Hyein Kang


Dr. Hyein Kang is a Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. Her current research projects include analyzing Illinois unemployment insurance wage data for the Building and Sustaining the Early Care and Education Workforce (BASE) project and estimating population counts that are eligible for childcare programs. Her research interests are labor and public economics, with a special interest in labor supply behaviors, inequality, childhood poverty programs, and understanding the impacts of government policies on low-income families.

Before joining Chapin Hall, Kang was a Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty R