Korean welfare state, developmentalism, democratization, econmomic crisis
This study attempt to summarize the trajectory and achievements of the Korean welfare state since the days of democratization and the Asian Financial Crisis, and to discuss the path-dependent nature and limitations of such evolution, with a view to finding policy implications for the future growth of the Korean welfare state.
Ⅰ. Introduction 1
Ⅱ. Trajectory of the Korean Welfare State’s Growth 7 Ⅱ-1. Post-Democratization Expansion (1987-1997) 9 Ⅱ-2. Post-Asian Financial Crisis Welfare Expansion 13