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Labour market risks and institutional determinants

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an international comparative study of institutions and non-standard employment with a focus on East Asia
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Korea and Japan stand out in the group of OECD countries for their rapid increase in, and high levels of, non-standard employment. The empirical evidence leads us to a two-part puzzle: Why are there so many precarious workers in Korea and Japan? And what are the institutional determinants of such labour market risks? This thesis commences by introducing the concept of 'risk shift', and the fuzzy-set ideal type approach is employed to conduct a comparative study of 18 countries. The labour mar...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Social Policy & Intervention
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2011-06-30

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