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Yoo-Mi Chin

Assistant Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Yoo-Mi_Chin@baylor.edu
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798-7123
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†320.07

Office Hours

SPRING 2019
T & R 9:45 AM-10:45 AM; 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
W 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, Brown University
  • MA - Economics, Brown University
  • BA - German, Seoul National University

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Baylor University (2014 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Missouri University of Science & Technology (2008 - 2014)

Awards and Honors

  • Kuznets Prize 2019 (The best paper award), Journal of Population Economics (January 2019)
  • Certificate for Exceptional Research, Hankamer School of Business (March 2017)

Professional Memberships

  • Population Association of America (January 2019 - December 2019)
  • Fellow, Global Labor Organization (March 2017 - Present)
  • The Southern Economic Association (2017 - Present)
  • The Korea-America Economic Association (2014 - Present)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Disease Risk and Fertility: Evidence from the HIV/AIDS Pandemic," Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 31, (April 2018), pp. 429-451 (coauthors: Nicholas Wilson).

"Bayesian correction for misclassification in multilevel count data models: An application to the impact of exposure to domestic violence on number of children," Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Vol. 2018, No. Article ID 3212351, (January 2018), pp. 6 (coauthors: Tyler Nelson, Joon Jin Song, James D. Stamey).

"Bayesian misclassification and propensity score methods for clustered observational studies," Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 45, No. 9, (2018), pp. 1547-1560 (coauthors: Qi Zhou, Joon Jin Song, James D. Stamey).

"A Bayesian approach to misclassified binary response: female employment and intimate partner violence in urban India," Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 24, No. 20, (2017), pp. 1439-1442 (coauthors: Joon Jin Song, James D. Stamey).

"Employment, Empowerment, and Spousal Violence on Women in Developing Countries." Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women. Springer Netherlands, 2016. 769-780.

"Does HIV Increase the Risk of Spousal Violence in sub-Saharan Africa?," Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 32, No. 5, (September 2013), pp. 997-1006.

"Credit Program Participation and Decline in Violence: Does Self-Selection Matter?," World Development, Vol. 40, No. 8, (August 2012), pp. 1690-1699.

"Male Backlash, Bargaining, or Exposure Reduction? : Women's Working Status and Physical Spousal Violence in India," Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 25, No. 1, (January 2012), pp. 175-200.

"Household Production Model of Demand for Childcare and Meals: Theory and Evidence from the Philippines," Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 6, No. 1, (January 2008), pp. 47-64.

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Long-Term Effects of the Rwandan Genocide on Child Labor," presented at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting 2018, Washington DC, November 2018 (coauthors: A. Scott Cunningham, Van Pham).

"Disease Risk and Fertility: Evidence from the HIV/AIDS Pandemic," presented at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, November 2017.

"Deterrence or Backlash? Evaluating the Effects of the Domestic Violence Act in Zimbabwe," presented at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, November 2017.

"Disease Risk and Fertility: Evidence from the HIV/AIDS Pandemic," presented at the KEA-APEA 2017 Conference, Korea University, Seoul , Korea, July 2017.

"Gubernatorial Elections and Abortions: A Regression Discontinuity Approach," presented at the Applied Microeconomics Summer Workshop, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, July 2017.
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