Labor market outcomes for women in East Asia

  title={Labor market outcomes for women in East Asia},
  author={Jayoung Yoon},
  journal={Asian Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={384 - 408}
  • Jayoung Yoon
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Asian Journal of Women's Studies
In this study, I provide comparative pictures of labor market outcomes for women in four East Asian countries to gain an understanding of the dimension of gender hierarchy. Labor market outcomes for women, with respect to gender gap, include employment rates, working hours, and wages. I try to explain here what factors would account for the differences in women's labor market outcomes across these countries, drawing on how social and labor policies at the national level shape different… Expand
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