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223 Index Note: Pages number followed by f, t, or n indicate figures, tables, and notes. Aging workforce prospects for politics of future reforms, 170–73 seniority-based wages and, 27–28, 39f, 183n24 see also Pension programs Asian financial crisis, Korea and, 2, 13–14, 31–34, 36, 43, 83, 119, 121–22, 184n27 details of reforms after, 144–61, 196n42 Asset bubble, collapse of in Japan, 1, 13, 30, 34, 52, 53, 83–84. See also Protracted recession, in Japan Automotive industry, in Japan, 71, 91, 92–93, 175 “Back-door” (“side-door”) policy, foreign workers and, 16, 181n19 Banking sector, in Japan, 86 Basic Pension, in Japan, 113 Birth rate, in Japan, 115 Business community, positions on labor reform in Japan, 89–92 in Korea, 122, 123–26, 124f, 125f Centralized industrial relations, dualism and politics of labor reform and, 53–56, 54t Chaebŏl, 14, 180n14 dualism and SMEs, 77 employment protection and, 28–29, 61, 185n16 origins of, 74, 187n18 skills training and, 78–79 transition to democracy and, 120–22 see also Korea, liberalization except for chaebŏl workers Christian democratic governments, politics of labor reform and, 48 Christian Democratic Party (CDU), in Germany, 167 Chuma, Hiroyuki, 182n15 Chun Doo-hwan regime, 76–77, 120, 134, 187n25 Chūritsu Rōren (Federation of Independent Labor Unions), in Japan, 96 Comprehensive labor market reform centralized and decentralized industrial relations and, 53–56, 54t generally, 4–8, 5t, 10 in Korea, generally, 13–15, 28–29, 33, 52, 65 in United Kingdom, 167–69 see also Korea, liberalization except for chaebŏl workers Construction industry, in Japan, 73, 190n35 Coordinated market economies (CMEs) employment protection and, 21, 22f, 23–24, 23f Japan as, 85–86, 89 Korea as, 120 politics of labor reform and, 50–52 wage-bargaining and, 35 Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, in Japan, 115, 192n65 Creative conservatism, in Japan, 49 Davis, Christina L., 189n19 Decentralized industrial relations, dualism and politics of labor reform and, 53–56, 54t Deliberative councils, in Japan, 101–2, 191n38 Democratic Justice Party (DJP), in Korea, 130, 133–35 Democratic Labor Party, in Korea, 155, 157, 194n15, 197n61 Democratic Liberal Party (DLP), in Korea, 135–36, 138, 139, 195n35 Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), 48, 104, 116–17, 184n4 Denki Rengō (Japanese Electrical Electronic and Information Union), 93, 96–97, 190n22 Denmark, 21, 22f, 24 224 INDEX Depressed Industry Subsidy Program, in Japan, 73 Deregulation in Japan, 100–102, 106–7, 110 use of term, 179n3 Deregulation Subcommittee, in Japan, 100–102, 104, 106, 110 Discretionary Work Hours Rule, in Japan, 103–5 Dispatched workers. See Employment protection; Worker Dispatch Law Dōmei (Japanese Confederation of Labor), 70, 95–96 Early-retirement program, in Japan, 94–95, 94t Economic and Social Development Commission, in Korea, 159 Economic crises politics of labor reform and, 52–53, 185nn9, 10, 11 shaping of patterns of reform and, 10 see also Asian financial crisis; Asset bubble; Global economic crisis; Oil crisis; Protracted recession Economic Planning Board (EPB), in Korea, 74, 77 Elderly Employment Stabilization Law, in Japan, 111 Electoral system approach, shaping of patterns of reform and, 10 Electronics industry in Japan, 93, 95, 175, 189n21 in Korea, 176 Emergency Decree for Economic Stability, in Korea, 187n21 Employees’ Pension Fund, in Japan, 72 Employees’ Pension Insurance, in Japan, 72, 113–14 Employment Insurance Program in Japan, 43, 72–73, 112, 113–14, 117, 192nn60, 61 in Korea, 79, 152, 184n27 Employment protection comparative perspective, 20–24, 22f, 23f content and scope of reforms, 22f, 24–29, 25t, 27t definitions and measurement methods, 181n2 inequality and dualism, 29–34, 30f, 32f, 33f institutional origins of, 67–83, 76f, 186nn2, 3, 8, 9, 10 politics of labor reform and, 53–56, 54t politics of labor reform and effects of, 57–63, 58f, 59f, 60f, 62f shaping of patterns of reform and, 6–7, 10–11 Employment protection legislation (EPL), OECD Index of, 23–24, 23f, 57–59, 59f, 62, 181n2 Employment Stability Fund, in Japan, 73 Enterprise tenure years, employment protection and, 57–62, 60f, 62f, 185n14 Enterprise unions in Japan, 68, 69–70 in Korea, 77 Estévez-Abe, Margarita, 184n8 Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), 123, 140–41, 149, 154, 195n31 Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 75, 78, 126–28, 134, 140, 141, 143, 147–49, 153–57, 159–60, 187n23, 188n31, 194n13, 195n29, 196nn40, 42, 45, 48 “First year of welfare,” in Japan, 72 Flexicurity, 24, 155, 156, 174...

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ISBN
9780801471018
Related ISBN
9780801452154
MARC Record
OCLC
870273129
Pages
248
Launched on MUSE
2014-05-07
Language
English
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No
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