Joo Yeoun Suh

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An economist by training, Joo Yeoun Suh is a faculty fellow at the Department of Economics, American University. Suh’s research works to shed light on the economic significance and societal contributions made, focusing on measurement and valuation issues regarding unpaid family care, including child care and elder care, and building satellite accounts that add the value of care work to national accounting systems. She previously led a program at AARP to measure, depict, and promote the economic and social contributions made by Americans 50 and older and served as a fellow at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), a leading national think tank that builds evidence to shape policies that influence and close inequality gaps to improve the economic well-being of families.


CWE-GAM Working Group: Understanding and Measuring Care 

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:

“Estimating the Paid Care Sector in South Korea”

“Demographic, Health, and Economic Transitions and the Future Demand for Caregiving” – Elizabeth M. King, Hannah L. Randolph, Maria S. Floro & Jooyeoun Suh