Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 17, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The paper discusses potential output, the output gap, and inflation in Korea. The paper explores the information content of potential leading indicators of inflation. A broadly balanced current account has been the suggested norm for Korea over the medium term. The challenge is to help build a more robust bond market that prices risk appropriately. The features of pension schemes in Korea and the problems they face are outlined. The paper reviews pension reform, banking sector, corporate sector, and foreign exchange crises with respect to Korea.

Series:

Country Report No. 01/101

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 17, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451822052/1934-7685

Stock No:

1KOREA0012001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

143

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