Younghwan Song

Department of Economics
Union College
Schenectady, NY 12308

Office: Lippman 121
Phone: 518-388-8043
Fax: 518-388-6988
Email: songy at union dot edu




                    Eco101 Introduction to Economics

                    Eco243 Introduction to Econometrics

                    Eco335 Economics of Health

                    Eco387 Seminar in Labor


“Job Displacement and Subjective Well-being: Findings from the American Time Use Survey Well-being Modules,” Journal for Labour Market Research, 52 (13) (2018), pp. 1-13.

“Rotation Group Bias in Smoking Prevalence Estimates Using TUS-CPS,” Survey Research Methods, Vol. 11 (4) (2017), pp. 383-404.

“A Cross-State Comparison of Measures of Subjective Wellbeing,” International Journal of Wellbeing, Vol. 7 (1) (2017), pp. 65-83.

“Perspective on ‘‘Flexibility at a Cost—Should Governments Stimulate Tertiary Education for Adults?” by Anders Stenberg and Olle Westerlund,” Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Vol. 7 (April 2016), pp. 87-88.

Single Mothers’ Time Preference, Smoking and Enriching Childcare: Evidence from Time Diaries,” with Sabrina Pabilonia, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 39 (Spring 2013), pp. 227-255.

“Time Preference and Time Use: Do Smokers Exercise Less?” Labour, Vol. 25 (September 2011), pp. 350-369.

“The Effect of Children on Early Retirement Behavior in Europe,” Journal of Market Economy, Vol. 40 (June 2011), pp. 1-45.

Unpaid Work at Home, Industrial Relations, Vol. 48 (October 2009), pp.578-588.

Training, Technological Changes, and Displacement, Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 30 (September 2009), pp.201-218.


The Religious Time Bind: U.S. Work Hours and Religion, with David Cotter, Social Indicators Research, Vol. 93 (August 2009), pp. 209-214.


The Effect of Subjective Survival Probabilities on Retirement and Wealth in the United States, with David Bloom, David Canning, and Michael Moore, in Robert Clark, Andrew Mason, and Naohiro Ogawa (eds), Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy, Elgar Press, 2007. Also circulates as NBER Working Paper No. 12688.


The Working Spouse Penalty/Premium and Married Women's Labor Supply, Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 5 (September 2007), pp. 279-304.


Recall Bias in the Displaced Workers Survey: Are Layoffs Really Lemons? Labour Economics, Vol. 14 (June 2007), pp. 335-45.


Welfare Reform and Changes in the Economic Well-being of Children, with Neil G. Bennett and Hsien-Hen Lu, Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 23 (December 2004), pp. 671-99. Also circulates as NBER Working Paper No. 9399.


Children Facing Economic Hardships in the United States: Differentials and Changes in the 1990s, with Hsien-Hen Lu, Julian Palmer, Mary Clare Lennon, and J. Lawrence Aber, Demographic Research, Vol. 10 (June 2004), pp. 285-338. Also circulates as ISERP Working Paper No. 2003-04.