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Lim, Jung-Yon; Lee, Young-Min – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This study explores the patterns and characteristics of job mobility among Korean youth through sequential analysis. It verifies initial career formation patterns to identify important implications in developing policies for effective labor market performance, using 15¬†years of job history data from the Korean Labor & Income Panel of the Korea…
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, Youth Employment, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries
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Yeom, Min-ho – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The paper critically reviews the results of Korean massification in higher education (HE) and focuses on the consequences related to graduate employment. By analysing statistical data and reviewing related articles, this study explores the process of the massification of HE, investigates major factors influencing the expansion, and analyses and…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Employment, Foreign Countries
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Mok, Ka Ho; Wu, Alfred M. – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
This article attempts to investigate the relationship between the massification of higher education, labour market and social mobility in contemporary China. Though only a short period of time has elapsed from elite to mass education, China's higher education has been characterised as a wide, pervasive massification process. Similar to other East…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Higher Education, Labor Market
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Park, Sang-Young – Journal of Education and Work, 2013
Korea's developmental skill formation system was shaped in the 1970s by the Korean developmental state that proactively sought rapid Heavy and Chemical Industrialisation as the nation's overarching goal. Vocational education at the upper secondary level and post-school in-company training in particular were strategically nurtured and closely…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Knowledge Economy, Political Influences
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Park, Insub – Journal of Education and Work, 2007
This article examines the nature of the post-developmental state in the Republic of Korea with respect to skill formation and training. It takes as its starting point the changing structure of the labour market in relation to elements of economic globalisation. In responding to these changes the state has introduced new actors with respect to…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Skill Development
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Ashton, D.; Green, F.; Sung, J.; James, D. – Journal of Education and Work, 2002
Examination of the government role in labor force development in Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korean identified strategies and structures enabling the "East Asian Miracle" of economic development, including strong states with high autonomy regarding capital and labor, super-ministries linking institutions, and strong central control of…
Descriptors: Centralization, Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Government Role
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Ihm, Chon Sun – Journal of Education and Work, 1999
Korean economic development has been supported by early investment in public vocational education and training and a labor-force planning approach. Recent policy reforms emphasize quality and lifelong learning. Late-century economic changes signal a need to reassess the centralized employment-projections approach. (SK)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Lauder, Hugh – Journal of Education and Work, 1999
Comparison of national policies in South Korea, Singapore, and Britain to respond to low-skills equilibria (self-reinforcing institutions that stifle demand for skill improvements) shows that different responses stem from national differences in supply/demand and the differential impact of globalization due to the individual economic and social…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Competition, Economic Development, Foreign Countries