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Did Korean Monetary Policy Help Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 200809?

Author/Editor: Harun Alp, Selim Elekdag, Subir Lall.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Korea was one of the Asian economies hardest hit by the global financial crisis. Anticipating the downturn that would follow the episode of extreme financial stress, the Bank of Korea (BOK) let the more...



Managing Non-core Liabilities and Leverage of the Banking System: A Building Block for Macroprudential Policy Making in Korea

Author/Editor: Ali Alichi, Sang Chul Ryoo, Cheol Hong.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Korea has been active in implementing targeted macroprudential policies to address specific financial stability concerns. In this paper, we develop a conceptual model that could serve as a building more...



Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's

Author/Editor: Chikako Baba, Annamaria Kokenyne.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

This paper estimates the effectiveness of capital controls in response to inflow surges in Brazil, Colombia, Korea, and Thailand in the 2000s. Controls are generally associated with a decrease in more...



Do Loan-To-Value and Debt-To-Income Limits Work? Evidence From Korea

Author/Editor: Deniz Igan, Heedon Kang.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

With another real estate boom-bust bringing woes to the world economy, a quest for a better policy toolkit to deal with these boom-busts has begun. Macroprudential measures could be in such a more...



Republic of Korea: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

Republic of Korea : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea

Release Date: October, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Republic of Korea is enjoying its longest uninterrupted period of economic expansion since the Asian crisis. Growth reached 5 percent in 2006, more...



Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Korea reviews near-term economic prospects and risks. Korea experiences solid growth with low inflation, and vulnerabilities to potential shocks appear more...



Republic of Korea : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

Korea has enjoyed strong growth owing to rapidly increasing exports and consumption. Potential growth is slowing as the population ages, whereas social polarization is growing. Korea should implement more...



Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

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 more...



The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises

Author/Editor: Kevin Barnes, Ali M. Mansoor, Benjamin H. Cohen, Shinji Takagi.

Release Date: September, 2003

Price: $25.00

This report evaluates the role of the IMF in three capital account crises, in Indonesia (1997-98), Korea (1997-98), and Brazil (1998-99), and the lessons to be drawn from the experience. It also more...



Republic of Korea : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) Data Module

Release Date: May, 2003

Price: $15.00

This report assesses Korea’s data dissemination practices against the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) and is complemented by an in-depth assessment of the quality of the more...



Republic of Korea : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: March, 2003

Price: $15.00

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic growth of Korea rose to about 6 percent in 2002 from 3 percent in 2001. Buoyant consumption and residential construction spending more...



Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Release Date: March, 2003

Price: $15.00

This Selected Issues paper highlights that the authorities in the Republic of Korea recognize the pension policy challenges ahead, and a first wave of reforms has already been launched. Despite the more...



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

Release Date: March, 2003

Price: $15.00

This paper presents key finding of the Financial System Stability Assessment for the Republic of Korea, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy more...



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