Hyunjoon Park's research on declining marriage rates in South Korea featured in Penn OMNIA

Hyunjoon Park was recently interviewed by Penn OMNIA to discuss his research that examines the declining marriages rates in South Korea.

An excerpt:

“In societies with strong gender-based divisions of labor like South Korea, highly educated women tend to want a partner with equal or more education than themselves,” says Park. “For South Korean women who attended university, we see an almost 10 percentage point decline in terms of the predictive probability of marriage by age 45, and only half of low-educated men—those who did not attend high school—are getting married by age 45.”

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