* Date : 2019-07-17
In 2019, Korea officially became an advanced country with its per capita income surpassing US$30,000. Also, it is the first country in the world to have transformed from a recipient of official development aid to a donor. Thanks to Korea’s extraordinary, impressive rise in the recent past, it is considered a textbook example of economic development.
On this episode, we sit down with the Special Representative of the World Bank Group Korea Office, Soh Hoon-seob to learn more about the World Bank’s founding purposes, the status of the Korea office and the global economy.