Family and gender issues; Health behavior of adolescents and young adults; Fertility and reproductive health
Minja Kim Choe joined the EWC in 1983, and has co-authored and published numerous books, monographs and journal articles on fertility behavior, infant mortality, health behavior of adolescents and youth, marriage, gender roles, demographic methods and statistical methods. Her research includes work in Korea, Japan, China, United States, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. She holds a Ph.D. in epidemiology-biostatistics from the University of Hawai‘i.
Dr. Choe's recent research work has focused on the fertility and child mortality in India; the effects of son preference in East Asia and South Asia; and family change in East Asia and the United States
Consultancies: International Statistical Institute; State of Hawaii; United Nations Population Division, Statistics Division, and Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA); World Bank; World Health Organization (WHO)