Hyunjoon Park co-authored article on marriage decline in Korea published in Demography

Hyunjoon Park's article, co-authored with James Raymo (Princeton, Professor of Sociology), "Marriage Decline in Korea: Changing Composition of the Domestic Marriage Market and Growth in International Marriage," was recently published in Demography.

Per the abstract: 

"Explanations for the substantial decline in rates of marriage in East Asian countries often emphasize the role of rapid educational expansion for women in reducing the desirability of marriages characterized by a strong gender-based division of labor. Focusing on South Korea, we consider a very different scenario in which changing educational composition of the marriage market reduces the demographic feasibility of such marriages."

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