An evaluation of the Korean Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program

Pyo, Insoo, Wood, Jacob, and Kim, Jungsuk (2016) An evaluation of the Korean Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 14 (3). pp. 219-229.

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Abstract

This policy analysis examines the key issues involved in the Korean Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. As an important trade policy platform, this research details how the TAA provision targets impacted businesses and employees and documents the program’s eligibility criteria and its evolution over time. The US TAA and EU EGAF programs are also reviewed by detailing their respective strengths and their differences from their Korean counterpart. Finally, we document a range of areas where the Korean TAA initiative needs to be improved in order to best assist the firms and employees that have been negatively impacted by trade liberalization policy.

Item ID: 52823
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2508-7592
Keywords: TAA, EGAF, trade policy, Korea, US, international trade
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2018 01:45
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9103 International Trade > 910303 Trade Policy @ 100%
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