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Daniel Schwekendiek

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Daniel Schwekendiek

Daniel Jong Schwekendiek is an associate professor at Sungkyunkwan University, a private university in South Korea supported by the Samsung conglomerate. An economic histor­ian and population economist with a special interest in the two Koreas, his articles have appeared in Economic History Review, Social Science and Medicine, and Population and Development Review, among others. He is the author of A Socioeconomic History of North Korea (McFarland, 2011) and South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present (Transaction, 2016). He also contributed a chapter on East Asia to the Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology. His email address is danjosch@​skku.edu, and his personal website is www.daniel-schwekendiek.de.