Employment policy implementation mechanisms in the Republic of Korea
This paper discusses NEPs in Korea. It is organized in three sections. The first section reviews and compares the key employment policies in different periods in response to the Asian and international financial crises, and introduces the new employment strategy under the new government since 2013. The second section analyses the NEP implementation mechanism that includes the coordination, support and accountability systems. The concluding section summarizes the main findings of the case study and distils lessons learned that may be considered by policymakers in formulating and implementing employment policies.