Please read our latest Research Brief: What Does It Mean to Become An Adult?: When Everyone Else Goes to College: The Work-Bound Youth in Korea By Hyejeong Jo (Research Brief No. 4.) January 12, 2017 and the related working paper here: Jo, Hyejeong. 2017. “Gendered Narratives of Transition to Adulthood among Korean Work-bound Youth.” Korean Millennials Working Paper Series, 2017-1.