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Precarious Work and the Elderly in Korea

The elderly work. In South Korea, with a relatively immature welfare system, they are increasingly working in poorly paid and insecure jobs. In “Precarious Elderly Workers in Post-Industrial South Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1423370), Yun-Young Kim and Sophia Seung-Yoon Lee of the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong wages and welfare

Mathew Y. H. Wong of the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong, and Department of Government, University of Essex, has a new article, “The Politics of the Minimum Wage in Hong Kong” available. He provides an account … Continue reading

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