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ISSN : 2233-4165(Print)
ISSN : 2233-5382(Online)
Journal of Industrial Distribution & Business Vol.8 No.3 pp.11-18

Social Support Analysis on Economic Activity Intention for Korean Chinese in Korea

Jong-Jin Kim
First Author, PhD. researcher at the Department of Social Welfare, Graduate School of Theology of Hansei University, Korea.
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March 14, 2017. March 31, 2017. August 15, 2017.


Purpose - This study aims to analyze the effects of the social support on the economic activities from the Korean Chinese residing in Korea. Particularly, this paper focuses on the consequence of the economic activity intention according to the three kinds of social support.
Research design, data, and methodology - For the statistics process of data collected by this survey, SPSS 19 statistics package program was used through data-coding and data-cleaning processes to analyze the data in this study.
Results - This hypothesis was selected partially. As a result of investigating hypotheses in detail, Hypothesis 1-2 was significant as shown in the significance level 0.1, and when the emotional support was regarded important, the will of economic activities was also higher. Hypothesis 1-2 was found to be meaningful with the significance level of 0.05, and when the social support was regarded important, the will of economic activities was also higher. Lastly, Hypothesis 1-3 was found to not be statistically significant.
Conclusions - The results of this study are expected to be used as basic data for vitalization of the Korean Chinese’ economic activities and governmental support for it, and to be a guideline in preparing successful strategies for expansion of the Korean Chinese’ economic activities in the future by applying these results.

JEL Classification: D60, M14, P46. Z13.






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