Ethan Sharygin is a Ph.D. Candidate in Demography at the Population Studies Center of the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include modeling of marriage markets, sex ratios, low fertility, and the demographic squeeze in China. His dissertation chapters address trends in health and mortality and consequences of high sex ratios in Central and East Asia. Sharygin completed his undergraduate work at the University of Washington in Economics and Chinese in 2003. He completed Master's degrees in Public Policy and East Asia Studies at the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. His publications include "The Consequences of the 'Missing Girls' of China" (World Bank Economic Review) and "China's Bride Shortage & Upcoming Challenges for Elderly Men" (forthcoming, Population Studies).