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Women's and Gender Studies

Yunsun Huh

Yunsun Huh
Assistant Professor of Democracy & Justice Studies and Women & Gender Studies
MAC A318
(920) 465-2979

Fields of Interest: I am interested in how socioeconomic and institutional background affects human capability and gender inequality in our society. My specialties include the areas of Immigration, Economics of Gender, Labor Economics, Econometrics, and Applied Microeconomics; they are reflected on my dissertation based on quantitative analysis utilizing IPUMs data. In addition, I conducted research related to Economic History, Demography and Health Economics utilizing large data sets, the Utah Population data base and nation-wide survey data of Korea.

Other Interests/Hobbies: I like to play tennis, skiing, hiking and zumba dance. Basically, I like most outdoor sports and activities although I am not that good at. I like to go symphony as well as pop concert. My favorite band is MUSE.

Education: Ph.D in Economics from the University of Utah. USA; M.A in Economics from Yonsei University, Seoul Korea; and B.A. in Economics from Kangnung National Univeristy, Kangnung, Korea


  • Economic History of Thought
  • Principle of Microeconomics
  • Capability approach, part of Introduction to Democracy and Justice Study