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KIM Hye Won, Erin

Kim Hye-Won, Erin

PhD in Public Policy, Duke University

Kim Hye-Won, Erin
Contact Details

DID: +65 6516 5437

Office Location

469B Bukit Timah Road
#02-04
Level 2, Li Ka Shing Building
Singapore 259771


Profile

Erin Hye-Won Kim is an assistant professor in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS).  Dr. Kim is also a faculty associate in the Centre for Family and Population Research and the Asia Research Institute at NUS.  Before joining the NUS faculty, she earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in Public Policy from Duke University.  She received her B.S. and M.S. in Management from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Dr. Kim’s research examines the relationships among social policy, individual and family behaviors, and people’s well-being, particularly in the context of population aging and rapid development.  Currently, she is working on issues related to low fertility, intergenerational support, work, gender equity, and health.  Geographically, she focuses on developed Asian countries, including Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.  Methodologically, Dr. Kim conducts empirical studies using large-scale data sets.  Her research has been published or accepted for publication in leading journals such as the Journal of Marriage and FamilyDemographic ResearchJournal of Aging and Health, and Ageing and Society

Kim Hye-Won, Erin - CV

Research Areas

  • Demography and population
  • Quantitative Methods and Program Evaluation
  • Social policy

Publications

Recent Academic Publications

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM, Changjun LEE and Young Kyung DO. “The effect of a reduced statutory workweek on familial long-term care in Korea.” (Accepted to Journal of Aging and Health)

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM and Adam Ka-Lok CHEUNG. 2015. “Women’s attitudes toward family formation and life stage transitions: A longitudinal study in Korea.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 77(5), 1704-1090. [ Abstract ]

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM. 2015. “Public transfers and living alone among the elderly: A case study of Korea’s new income support program.” Demographic Research, 32, 1383-1408. [ Full-text ]

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM and Philip J. COOK. 2011. “The continuing importance of children in relieving elder poverty: Evidence from Korea.” Ageing and Society, 31(6), 953-976. [ Abstract ]

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM. “Division of domestic labour and the lowest-low fertility in South Korea.” (Conditionally accepted to Demographic Research)

Working Papers

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM, Changjun LEE and Young Kyung DO. “The effect of adult children’s working times on visiting with elderly parents: A natural experiment in Korea.” (Under review)

  • Adam Ka-Lok CHEUNG and Erin Hye-Won KIM. “Domestic labor, attitudes and women’s marital satisfaction: A longitudinal study in Korea.” (Under review)

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM, Seoyeon AHN, Young Kyung DO. “The causal impact of work hours on obesity: A quasi-experimental study in Korea.” (Under review)

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM. “Does money buy happiness? Evidence from a new government old-age pension in Korea.” 

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM and Adam Ka-Lok CHEUNG. “Domestic labor division and employment over parenthood transitions: A longitudinal study in Korea.”

  • Erin Hye-Won KIM and Changjun LEE “Does long workweek cause divorce? Causal evidence from Korea.”

Recent Presentations or Conference Papers

  • 2017 Population Association of America. “Domestic labor division and employment over parenthood transitions: A longitudinal study in Korea,” Chicago USA, April 27-79, 2017

  • 2017 Population Association of America. “Time with elderly parents: Causal evidence of work-to-family conflict among Korean men,” Chicago USA, April 27-79, 2017

  • University of Maryland, Maryland Population Research Center, “Domestic labor division over life course: A longitudinal study in Korea,” Time Use across the Life Course Conference, USA, June 27-28, 2016

  • 2016 International Sociological Association, Research Committee 28. “The effect of adult children’s hours worked on elder support: A natural experiment in Korea,” Singapore, May 26-28, 2016

  • 2016 International Sociological Association, Research Committee 28. “Domestic labor division over life course: A longitudinal study in Korea,” Singapore, May 26-28, 2016

  • 2016 Population Association of America. “The impact of hours worked on obesity: A natural experiment in Korea” Washington DC USA, March 31-April 2, 2016

  • 2016 Western Economics Association International. “The effect of adult children’s hours worked on elder support: A Natural Experiment in Korea,” Singapore, January 7-10, 2016

  • Harvard Kennedy School, Indonesia Program, “The causal effect of work hours on obesity in Korea,” 5th Asia Public Policy Forum, Jakarta Indonesia, August 12-13, 2015 

  • 2015 Population Association of America. “The effect of domestic labor division, attitudes, and their interaction on marital satisfaction: A longitudinal study in Korea,” San Diego USA, April 30 – May 2, 2015

  • University of Oxford, Oxford Population Centre, “Fertility intentions and behavior in a lowest-low fertility country: Findings from Korea,” Husband’s housework, childcare participation and fertility choices in East Asia, Oxford England, August 22-23, 2014

  • 2014 Population Association of America. “Gender-attitudes in an ultra-low fertility country” Boston USA, May 1-3, 2014

  • 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. “Fertility intentions and behavior in a lowest-low fertility country: Findings from Korea,” Busan Korea, August 26-31, 2013

  • 2013 Population Association of America. “The impact of men’s work hours on fertility: A natural experiment in Korea,” New Orleans USA, April 11-13, 2013

  • 2012 Population Association of America. “Fertility intentions and behavior in a lowest-low fertility country: Findings from Korea,” San Francisco USA, May 3-5, 2012

  • 2011 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. “Public support improves elders’ life satisfaction despite crowding-out of family support: Evidence from a new government pension in Korea,” Washington DC USA, November 3-5, 2011

  • 2011 Population Association of America. “The short-term effect of income on life satisfaction among the elderly: Evidence from Korea’s new income support program,” Washington DC USA, March 31-April 2, 2011

  • United Nations Population Fund and United Nations Department for Social Policy and Development, “Using longitudinal surveys to study the well-being of the elderly,” Expert Meeting on Collecting Data to Monitor Progress Towards Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, New York USA, December 9-10, 2010

  • 2010 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. “Crowd in or crowd out?: A case study of Korea’s new income support program,” Boston USA, November 4-6, 2010

  • 2010 Population Association of America. “Response of family elder support to changes in the income of the elderly in Korea,” Dallas USA, April 15-17, 2010

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