Seunghyun Moon

PhD Student

Seunghyun Moon
Seunghyun Moon

PhD Student

Seunghyun Moon’s research interest focuses on how employment status affects precariats’ family formation and child rearing strategy and how social policy affects the relations. Moon received his bachelor’s degrees in International Relations and Social Welfare from Yonsei University where he completed his basic knowledge for comparative welfare policy research. As an undergraduate student, he was inspired to conduct research on welfare policies of European and East Asian countries and participated in a European Studies program in the Netherlands for one year as an exchange student. He earned his Master of Social Work at Yonsei University, Graduate School of Social Welfare and got his second master’s degree in International Social Change and Policy at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. He devoted himself to studying young adults’ problems in the employment market and family formation issues with comparative perspective on social policy. After completing his master’s courses, Moon worked for the Korean Women’s Development Institute as a research intern, and the Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs, for two years as a researcher. In the Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs, he participated in various research projects on low fertility and unstable employment.

Curriculum Vitae >

  • MSc International Social Change and Policy, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2018
  • MSW, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2017
  • BA International Relations, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2015
  • BA Social Welfare, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2015
Research Interests
  • Social policy
  • Labor market
  • Young adults
  • Precariat
  • Childbirth
  • Work-life balance
  • Poverty
  • Gender issues in the labor market

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