Yoorie Chang is a research assistant for the Economic Opportunities Program’s Workforce Strategies Initiative. Her current research interests include the changing nature of work, job quality evaluation, and strategies promoting social and economic mobility.
Prior to joining EOP, Yoorie worked as an intern for SEIU and held research fellowships at the Worker Institute. At the Worker Institute, she contributed to research projects involving app-workers in the gig economy and labor relations in the arts and entertainment industry. Originally from Colorado, Yoorie holds a Bachelor of Science with honors in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, where she completed her senior thesis on precarious work in the neoliberal era. In addition to her activities at the Institute, Yoorie is an active oboist and crossword puzzle enthusiast.