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A political economy of pension reform in Korea.

Jung, Chang Lyul (2009) A political economy of pension reform in Korea. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

This thesis is the first paper to take a political economy approach in exploring the fundamental factors of the 2007 Korean pension reform in a critical manner. The financial elements of the funded National Pension Scheme (NPS) inevitably created various intcrdependencies with the PAYG public pensions. As a result, the Korean pension reform process was executed in a different manner from that in Western pension welfare state-economic regimes.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Sociological Studies (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.505792
Depositing User: EThOS Import Sheffield
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2017 09:38
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2017 09:38
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/14952

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