Huh, Yunsun

Email
At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Economics
Position
Asst. Professor in Economics
Office Phone
(262) 472-6941
Office Location
HH 4400

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, U.S. 2011
M.A. Economics, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, 1998
B.A., Economics, Kangnung National University, Kangnung, South Korea, 1996

Bio
Yunsun Huh, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Before coming to UWW, Dr. Huh held an Associate Professor position at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, working in the Department of Economics and Department for Democracy and Justice Studies, since 2011.

Dr. Huh has taught Principles of Microeconomics (Econ 201), Economics of Discrimination (Econ 352), and Managerial Economics (Econ 737) at UWW.  Dr. Huh has taught a broad array of courses in previous institutions, including Intermediate Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Gender and Economic Justice, Gender Empowerment, Labor and Migration, and History of Economic Thought.

Dr. Huh’s academic interests are broadly in the area of Applied Microeconomics and her research focuses on the intersection of the Economics of Gender and Discrimination, Labor Economics, and Immigration; this is reflected in her recent publications, conference presentations, and
 dissertation. In addition, Dr. Huh conducts research related to Economic History, Demography and Health Economics utilizing large data sets, specifically the Utah Population Database and National Survey Data of Korea.

Recent Publications:
“Family Typology and Gender Empowerment: The Labor Market Performance of Married Immigrants.” Journal of Population Research, Volume 35, Issue 3, September 2018.
“Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of US Immigrants and their Home-Country Counterparts.” Feminist Economics, Volume 23, Issue 2, April 2017.
“Motherhood versus Fatherhood: The Effect of Parent Death on Post-Neonatal and Child Mortality from 1850 – 1920.” International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies, Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2015.
“Gender Equality, Economic Development, and Labor Market Success of East Asian Migrants.” The Journal of Women and Economics, Volume 10, Issue 2, December 2013.
“The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Labor Market Success of Immigrants.” The Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Volume 12, Issue 3, August 2011.


Ph.D
2011

International Association of Feminist Economimcs
June 2016 - Current
Korea America Economic Association
March 2014 - Current
American Economic Association
2010 - Current

Marriage, Gender Roles, and Migration: Selectivity of Immigrant Women in South Korea and Gender Empowerment within the New Family
Navigating the academic job market as a recent PhD
Who comes to Korea, Educational Selectivity of Bridal Immigrant Women in South Korea
Who comes to Korea? K-Bridal Immigrants
Does Being Tied Matter? The Effect of Home Country Gender Status on the Labor Market Performance of Married Immigrants
The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Labor Supply of US Immigrants
Gender Perspective Reflected in Labor and Environmental Policies of the United States
The Effect of Recession on Work Continuity and Job Turnover: An Event History Analysis
Inhyuck Ha
Who Comes to the US and What Determines Selectivity: Educational Self-Selection of Immigrants by Gender
Effect of Study Skill Week Intervention on Students’ Success
Do Tied Movers Matter? The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Labor Market Success of Immigrants
Do Tied Movers Matter? The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Labor Market Success of Immigrants
Gender, Labor and East Asian Migrants: Labor Market Success of Women from Korea, Japan, and China
Does Being Tied Matter? The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Educational Selectivity of Tied and Untied Female Immigrants
Gender and Capabilities
The Cultural Effect of Home-Country Characteristics on the Self-Selection of Immigrants in the US
The Effect of Home-Country Characteristics on the Labor Supply of Immigrants in the US
The Effect of Home-Country Characteristics on the Labor Supply of Immigrants in the US

Family Typology and Gender Empowerment: The Labor Market Performance of Married Immigrants
Journal of Population Research
Vol. 35 Iss. 3 Pg. 237-288
Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of US Immigrants and Their Home-Country Conterparts
Feminist Economics
Vol. 23 Iss. 2 Pg. 120-145
Motherhood versus Fatherhood: The Effect of Parent Death on Post-Neonatal and Child Mortality from 1850-1920
International Journal of Gender and Women's Studies
Vol. 3 Iss. 2 Pg. 12-19
Gender Equality, Economic Development, and Labor Market Success of East Asian Migrants
The Journal of Women and Economics
Vol. 10 Iss. 2 Pg. 1-27
The Effect of Home-country Gender Status on the Labor Market Success of Immigrants
Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal for People-Centered Development
Vol. 12 Iss. 3 Pg. 367-392

Feminist Economics
Journal Reviewer
The Women's Studies
Research Journal "The Women's Studies", Korean Women's Development Institutes
South Korea
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Wisconsin Economic Association

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