Jungho Kim received his Ph.D. in Economics at Brown University in May 2005 and is a Professor at Ajou University. His research interests are in the empirical analysis of the household behavior and the program evaluation regarding fertility, labor, health and consumption. His dissertation is focused on the impact of economic development on fertility decline in Indonesia. He is currently working on the return to early childhood investment, the consequence of health intervention and the evaluation of family policies.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2006 and became a Research Fellow in March 2009.