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…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Chung, Jinmyeong; Yoo, Jiseon
As the global economy and workforce are constantly being diversified with a greater emphasis on technology, 21st Century citizens are required to acquire basic digital literacy competencies. In this…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Kim, Ho-Young; Kang, Dong-Won
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Lee, Seung Hwan
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Yoon, Seung-Joon
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
As a consequence of the rapid spread of COVID-19, the entire world is suddenly engaged in the biggest distance learning experiment in history. In Latin America and the Caribbean, radio and TV have…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
Como consecuencia de la rápida propagación del COVID-19, el mundo entero está repentinamente inmerso en el mayor experimento de aprendizaje a distancia de la historia. En América Latina y el Caribe (…
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…
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…
Mar 2020
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Kim, Kyoung Woo; Park, Soontae
5G is a revolutionary mobile communication technology that will usher in the 4th Industrial Revolution and drastically change the society and economy of the future. Many countries around the world…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián; De la Lanza, Iván; Bray Sharpin, Anna; Lleras, Natalia; Lo Re, Luca; Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
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-…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Vodusek, Ziga
The goal of this report is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and Korea, signal the most salient business opportunities at hand, and review progress and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Vodusek, Ziga
El objetivo de este informe es evaluar las perspectivas para los flujos bilaterales de comercio e inversiones entre ALC y Corea, señalar las oportunidades de negocios más importantes y repasar los…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kim, Hwa Young; Shin, Cheolkyun; Park, Yonghyo; Moon, Jiyoung
The Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea) boasts a 5,000-year history. However, it is better known for recovering from the complete destruction caused by the Korean War (1950-1953) and for…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Republic of Korea.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in six countries in the East and South East Asian region…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Korea, presenting the case study of Travelers'…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This paper offers the final reflections for "The Study of Social Entrepreneurship and SocialInnovation Ecosystems" in Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore,…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Tcha, MoonJoong
When considering countries of phenomenal economic development and growth, Korea is among the top tiers. While there are other economies with similar economic growth, including those of Singapore,…