KDI Policy Study


  • Korea’s Preference for Redistribution and the Policy Decisions 

    Hwang, Soo Kyeong (Korea Development Institute, 2020-06-25)
    The end of Korea’s rapid economic growth and ensuing decline in social mobility brought to the fore the grave issue of social and economic polarization. Yet, Korea remains among those whose redistribution levels are significantly lacking compared to ...
  • The Evolution of Wage Inequality in Korea 

    Koh, Youngsun (Korea Development Institute, 2018-12-30)
    This paper studies wage inequality in Korea to understand the factors that have affected its evolution. For this purpose, a novel approach is proposed to decompose wage inequality into sex, age, education, and other worker characteristics. This approach ...

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