Younga Kim

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Younga Kim is an Associate Research Fellow at the Korea Labor Institute (KLI). Before joining the KLI, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Demographic Research, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, and was a James Martin visiting Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population and Ageing at the University of Oxford, Oxford. Her research interests lie in female employment and its relation to demographics, especially fertility and ageing in Western European and East Asian societies. Among her recent publications are ‘Who (still) cares? Informal caregiving to elderly dependents in South Korea 2006-2012’, Asian Population Studies (forthcoming; with Noël Bonneuil) and ‘Precarious Employment among South Korean Women: insights from a comparison to France’, Mathematical Population Studies (2018).