Think tank

Korea Labor Institute

KLI

Seoul, South Korea

KLI conducts policy-oriented research on a wide range of labor issues, including employment and wages, human resources development, industrial relations, and industrial health and safety. Its overall mission is to contribute to improving living standards by conducting humanistic research; undertake scientific research based on neutrality and objectivity; promote social dialogue and high-quality industrial relations throughout the nation; and suggest labor and social policy directions for the 21st century. Since the financial crisis in late 1997, KLI has contributed to formulating policies that combat soaring unemployment and promote workers' welfare.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.kli.re.kr

Address:
Korea Labor Institute, 370, Sicheong-daero, Sejong-si, 30147, Korea

Country:
South Korea

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Korea
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
Korea Labor Institute
 34
South Korea average
 36
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Korean government
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Deok Soon Hwang
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Kyusik Bae
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Kiu Sik Bae
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Korea Labor Institute
 119
South Korea average
 22
Global average
 86

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Korea Labor Institute
 104
South Korea average
 23
Global average
 34
2019
Korea Labor Institute
 110

Social

Likes (2022)
Korea Labor Institute
 2,463
South Korea average
 9,597
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Korea Labor Institute
 2,498
Likes (2019)
Korea Labor Institute
 2,563
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Korea Labor Institute
 32
South Korea average
 9,457
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Korea Labor Institute
 29
Followers (2019)
Korea Labor Institute
 28
Followers (2022)
Korea Labor Institute
 53
South Korea average
 15,231
Global average
 16,346

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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