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  • Name Yeon Jeong Son
  • Departments Social Policy Research Division
  • Position
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2017.09 ~ Present: Associate Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute

2013.08 ~ 2017.05: Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago
- Econometrics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

2011.08 ~ 2013.05: Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago

2011.03 ~ 2011.06: Research Analyst, Hankyoreh Economic Research Institute

2007.02 ~ 2009.02: Samsung Engineering

Major Publications

Son, Yeon Jeong. 2017. “Do Childbirth Grants Increase the Fertility Rate?
Policy Impacts in South Korea.”  Review of Economics of the Household: 1-23.

Lehrer, Evelyn L. and Yeon Jeong Son. 2017. “Women’s Age at First Marriage and
Marital Instability: Differences by Race and Ethnicity.” Demographic Research
37(9): 229-250.

“Marital Instability in the United States: Trends, Driving Forces, and
Implications for Children” (with Lehrer, Evelyn L.), Oxford Handbook on the
Economics of Women, ed. Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Saul D. Hoffman.
(New York: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming)

<Working Paper>
“Overtime Policy and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from South Korea”