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The incumbency disadvantage in South Korean National Assembly elections: Evidence from a regression discontinuity approach
In marked contrast to the findings from advanced democracies that incumbent office holders enjoy electoral advantages, this study finds that a substantial incumbency disadvantage exists in SouthExpand
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Conditionality, austerity and welfare: Financial crisis and its impact on welfare in Italy and Korea
What happens to welfare states when conditional financial aid is provided by an external financial actor? The conventional wisdom is that conditionality brings about welfare state retrenchment. TheExpand
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Concern about the rise of lazy welfare queens? An empirical explanation of the underdevelopment of the redistributive welfare system in South Korea
  • J. Roh
  • Economics
  • 1 September 2013
Abstract This study investigates why South Korea has maintained a minimalist welfare state with little redistribution of income. Inspired by the behavioral/attitudinal approach of Alesina and hisExpand
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Economics crisis, democratization, and welfare state generosity in South Korea, 1972-2005 Evidence from structural break estimation
Roh, Jungho.2012.Economics crisis, democratization, and welfare state generosity in South Korea, 1972-2005,Article,[Seoul]Korean Social Science Research Council,24
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Political institutions in Korea
Essays on the political economy of welfare and redistribution
This dissertation explores two main puzzles. First, why do some countries have more generous welfare policies than others? Second, why do some people support welfare policies more than others? ThisExpand
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