Soohyun Kim

Soohyun Kim is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Mailman School of Public Health's Epidemiology Department. Her research interests are focused on paid leave policy for working caregivers for older adults and its effects on gender inequality in the labor market. She is currently working on a project investigating the impacts of California's Paid Family and Medical Leave on labor market outcomes for older adults. Soohyun received her BA in Psychology and MA in Social Welfare at Seoul National University. She worked as a research fellow at the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare and Korean Women's Development Institute before joining the PhD program.

Research Interests

Family Leave
Family Policy
Immigration Policy
International Migration
Policy (policies)
Social Policy


American Community Survey
American Time Use Survey
Current Population Survey
Eurostat Data
General Social Survey
Health and Retirement Study
Health and Retirement Study
Luxembourg Income Study
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth or other NLS datasets