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Economic growth strategy and jobs for women (III)

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Economic Growth Strategy and Jobs for Women (Ⅲ)- Women's employment structure and
policy alternatives
1. Background and problems
□ The Korean economy is undergoing a long-term decrease in the economic growth rate and, in terms of structure, a decline in job creation capacity based on growth at the same time. That is, the real economic growth rate, which was 7.7% in the 1980s, has steadily dropped to 6.3% in the 1990s and 4.4% in the 2000s. In addition, employment coefficient, which represents the job creation capacity of our economy, or the number of jobs generated when one unit (one billion won) has been injected into a specific industrial sector, fell from 12.7 employees in 1995 to 7.2 in 2000 and 3.8 in 2010. ○ As we examine the statistics of women's job creation over the last 10 years, based on employment coefficient by gender of the Input Output Tables, while 8.3 women employees were involved in producing one unit in an industrial sector in 1995, only 2.7 women were involved in producing the same amount in 2010. Due to this decline in the employment coefficient, coupled with the slowdown in economic growth, women's employment rate rose from 47.0% in 2000 to 48.1% in 2011. Likewise, it is hard to expect a large quantitative increase in women's jobs, and in terms of the job creation structure, job
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Economic Growth Strategy and Jobs for Women (Ⅲ)
creation for women is confined to limited areas, including social servic


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Title Economic growth strategy and jobs for women (III)
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Kim Tae-hong; Yang, In-sook; Bae, Ho-joong

Publisher

[Seoul]:Korea Women's Development Institute

Date 2013
Series Title; No English Research Paper
Pages 35
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Economy < General
Social Development < Employment
Social Development < Gender
Holding KWDI; KDI School