Research Project Reports

Impact of Globalization on Labor Market

By Chin Hee Hahn and Dionisius A. Narjoko

ERIA Research Project Report 2012-04

Posted: March 2013

List of Project Members

Working Group Members

DR. SHUJIRO URATA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Senior Research Advisor to Executive Director, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia.

DR. CHIN HEE HAHN (PROJECT LEADER): Associate Professor, Gachon University, Seoul, South Korea.

DR. DIONISIUS A. NARJOKO (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia.

MR. IKUMO ISONO (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Indonesia.

DR. SHANDRE THANGAVELU: Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

DR. ALFONS PALANGKARAYA: Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia.

DR. ARCHANUN KOHPAIBOON: Assistant Professor, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.

DR. JUTHATHIP JONGWANICH: Assistant Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand.

DR. CASSEY LEE: Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Sydney, Australia.

DR. KEIKO ITO: Professor, Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan.

DR. AYUMU TANAKA:Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Tokyo, Japan.

DR. YONG-SEOK CHOI: Associate Professor, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, South Korea.

DR. SADAYUKI TAKII: Associate Professor, Tokyo International University, Tokyo, Japan.

DR. RAFAELITA ALDABA: Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Manila, Philippines.

Full Report



Front cover

Table of Contents

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Executive Summary

Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview

Chapter 2 Trade Liberalization and the Wage Skill Premium in Korean Manufacturing Plants: Do Plants' R&D and Investment Matter?

Chapter 3 Revisiting How Globalization Affects Wage Skill Premium in Indonesian Manufacturing

Chapter 4 Impact of Trade Liberalization on Wage Skill Premium in Philippine Manufacturing

Chapter 5 Trade, Technology, Foreign Firms and Wage Gap: Case of Vietnam Manufacturing Firms

Chapter 6 Global Production Sharing and Wage Premium: Evidence from Thai Manufacturing

Chapter 7 Globalization and the Income Risk of Australian Workers

Chapter 8 Globalization and Wage Inequality: Firm-Level Evidence from Malaysia

Chapter 9 Expansion of Overseas Production and the Impact on Employment in Domestic Supporting Industries: An Empirical Analysis Based on Buyer-Supplier Transaction Relationship

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