Misun Lim, Ph.D.
Misun Lim is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the “Skill Formation and Labor Markets” research unit. Her research interests are gender inequality in labor markets, social demography, cross-national comparisons, and quantitative research methods. She will contribute to the EU-Horizon 2020 project “Technological inequality – Understanding the relation between recent technological innovations and social inequalities (TECHNEQUALITY)”. Misun received her PhD in sociology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and holds degrees from the University of Seoul and Columbia University. Until 2020, she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Research Unit "Skill Formation and Labor Markets" at the WZB Social Science Center Berlin
2018-2020 Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute, Italy
2019 Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
2015 M.A. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
2008 Junior Researcher, The Academy of Korean Studies, South Korea
2008 M.A. in Sociology, Columbia University in the City of New York, USA
2007 B.A. in Urban Sociology, University of Seoul, South Korea
2006 Visiting Student, Boston University, USA
Budig, Michelle J., and Misun Lim (equal authorship). 2016. “Cohort Differences and the Marriage Premium: Emergence of Gender-Neutral Household Specialization Effects.” Journal of Marriage and Family 78(5): 1352-1370. DOI:10.1111/jomf.12326 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jomf.12326
Lim, Misun., and Joya Misra. 2019. “Work/Life Balance.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology. Spillman, Lynette (Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199756384-0218 https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199756384/obo-9780199756384-0218.xml
Lim, Misun. 2017. “Household Specialization, Millennials, and the Marriage Premium.” Institute for Family Studies. https://ifstudies.org/blog/household-specialization-millennials-and-the-marriage-premium