Young Kyung Do

Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

Department of Health Policy and Management


Decision-making in Medicine and Health Care

  • Economics of health and health care
  • Bounded rationality
  • Risk literacy and risk communication

Population Health

  • Health/education/labor interplay
  • Mental health of older adults
  • Informal care and caregiver health
  • Sleep and public health (more generally, time use and population health)

Quality of Health Care

  • Patient-centeredness; Patient’s perspective on quality; Patient experience; Health system responsiveness

Policy and Program Evaluation

  • Quasi-experimental methods    

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

Do, Y.K., Shin, Y., Lee, J.S., (2022): Increase in Potential Low-value Magnetic Resonance Imaging Utilization Due to Out-of-pocket Payment Reduction across Income Groups in Korea: An Experimental Vignette Study, DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2014.917204

Do, Y.K., Choi, Y.J., Hong, Y.C., (2021): The Effects of Social Activities and Living Arrangements on Cognitive Functions in Middle-aged and Elderly Adults: A Panel Study Using the 2006-2018 Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging, DOI:

Do, Y.K., Lee, J.S., Kim, S., (2021): Public preferences for allocation principles for scarce medical resources in the covid-19 pandemic in korea: Comparisons with ethicists' recommendations, DOI:

Do, Y.K., Kim, T., (2020): Prescription of systemic steroids for acute respiratory infections in Korean outpatient settings: Overall patterns and effects of the prescription appropriateness evaluation policy, DOI: