The World Bank Group has developed a MOOC entitled “Policy Lessons from South Korea’s Development” to be launched from January 17 to February 13, 2017.
The goal is to learn about South Korea’s remarkable transformation from a low to high-income economy in only three decades.
Participants will learn:
-The factors that contributed to South Korea’s remarkable performance from the 1960s to the 1990s and how some of its policies could be applied to similar effect today;
-The strategies used to build a science, technology and innovation system and to nurture innovation capability;
-The forward-looking developments promoting diversification into advanced manufacturing, tradable services and digital/green technologies;
-Current efforts to upgrade skills and productivity of an ageing workforce and the strengthening of a social safety net;
-The city of Songdo; the effectiveness, scalability and applicability of its green and smart technologies.
The registration is free and available here