghosh | Alex Mourmouras | A. Javier Hamann | Timothy D. Lane
Series: Occasional Paper No. 210
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
February 01, 2002 -- Growth and Convergence in a Two-Region Model: The Hypothetical Case of Korean Unification
Author/Editor: Funke, Michael | Strulik, Holger
Series: Working Paper No. 02/26
January 28, 2002 -- Manual on Fiscal Transparency
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
October 01, 2001 -- From Crisis to Recovery in Korea: Strategy, Achievements, and Lessons
Author/Editor: Chopra, Ajai | Kang, Kenneth | Karasulu, Meral | Liang, Hong | Ma, Henry | Richards, Anthony J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/154
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
October 01, 2001 -- From Crisis to Recovery in Korea: Strategy, Achievements, and Lessons
Author/Editor: Chopra, Ajai | Kang, Kenneth | Karasulu, Meral | Liang, Hong | Ma, Henry | Richards, Anthony J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/154
July 17, 2001 -- Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/101
July 17, 2001 -- Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/101
May 01, 2001 -- Price Volatility and Financial Instability
Author/Editor: H. L. Leon | DeLisle Worrell
Series: Working Paper No. 01/60
January 16, 2001 -- Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions
May 01, 2000 -- Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies
Author/Editor: Paolo Mauro
Series: Working Paper No. 00/89
March 30, 2000 -- Millennium: The IMF in the New Century -- A Video
Notes: View the full-length video
February 15, 2000 -- Republic of Korea: Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/10
February 15, 2000 -- Republic of Korea: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/11
January 01, 2000 -- Financial Crisis and Credit Crunch in Korea - Evidence from Firm-Level Data
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Lee, Jong-Wha
Series: Working Paper No. 00/25
January 01, 2000 -- Deposit Insurance : Actual and Good Practices
Author/Editor: G. G. Garcia
Series: Occasional Paper No. 197
October 01, 1999 -- Monitoring Banking Sector Fragility - A Multivariate Logit Approach
Author/Editor: Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli | Detragiache, Enrica
Series: Working Paper No. 99/147
June 30, 1999 -- IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand
Author/Editor: Lane, Timothy D. | Ghosh, Atish R. | Hamann, A. Javier | Phillips, Steven | Schulze-Gattas, Marianne | Tsikata, T. M.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 178
March 01, 1999 -- The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997 - A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform
Author/Editor: Baliño, Tomás J. T. | Ubide, Angel J.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/28
February 01, 1999 -- Credit Allocation and Financial Crisis in Korea
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Lee, Jong-Wha
Series: Working Paper No. 99/20
January 01, 1999 -- Inflation Targeting in Korea - An Empirical Exploration
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/7
November 01, 1998 -- Financial Market Contagion in the Asian Crisis
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur | Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 98/155
October 01, 1998 -- Corporate Debt Restructuring in East Asia-Some Lessons from International Experience
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 98/13
September 15, 1998 -- Republic of Korea - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/73
September 15, 1998 -- Republic of Korea - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/74
December 01, 1997 -- Money, Wages and Inflation in Middle-Income Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/174
November 01, 1997 -- Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization - Lessons from the Experiences in Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
Author/Editor: Johnston, R. B. | Darbar, Salim M. | Echeverria, Claudia
Series: Working Paper No. 97/157
May 01, 1997 -- Experiences with Monetary Integration and Lessons for Korean Unification
Author/Editor: Kwon, Goohoon
Series: Working Paper No. 97/65
April 01, 1997 -- Determinants of Korean Trade Flows and their Geographical Destination
Author/Editor: Giorgianni, Lorenzo | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria
Series: Working Paper No. 97/54
January 23, 1997 -- Korea - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/136
January 23, 1997 -- Korea - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/137
December 01, 1996 -- Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate: Analytical Framework and Econometric Evidence
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/137
October 01, 1996 -- Current Account Sustainability - Selected East Asian and Latin American Experiences
Author/Editor: Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Razin, Assaf
Series: Working Paper No. 96/110
May 01, 1996 -- Implications of a Surge in Capital Inflows - Available Tools and Consequences for the Conduct of Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Lee, Jang-Yung
Series: Working Paper No. 96/53
February 01, 1996 -- "The Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Brazil and Korea"
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Roldos, Jorge E.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/20
January 02, 1996 -- Korea - Background Papers
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/136
Notes: This report on Korea was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Korea, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
January 02, 1996 -- Korea - Statistical Tables
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/137
Notes: These statistical tables on Korea were prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Korea, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
November 01, 1993 -- Financial Liberalization and the Information Content of Money in Indonesia, Korea, and the Philippines
Author/Editor: Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 93/88
November 01, 1991 -- Dynamic Capital Mobility in Pacific Basin Developing Countries - Estimation and Policy Implications
Author/Editor: Faruqee, Hamid
Series: Working Paper No. 91/115
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 1992.
March 01, 1991 -- Price Pressure Gaps - An Application of P* Using Korean Data
Author/Editor: Corker, Robert J. | Haas, Richard D.
Series: Working Paper No. 91/26
August 15, 1985 -- A Case of Successful Adjustment: Korea's Experience During 1980-84
Author/Editor: Aghevli, Bijan B. | Márquez-Ruarte, Jorge
Series: Occasional Paper No. 39
August 15, 1985 -- A Case of Successful Adjustment: Korea's Experience During 1980-84
Author/Editor: Aghevli, Bijan B. | Márquez-Ruarte, Jorge
Series: Occasional Paper No. 39