Oct 2021
Author(s): Kim, Hyeyoung;Lee, Jihyun;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This note describes the Korean experience with the standardization of private-public partnership (PPP) contracts in the context of a civil law system and the lessons of this experience for countries…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
South Korea is well known for its outstanding performance on international assessments of student achievement and learning. Both public and private investments are often considered key factors in…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
In many Asian countries, such as South Korea, teaching is considered a very high-status profession. A teacher in South Korea must meet a minimum qualification, either by graduating from education…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Musacchio, Aldo;Pineda, Emilio;Huber, John;Jara, Mauricio;Kim, Hyungon;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Wagner, Rodrigo
The situation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be dire. This book uses an original database of SOE performance that shows that every year about one-…