INQ is a group of undergraduates and graduate students, aiming to understand the inequality issue in Korea. We read and discuss recent researches that approach inequality from multiple angles. In this page, we would like to introduce the articles we’ve read, and share ideas.

Does gender wage discrimination really exist in Korea?
Recent Studies

Does gender wage discrimination really exist in Korea?

South Korea has been long known for its high gender wage gap. According to OECD 2017 data, South Korea recorded...
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Inequality of Educational Opportunity
Recent Studies

Inequality of Educational Opportunity

Have you heard of the “spoon class theory”, a term widely used among online communities in South Korea? It refers...
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Childcare and Household Labor in South Korea
Recent Studies

Childcare and Household Labor in South Korea

South Korea’s fertility rate is expected to hit a record breaking 0.96 births per woman this year. This is due...
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Changing Gender Role Attitudes and Women’s Lives in Korea
Recent Studies

Changing Gender Role Attitudes and Women’s Lives in Korea

Women’s Economic Activities and the Gender Role Attitudes in Conjugal Relationships Mun, Ji-Sun. 2017. Korean Journal of Sociology 51(2): 191-232....
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