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Estimation of number of jobs created for women by the Green New Deal

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Frame of Image  rivers of South Korea, expansion of ecologically sustainable transportation, and increasing the recycling of resources. The Green New Deal (GND) is a mid-term fiscal project endowed with a massive budget. In addition, as implied by the designation combining «green» and «new deal» (a large-scale public investment project designed for job creation), it is aimed at stimulating employment through the further development of environmental and green industries. Given that one of its principle goals is job creation via massive public investment, the nature of the jobs generated would impact the overall ratio and structure of male and female employment. The GND has poured over 40 trillion won, more than 80 percent of the total budget, into the construction industries and Social Overhead Capital (SOC) projects. Considering the existing higher male participation in both the construction and the SOC, the GND is expected to exacerbate gender imbalances in future employment. Against this backdrop, this research attempts to estimate the potential amount of employment of women created through this massive government project and offer policy recommendations.
2. Research Method
The GND consists of projects involving either the construction or SOC that would create jobs directly or indirectly through potential ripple effects on other areas, or public projects and R&D-related projects that generate direct employment. Since the process of job creation principally lies in these two realms, they w


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Title Estimation of number of jobs created for women by the Green New Deal
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Material Type Articles
Author(English)

Kim, Young-ock

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[Seoul]:The Korean Women's Development Institute

Date 2010
Journal Title; Vol./Issue GSPR:vol. 3
Pages 10
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Employment
Social Development < Gender
Holding KWDI; KDI School

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