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South Korean Occupational Wage Survey: 1971, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998 (ICPSR 24621)

Version Date: Dec 14, 2009 View help for published

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Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR24621.v1

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South Korea's Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) is an annual business establishment survey conducted since 1970 by South Korea's Ministry of Labor. The dataset contains detailed information on individual workers' earnings, hours worked, educational attainment, actual labor market experience, occupation, industry, and region. The surveyed establishments must employ at least ten workers and were selected by a stratified random sampling method. Because they exclude workers in small enterprises, the self-employed, family workers, temporary workers, and public sector workers, the surveys represent approximately one-half of South Korea's total nonagricultural labor force. The samples for each year are randomly drawn from the original surveys. The surveys cover all industries up through 1986. After 1986, agriculture, forestry, hunting, and fishing are excluded. This change in sampling procedure does not appear to cause a significant change in the types of nonfarm enterprises covered by the survey.

Rodgers, Yana. South Korean Occupational Wage Survey: 1971, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-12-14. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR24621.v1

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1971, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998
1971, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998

Stratified random sampling.

Business establishments in South Korea that employ at least ten workers.

survey data

2009-12-14

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Rodgers, Yana. South Korean Occupational Wage Survey: 1971, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998. ICPSR24621-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-12-14. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR24621.v1

2009-12-14 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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