Yoosik Youm

Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University

Yoosik Youm is a full professor of Sociology at Yonsei University. Prior to that, he was an assistant professor at the University of Illinos at Chicago (2000-2005). He graduated from Yonsei University (B.A., 1987; M.A, 1990) and the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 2000). He was a visiting fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) in 2011 and 2015. During his fellowship at RIETI, he worked with Professor Kazuo Yamaguchi to examine the fertility rates and gender inequality in South Korea and Japan. His research interests focus on family dynamics and health status.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey