Ki-Soo Eun

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Ki-Soo Eun is Professor of Sociology and Demography, and the Director at the Center for Transnational Migration and Social Inclusion (CTMS) at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Seoul National University. He received a PhD in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include: low fertility and aging, family history, family values, transnational migration, care and care work, time use study and quantitative method. Prof. Eun has led the Comparative Asian Family Survey (CAFS) project together with Prof. Emiko Ochiai of Kyoto University in Japan, which conducted family surveys in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Qatar and Turkey. Since 2017, he has been engaged in an international project on care economy (CWE-GAM project), representing the Korean team. He is in charge of KOICA Gender and Development Program at GSIS as the Program Manager. Prof. Eun is also an expert on time use research with publications and articles on work-life balance, time poverty, study time, and sleep. He leads comparative studies on time use across countries. Prof. Eun currently serves as Vice President of International Association for Time Use Research and a founder and current President of the  Korean Association for Time Studies. He is President of the Population Association of Korea and the Korean Social History Association, as well as Vice President of the Korean Family Studies Association. At Seoul National University. He also serves as Vice Director at the KyujanggakInstitute for Korean Studies. Prof. Eun is a member of the Presidential Committee on Aging Society and Population Policy (PCASPP) in Korea.

CWE-GAM Methodology Report Contributions:

“The Qualitative Methodology and Survey Instruments: South Korea Field Work”– Hyuna Moon, Seung-Eun Cha, Ki-Soo Eun, Eunhye Kang & Ito Peng