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Books and Monographs
D. Schwekendiek (2017), South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present, London and New York: Routledge, xxxvi + 353 pp.

D. Schwekendiek (2014), The Data Atlas of South Korea: Demography, Society, Economic Activity, Paju, Seoul and Edison: Jimoondang, xvii + 262 pp.

D. Schwekendiek (2012), Korean Migration to the Wealthy West (with a foreword by Elaine H. Kim from UC Berkeley), New York: Nova, xvi + 213 pp.

D. Schwekendiek (2011), A Socioeconomic History of North Korea, Jefferson and London: McFarland, x + 173 pp.

D. Schwekendiek (2009), The Data Atlas of North Korea: Demography, Society, Economy, Seoul: Institute for Peace and Unification Studies - Seoul National University, xi + 243 pp.

A. Jung, J. Kwon, D. Schwekendiek (2008), Gugoeibyangin Siltaejosa Mit Hyoyuljeog Ibyangsahuseobiseu
[Survey on the Status of Overseas Adopted Koreans and Proposals for Effective Post-adoption Services], Seoul: Ministry of Health and Welfare, xi + 202 pp.

(Selected) Articles in Journals [* corresponding author]
D. Schwekendiek (2020), "Trends in Korean Studies: A Content Analysis of Korea-related Articles Published in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, 1990-2015", in: International Area Studies Review, 23(4), pp. 325-334.

D. Schwekendiek, S. Xu* (2020), "From Socialism to Consumerism: The Rise of Capitalist Values in North Korea", in: International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 16(2), pp. 123-150.

D. Schwekendiek (2020), "The Biological Standard of Living in South Korea: Educational Status has the Largest Impact on Heights of KNHANES Cohorts Born from the 1950s to 1980s", in: Anthropologischer Anzeiger: Journal of Biological and Clinical Anthropology, 77(1), pp. 1-11.

D. Schwekendiek*, H. Park (2020), "The Biological Standard of Living in Early South Korea: Physical Well-being based on Body Mass Indices, 1940s to 1950s", in: International Journal of Wellbeing, 10(1), pp 54-66.

D. Schwekendiek (2019), "Inquiry into the Nutrition Transition in the Korean Peninsula: Overweight-to-Underweight Ratios Among Preschool Children in North Korea and South Korea", in: International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 12(2), pp. 105-113.

D. Schwekendiek, J. Baten* (2019), "Height Development of Men and Women from China, South Korea, and Taiwan During the Rapid Economic Transformation Period of the 1960s-1980s", in: Economics & Human Biology, 34, pp. 169-180.

D. Schwekendiek (2018), "Biological Living Standards in North Korea as Reflected in Famine to Post-famine Trends in Birthweight, 1998–2009", in: Homo - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 69(5), pp. 266-272.

S. Lee, D. Schwekendiek* (2018), "The People Who Left the People’s Republic: A History of the North Korean Diaspora", in: Education About Asia, 23(2), pp. 43-47.

D. Schwekendiek (2018), "Longevity in North Korea and South Korea: Prevalence of Centenarians in One of the Poorest and One of the Richest Nations", in: Journal of Biosocial Science, 50(2), pp. 244-253.

D. Schwekendiek (2017), "Growth Status of Korean Orphans Raised in the Affluent West: Anthropometric Trend, Multivariate Determinants, and Descriptive Comparison with Their North and South Korean Peers", in: Anthropologischer Anzeiger: Journal of Biological and Clinical Anthropology, 74(1), pp. 57-66.

S. Jun, J. Lewis, D. Schwekendiek* (2017), "The Biological Standard of Living in Pre-modern Korea: Determinants of Height of Militia Recruits During the Choson Dynasty", in: Economics & Human Biology, 24(1), pp. 104-110.

D. Schwekendiek, N. Mercier* (2016), "A Contemporary History of North Korea: The Socioeconomic Rise of Women in the Post-Cold War Era as Witnessed in Different Regions", in: Asian Women, 32(4), pp. 97-121.

D. Schwekendiek (2016), "Incentivizing Exports in Academic Planning: The Rise of South Korea and Lessons for Underdeveloped Nations", in: Econ Journal Watch, 13(3), pp. 397-421.

D. Schwekendiek (2015), "Socioeconomic Influences on the Physical Wellbeing of Adults in Post-crisis North Korea", in: Asian Population Studies, 11(3), pp. 257-277.

D. Schwekendiek (2015), "Recent Changes in World University Rankings: An Explorative Study of Korea and Germany", in: Asia Europe Journal, 13(4), pp. 361-377.

T. Schroeter, D. Schwekendiek* (2015), "Understanding South Korea's Poor Nation Brand Image: A Content Analysis of Two Leading German Print News Media, 1948-2013", in: International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 11(1), pp. 115-135.

T. Schroeter, D. Schwekendiek* (2014), "50 Jahre Gastarbeitervertrag: Die Darstellung der koreanischen Diaspora in deutschen Medien" [50 Years Guest Worker Treaty: The Portrayal of the Korean Diaspora in the German Media], in: Handok Sahoegwahak Nonchong [Korean-German Social Science Journal], 24(2), pp. 25-56.

D. Schwekendiek (2014), "A Worldwide Study on Gender Differences in Chronic Undernutrition of Children", in: International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 7(1), pp. 75-87.

