Quality of Life Across Population Groups: Women in the Workplace: Gender and Wage Differentials

@article{Yoo2003QualityOL,
  title={Quality of Life Across Population Groups: Women in the Workplace: Gender and Wage Differentials},
  author={Gyeongjoon Yoo},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={62-63},
  pages={367-385}
}
  • Gyeongjoon Yoo
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Economics
  • Social Indicators Research
The purpose of this study is to clarify the real causes of gender wage differentials in Korea by analyzing changes over the period 1988–1999. The participation rate of women in the Korean labor force has gradually increased since 1963, reaching 47.4 percent as of 1999. This increase can be attributed to more active participation by women of all ages, except those between the ages of 15–19, as a result of their enrollment in higher level education. In particular, a remarkable rise in labor… Expand
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