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Korea’s Tax System: A Growth-Oriented Choice

Working Paper #236

Joosung Jun

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Korea’s tax system does not much resemble those found in developed countries. The tax bases are narrow and the overall tax burden is relatively low. Tax revenue as a fraction of GDP has increased steadily over the past decades, but at around 20 percent it is still among the lowest in the OECD.

About the Author

Joosung Jun
Professor, Department of Economics
Ewha University, South Korea

Publication Information

Type Working Papers
Program Tax
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Posted 10/01/09