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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

Income Inequality in South Korea: The Role of Globalization and Industrialization

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Event Date

July 23rd 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

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Background

 

 

During the 2012 South Korean Presidential election, voters were concerned with income inequality in Korea, an issue that has grown significantly through the years.  Income disparity in Korea has increased in recent years after a long period of decreasing inequality.  While the short term economic position of South Korea may be stable, larger concerns like income inequality could have a detrimental effect on the larger term prospects of Korea's economic capabilities.