Youngtae CHO


Young Tae Cho1
Given name:                        Youngtae
Surname:                             CHO

Country of nationality:        South Korea
Country of residence:          South Korea

Mailing address:                  SNU School of Public Health
                                           1 Kwanakro, Kwanakgu
                                           Seoul, Korea
Email address:                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone (Home):             +82-10-7135-4610
Telephone (Office):            +82-2-880-2718


Highest degree:                              Ph.D.
Year:                                              2002
Institution:                                     University of Texas-Austin
Discipline:                                      Demography

Current employment/position:      Seoul National University / Professor

Previous employment:
1. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Utah State University (2002-2004)

Other honorary or professional positions:
1. Secretary-Treasurer, Population Association of Korea (2011-2013)
2. International Organizing Committee Member, The 27th IUSSP International Population Conference, (2011-2013)
3. Steering Committee Member, Asia-Pacific Region Global Action and Networks for Equity in Health (2011-2013)


1. Cha, Seung Man and Youngtae Cho. 2014. "Fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries and diseases among migrant and native workers in South Korea." American Journal of Industrial Medicine 57(9): 1043-1052. (corresponding author)

2. Ra, Chaelin and Youngtae Cho. 2013. "Differentiated effect of social participation components on suicidal ideation across age groups in South Korea." BMC Public Health 13:890 (corresponding author, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-890).

3. Shim, Eunyoung, and Youngtae Cho. 2013. "Widening social disparities in alcohol-attributable deaths among middle-aged Korean men." International Journal of Public Health 58(4): 521-527. (corresponding author).

4. Cho, Youngtae. 2011. "Generational Wealth Flow Hypothesis and Very Low Fertility in Asian Countries." (Commentary) Asian Population Studies 7(3): 175-176.

5. Friel, S, TL Chiang, Y Cho, Y Guo, H. Hashimoto, S Jayasinge, B Loring, D. Matheson, HT Nguyen, M Rao. 2011. "Freedom to lead a life we have reason to value? A spotlight on health inequity in the Asia Pacific region." Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 23(2): 246-63.

6. Cho, Youngtae, Robert A. Hummer, Sungwon Jung, and Yoonjung Choi. 2011. "Late Childbearing and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Korea." Maternal and Child Health Journal 15: 431-437.

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