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  • Name Younga Kim
  • Departments Social Policy Research Division
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2016. Ph.D. in Sociology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS),
         Paris, France

2009. M.A. in Social Work, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

2007. B.A. in Social Work, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea


2018-         Associate Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute,  South Korea

2017-2018.  Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Demographic Research,
                 Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2016 James Martin Visiting Fellow, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing,
         University of Oxford, Oxford
2016  Funded visiting researcher, Institut nationale d’études démographiques
        (INED), Paris

2016   Postdoctoral researcher, « Paris Consortium-réseau francophone des
          ressources numériques des études coréennes », Paris Diderot Paris

2015-  Associate Member, Research Team on Social Inequalities (ERIS),
          Maurice Halbwachs centre (CMH), Paris

Major Publications

Ph.D. Dissertation:

La précarité des femmes sur le marché du travail : une comparaison entre la
Corée du Sud et la France

SSCI journals (corresponding author*):  

9. Bonneuil, Noël and Kim, Younga* (2021). Cognitive bias in anticipating
mortality risk affects the subjective quality of life and consumption-related
lifestyle. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

8. Bonneuil, Noël and Kim, Younga* (2021). Arbitrage between consumption and
saving for bequest: the role of subjective expected survival and satisfaction
with the quality of life, South Korea 2008-2014. Macroeconomic Dynamics.
25(4):998-1019.  (https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100519000506)

7. Singh, Akansha and Kim, Younga* (2021). What contributed to the large sex
differentials in lifespan variation and life expectancy in South Korea. Journal
of Biosocial Science, 53(3) : 396-406.

6. Kim, Younga and Rizzi, Ester (2020). Who does not intend to retire? Mothers’
opportunity costs and compensation at later ages in Europe. Ageing & Society,
40 (10):2128-2154. (https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X19000503)

5. Bonneuil, Noël and Kim, Younga* (2020). Who (still) cares? Informal
caregiving to elderly dependents in South Korea 2006-2012. Asian Population
Studies. 16(1): 17-33. (https://doi.org/10.1080/17441730.2019.1701803)

4. Bonneuil, Noël and Kim, Younga* (2019). Socio-economic and health
determinants of transitions to adult dependency in South Korea, 2008-2014.
Public Health, 173: 130-137. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.010)

3. Kim, Younga (2018). Precarious Employment among South Korean Women: insights
from a comparison to France. Mathematical Population Studies, 25 (1): 41-61.

2. Bonneuil, Noël and Kim, Younga* (2017). Precarious employment among South
Korean women: Is inequality changing with time? Economic and Labour Relations
Review, 28(1): 20-40. (doi:10.1177/1035304617690482)  

1. Kim, Younga (2015). Changes in Precarious Employment among South Korean
Women, Mathematical Population Studies, 22(2): 101-123.