Research

Publications

  • Transition of Son Preference: Evidence from South Korea (with Eleanor Jawon Choi), Demography, forthcoming. [PDF]
Featured in: DongA
  • Gender Norms and Housework Time Allocation among Dual-Earner Couples (with Chulhee Lee and Esther Lee), Labour Economics, 2019, 57: 102-116. [PDF] [Online]

  • Two Birds with One Stone: Female Labor Supply, Fertility, and Market Childcare (with Seonyoung Park and Donggyun Shin), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2018, 90: 171-193. [PDF] [Online]

  • Design of Reforms with Time-Inconsistent Voters (with Johanna Mollerstrom), Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2017, 19(3): 748-761. [PDF] [Online]

  • The Effect of School Choice on Student's Academic Performance (with Jaesung Choi), Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 2017, 58(1): 1-19. [PDF] [Online]
Featured in: The Hankyoreh
  • The Second Shift: Assimilation in Housework Time Among Immigrants, Review of Economics of the Household, 2016, 14(4): 941-959. [PDF] [Online]

  • Housewife, "Gold Miss," and Equal: The Evolution of Educated Women's Role in Asia and the U.S., Journal of Population Economics, 2016, 29(2): 529-570. [PDF] [Online]
Featured in: The Economist, The New York Times Blog, Tech Insider, Marginal Revolution, Experimental and Behavioral Economics, VoxEU, VoxEU
  • Child Gender and Parental Inputs: No More Son Preference in Korea? (with Eleanor Jawon Choi), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2015, 105(5): 638-64. [PDF] [Online]


Working Papers

  • The Effect of Unexpected Longevity on Intergenerational Policies and Fertility (with Seok Ki Kim), submitted. [PDF]


Book Chapters

  • Tackling Gender Inequality in Asia: Korea (with Mai Dao, Davide Furceri, and Meeyeon Kim) in Women, Work, and Economic Growth: Leveling the Playing Field, eds. Kalpana Kochhar, Sonali Jain-Chandra, and Monique Newiak, International Monetary Fund, 2017. [PDF] [Online]

  • Strategies of Technology and Market Catch-Up by Latecomers: Shimro, Cuckoo, and Hongjin HJC (with Hyejin Lee and Keun Lee) in Economics of Catch-Up, ed. Keun Lee, Seoul: 21st Century Books, 2008. [written in Korean]


Unpublished Manuscript

  • Strategies for Reforming Korea's Labor Market to Foster Growth (with Mai Dao, Davide Furceri, Meeyeon Kim, and Tae-Jeong Kim), IMF Working Paper #14/137, BOK Working Paper #2014-25. [PDF]
Featured in: Yonhap News, JTBC News