A Study on the Analysis of Regional Disparity and Competitiveness on Employment in Korea

지역 간 고용격차와 고용경쟁력 분석에 관한 연구

  • 박홍철 (한양대학교 도시대학원) ;
  • 이주형 (한양대학교 도시대학원)
  • Received : 2013.04.08
  • Accepted : 2013.05.09
  • Published : 2013.05.31


This study aims to recognize the regional disparity of employment and to analyse the regional current states and characteristics using the evaluation criteria for employment competitiveness. Firstly, it has revealed that the regional disparity of employment is deepening and disparity from the quality side and stability side are more serious. Secondly, the strongest regional employment competitiveness was found to be Chungnam, followed by Seoul, Ulsan, Gyeongbuk, Daejeon and the region of employment risky is Busan. Lastly, it has analysed that the most influencing factors on employment competitiveness are criteria of stability sector. Therefore, we should make efforts to create jobs of good quality and stable, in order to reduce regional disparity and strengthen the competitiveness of employment. And especially region of employment risky must require continuous monitoring.


Jobless Growth;Employment Disparity;Regional Employment Competitiveness;Evaluation Criteria


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