YOUM Yoosik

YOUM Yoosik

YOUM Yoosik

Visiting Fellow (until March 31, 2016)

Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University, South Korea

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Social Network Analysis, Sociological Processes of Health and Illness, Diffusion Dynamics of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health and Lives of Older People in an Aging Society

Education

2000 Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, USA
1990 M.A., Business Administration, Yonsei University, South Korea
1987 B.A., Business Administration, Yonsei University, South Korea

Experience

2014 - Present Full Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University, South Korea
2009 - 2014 Associate Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University, South Korea
2005 - 2009 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University, South Korea
2000 - 2005 Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
2005 - 2014 Affiliated Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
2000 - 2014 Research Specialist at the Institute for Health Research and Policy, USA

Selected Publications and Papers

Books and Chapters

"The Effect of Structural Embeddedness on the Division of Household Labor: A game-theoretic model using a network approach," (with Edward Laumann), 2003, Rationality and Society, 15 (2): 243-280

The Sexual Organization of the City (Chicago), (with Edward O. Laumann, Stephen Ellingson, Jenna Mahay, and Anthony Paik), 2004, The University of Chicago Press

"Household Behavior and Family Economics," Encyclopedia of Social Measurement (Kimberly Kempf-Leonard edited) 2004, New York: Academic Press

"Latent Classes of Metabolic Syndrome in the Korean Population: Identification and comparison of classes among different educational groups," (with Lee, Keun-Bok), 2009, Korean Journal of Sociology, 43 (6): 125-145

"Identifying Hidden Sexual Bridging Communities in Chicago," (Youm Yoosik, et al), 2009, Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 86 (1): s107-s120

"Consensus Making Process in the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences Guideline for Physical Impairment: Evaluation as a Social Process," (Youm Yoosik, et al) 2009, Journal of Korean Medical Science, 24: s221-s226

"A Sociological Interpretation of Emerging Properties in STI transmission dynamics: Walk-betweeness of sexual networks," 2010, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86 (3): 23-28

Youm, Y., Laumann, E. O., Ferraro, K. F., Waite, L. J., Kim, H. C., Park, Y. R., ... & Lee, J. A. (2014). "Social network properties and self-rated health in later life: comparisons from the Korean social life, health, and aging project and the national social life, health and aging project," BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), 102.

Youm, Y., 2015. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Social Network Analysis. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 21. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 853-861.