I am a social welfare researcher studying worker well-being, labor market, and social policy.
Hyeri Choi is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment Relations. She is an interdisciplinary scholar with expertise in social policies that impact the low-wage labor market, worker welfare and child welfare. Specifically, she investigates the roles and effects of social, macroeconomic, and workplace policies in alleviating structural barriers that low-income families with children face in the labor market. Hyeri is dedicated to enhancing the competitive labor market, securing desired work hours, and crafting policies to improve employment and economic security for workers’ well-being. Her current research highlights the role of employers in addressing underemployment issues.