D. Schwekendiek (2013), "From Pre- to Post-Famine: Trends in Underweight Among North Korean Children, 1987-2012", in: North Korean Review, 9(2), pp. 59-68.

J. Lewis, S. Jun, D. Schwekendiek* (2013), "Toward an Anthropometric History of Choson Dynasty Korea, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century", in: Journal of the Historical Society, 13(3), pp. 239-270.

D. Schwekendiek (2013), "Biosocial Comparison of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference in the Two Koreas", in: Journal of Biosocial Science, 45(5), pp. 615-625.

S. Ulijaszek, D. Schwekendiek* (2013), "Intercontinental Differences in Overweight of Adopted Koreans in the United States and Europe", in: Economics & Human Biology, 11(3), pp. 345-350.

T. Spoorenberg, D. Schwekendiek (2012), "Demographic Changes in North Korea, 1993-2008", in: Population and Development Review, 38(1), pp. 133-158.

S. Pak, D. Schwekendiek, H. Kim (2011), "Height and Living Standards in North Korea, 1930s to 1980s", in: Economic History Review, 64(S1), pp. 142-158.

D. Schwekendiek (2010), "Marketing Korea Inc.", in: Korea Forum, Issue 2010, pp. 99-102.

D. Schwekendiek*, S. Jun (2010), "From the Poorest to the Tallest in East Asia: The Secular Trend in Height of South Koreans", in: Korea Journal, 50(3), pp. 151-175.

D. Schwekendiek (2010), "Regional Variations in Living Conditions During the North Korean Food Crisis of the 1990s", in: Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 22(4), pp. 460-476.

D. Schwekendiek (2010), "Why Has Son-Preference Disappeared in North Korea?", in: North Korean Review, 6(2), pp. 65-73.

D. Schwekendiek (2009), "Happy Birthday? Official versus Chronological Age of Korean Adoptees", in: Journal of Korean Adoption Studies, Summer 2009, 1(1), pp. 25-39.

S. Choi, D. Schwekendiek* (2009), "The Biological Standard of Living in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945", in: Economics & Human Biology, 7(2), pp. 259-264.

D. Schwekendiek, S. Pak* (2009). "Recent Growth of Children in the Two Koreas: A Meta-Analysis", in: Economics & Human Biology, 7(1), pp. 109-112.

D. Schwekendiek (2009), "The Effects of the Seasons of the Year on Malnutrition in North Korea", in: Homo - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 60(1), pp. 5975.

D. Schwekendiek (2009), "Height and Weight Differences between North and South Korea", in: Journal of Biosocial Science, 41(1), pp. 51-57.

D. Schwekendiek (2008), "Determinants of Well-Being in North Korea: Evidence from the Post-Famine Period", in: Economics & Human Biology, 6(3), pp. 446-454.

D. Schwekendiek (2008), "The North Korean Standard of Living During the Famine", in: Social Science and Medicine, 66(3), pp. 596-608.

(Selected) Articles in Edited Books
D. Schwekendiek (2016), "East Asia on the Rise: The Anthropometric History of China, Japan, and Korea", in: Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology, J. Komlos, I. Kelly (eds.), New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 693-709.

D. Schwekendiek (2016), "Segye Sogui Dongasia Gukga Beuraendeu Imiji - Junggug, Ilbon, Hangugui Bigyojeog Gwanjeomeur Jungsimeuro" [East Asian Nation Brand Images in the World - China, Japan, Korea in Comparative Perspective], in: Dongasia Yeongu, Eotteohge Har Geos Inga [East Asian Studies, How to Conduct It], H. Bae, S. Park, I. Park (eds.), Seoul: Sungkyunkwan University Press, pp. 175-192.

D. Schwekendiek (2014), "German Perspectives of Korea: A Historic View Suggested by a News Magazine", in: EURKOREA 2013: European Perspectives of Korea, R. Bertoni, L. Carson (eds.), Turin and Dublin: Trauben Edizioni and Trinity College Dublin, pp. 175-192.

D. Schwekendiek, M. Yeo, S. Ulijaszek (2013), "On Slimming Pills, Growth Hormones and Plastic Surgery: The Socioeconomic Value of the Body in South Korea", in: When Culture Impacts Health, C. Banwell, S. Ulijaszek, J. Dixon (eds.), London, Waltham and San Diego: Academic Press, pp. 141-153.

D. Schwekendiek (2010). "A Meta-Analysis of North Koreans Migrating to China and South Korea", in: Korea: Politics, Economy, Society, R. Frank, J. Hoare, P. Koellner, S. Pares (eds.), Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp. 247-270.

D. Schwekendiek (2009), "Statistical Explorations in Terra Incognita: How Reliable are North Korean Survey Data?", in: Korea Yearbook, R. Frank, J. Hoare, P. Koellner, S. Pares (eds.), Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp. 277-300.

A. Guntupalli, D. Schwekendiek (2009), "Is it Better to Live in Rural or Urban Areas? A Worldwide Study on Child Health", in: Child Welfare Issues and Perspectives, S. Quintero (ed.), New York: Nova, pp. 77-96.

J. Baten, D. Schwekendiek (2008), "Langlebigkeit" [Longevity], in: Enzyklopaedie der Neuzeit [Encyclopedia of Early Modern History], F. Jaeger (ed.), Stuttgart: Metzler, pp. 614-616.

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