Soobin Kim

Soobin Kim is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her MSW and BA with highest honors at Yonsei University, South Korea. Her research focuses on economic inequality, poverty, social welfare programs, and social policy. Currently, Kim is working on the Pittsburgh Wage Study (, which investigates the experiences of low-wage workers and the impacts of incremental wage increases on their individual and family well-being.