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Male-Female Wage Differentials in Japan *: The Importance of the Choice of Work Status *

Koyo Miyoshi

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines empirically what produces Japan's large male–female wage differential, taking account of the possible differences in the labor market structures for regular and nonregular ... More


Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Jiyeoun Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The past several decades have seen widespread reform of labor markets across advanced industrial countries, but most of the existing research on job security, wage bargaining, and social protection ... More


Korea: The Great U-Turn in Inequality and the Need for Social Security Provisions

Byung You Cheon, Jiyeun Chang, Gyu Seong Hwang, Jin-Wook Shin, Shin-Wook Kang, Byung-Hee Lee, and Hyun Joo Kim

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Korean income inequality followed a U-shaped path: falling up to 1992 and soaring after the crisis of 1997. Relatively balanced income inequality accommodated very high individual wage inequality ... More


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